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Tips on Parenting Children with ADHD

If your child has ADHD, you have probably experienced the temper tantrums, chaos, impulsive behavior and frustration that are symptomatic of the disorder. Parenting children with ADHD can be both challenging and exasperating. The challenge is to help your child stay focused, get organized, and feel competent at home and [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:00-04:00July 17th, 2015|C8Kids, C8Parents|Comments Off on Tips on Parenting Children with ADHD

How to Improve the Cognitive Skills in Children with ADHD

Children with ADHD are eager learners. They thrive when they feel a sense of success and accomplishment. Attention Deficit with Hyperactivity Disorder is a common barrier to learning that has a huge impact on students as well as teachers. Whether that impact is positive or negative is dependent upon the [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:00-04:00June 26th, 2015|C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|1 Comment

Coping With ADHD: Improving Executive Function in Children

Attention Deficit with Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a learning disability that can disrupt households and cause feelings of insecurity and frustration in children with the disorder. ADHD is defined as a neurodevelopmental psychiatric disorder that results in deficits in executive function skills. Children who have ADHD have problems with executive [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:00-04:00June 12th, 2015|C8Parents|Comments Off on Coping With ADHD: Improving Executive Function in Children

Does Brain Training Work? The Science Behind Cognitive Software

What is all the buzz about brain training and the cognitive software that supports it? Although on-line brain training is a fairly new concept, companies that promote and sell cognitive software have captured a huge share of the marketplace. Brain training is an interesting and encouraging concept. Scientists and researchers [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:01-04:00May 28th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on Does Brain Training Work? The Science Behind Cognitive Software

How Cognitive Flexibility Activities Help Children with ADHD

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, face special challenges in the classroom, on the playground, in social settings, and at home. A child with ADHD feels frustrated and defeated when he can’t focus long enough to complete an assignment. Activities that should be fun, like playing a simple [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:01-04:00May 13th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|1 Comment

Understanding Executive Function Disorder in Children

Does your child come home from school frustrated and discouraged? Is his backpack stuffed full of wrinkled papers, dried up pens, broken pencils, old tests, last month’s assignment sheets, expired permission slips and checks that were supposed to be turned in to the office to pay for lunches? Does he [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:02-04:00April 28th, 2015|C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on Understanding Executive Function Disorder in Children

How Brain Training Games Improve Cognitive Flexibility

How Brain Training Games Improve Cognitive Flexibility Cognitive flexibility or conscious mental activities like thinking, remembering, learning and understanding refers to the ability to think about multiple aspects simultaneously. Although the definition can vary, one defined consistency is that cognitive flexibility is an element of executive functioning. The formal definition [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:03-04:00March 13th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Parents, C8Schools, Case Studies|Comments Off on How Brain Training Games Improve Cognitive Flexibility

How Brain Games are Changing the Face of ADHD Therapy

How Brain Games are Changing the Face of ADHD Therapy The triumphs of science are rarely predictable, especially from a layman’s perspective. Who would have guessed that injecting a toxin into the facial muscles could alleviate migraine headaches and diminish wrinkles at the same time? Yet BOTOX has become one [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:03-04:00February 27th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on How Brain Games are Changing the Face of ADHD Therapy

How to Improve Cognitive Development in Children

How to Improve Cognitive Development in Children So fundamentally inherent is the ability to think and understand that we usually take it for granted. But when it comes to intellectual development in children, guiding that ability is of paramount importance. That, in a nutshell, is what the study of cognitive [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:04-04:00January 23rd, 2015|C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on How to Improve Cognitive Development in Children

ADHD Treatment Alternatives: Cognitive Flexibility and Educational Success

ADHD Treatment Alternatives: Cognitive Flexibility and Educational Success Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder poses a significant impediment to learning. Traditionally, ADHD treatment for children emphasized the use of medications such as psychostimulants and antidepressants coupled with behavioral modification therapy. However, there are non-chemical ADHD treatment alternatives that have proven extremely effective [...]

By |2018-05-07T23:54:08-04:00May 2nd, 2014|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on ADHD Treatment Alternatives: Cognitive Flexibility and Educational Success