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Improving Student Focus & Attention in Learning

Pay Attention: Improving Student Focus and Attention in the K-12 Classroom We’ve all seen the typical elementary classroom, whether in real life or on television– with the aloof student squirming and struggling to pay attention while most of the class attentively answers questions and discusses the [...]

By |2020-06-30T10:37:16-04:00March 17th, 2017|C8Schools|Comments Off on Improving Student Focus & Attention in Learning

ADHD and Its Impact on Academic Performance

Did you know that the range of IQ scores for kids with ADHD is the same as kids who do not have the disorder? ADHD is not a sign of low intelligence. Why then, you might ask, is my child having such a hard time in [...]

By |2020-06-30T10:18:17-04:00February 25th, 2016|C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on ADHD and Its Impact on Academic Performance

Positive Reinforcement and ADHD: A Little Goes a Long Way

Everybody loves praise for a job well done, and positive reinforcement is an effective way to foster self-confidence in your child. If your child has ADHD, giving him praise and positive reinforcement is especially important. Kids who have ADHD need guidelines and boundaries. If you focus [...]

By |2020-06-30T10:14:45-04:00January 28th, 2016|C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on Positive Reinforcement and ADHD: A Little Goes a Long Way

Could Video Games Possibly be Prescribed for ADHD Treatment?

Children with ADHD struggle in the classroom when the symptoms of their condition upset the natural order of things. Distractibility, impulsivity, and inappropriate classroom behavior are obstacles to learning for kids with ADHD. Studies have revealed that 1 in 10 children between the ages of 4 [...]

By |2020-06-30T11:29:45-04:00December 23rd, 2015|C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on Could Video Games Possibly be Prescribed for ADHD Treatment?

Executive Function Disorder vs. ADHD

Executive Function Disorder vs. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed mental disorder in children. The disorder is more common in boys than in girls. Symptoms often persist throughout the teenage years, and even into adulthood. Recent studies indicate [...]

By |2020-06-30T11:50:20-04:00November 16th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on Executive Function Disorder vs. ADHD

Language Processing and ADHD in Children

If your child has ADHD, you are all too familiar with the behaviors and symptoms associated with the condition. Some children with ADHD also struggle with a wide range of language disorders, making it even more difficult to succeed in the classroom. The ability to understand [...]

By |2020-06-30T11:52:59-04:00October 20th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on Language Processing and ADHD in Children

The Social Challenges of Children with ADHD

The need for social interaction begins in infancy. When a baby stares at his mother’s face and returns her loving smile, a social exchange takes place. Humans are social creatures. We all crave the social connection with others that enriches our lives and gives us a [...]

By |2020-06-16T10:19:33-04:00September 16th, 2015|C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on The Social Challenges of Children with ADHD

A Back to School Guide for Children with ADHD

There’s an old song that says, “Summertime, and the living is easy.” If you have a child with ADHD, you know that is true. Lazy days, sleeping late, impromptu picnics, swimming and vacations are the activities we think of when we say summer. All kids love [...]

By |2020-06-10T15:35:15-04:00August 30th, 2015|C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on A Back to School Guide for 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 [...]

By |2020-06-16T09:45:42-04:00June 26th, 2015|C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|1 Comment

Does Brain Training Work? The Science Behind Cognitive Software for Kids

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 [...]

By |2020-06-12T11:26:52-04:00May 28th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools|Comments Off on Does Brain Training Work? The Science Behind Cognitive Software for Kids