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Kids with ADHD May Benefit From Healthy Lifestyle Changes

A new study published in the Journal of Attention Disorders reveals that youngsters with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder follow fewer healthy lifestyle behaviors as compared to youth groups that do not have ADHD, suggesting that they may benefit from improving those lifestyle choices. This could include increasing water consumption and [...]

By | 2016-07-19T15:52:43+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Behavior, Parenting|Comments Off on Kids with ADHD May Benefit From Healthy Lifestyle Changes

ADHD and Lying: Teaching Your Child to Tell the Truth

Here, we will discuss the impulse issues that children with ADHD face which can result in more misbehavior and additional bouts of lying. To begin with, it should be understood that lying definitely frustrates many parents; it is indeed very aggravating to learn that one’s son or daughter isn’t telling [...]

By | 2016-03-29T16:01:28+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Behavior, Parenting|Comments Off on ADHD and Lying: Teaching Your Child to Tell the Truth

ADHD and Girls: Why Symptoms Manifest Differently

Research has shown that the signs and symptoms of ADHD and girls compared to boys manifests in different ways. Though there’s a widespread misconception that ADHD is a “boy’s disorder” – as such, the CDC has indicated that boys are far more likely to receive an ADHD diagnosis because the disorder presents itself differently [...]

By | 2016-03-15T14:51:34+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Parenting, School|Comments Off on ADHD and Girls: Why Symptoms Manifest Differently

Bullying and ADHD: Parenting Tips to Help Your Child

Children with ADHD face enormous challenges every day. They struggle to meet expectations of teachers, parents and friends. ADHD behavior is difficult to control and impossible to predict. A child with ADHD often finds himself in the center of a chaotic world most of his peers do not understand. He [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:51+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Behavior, Parenting, School|Comments Off on Bullying and ADHD: Parenting Tips to Help Your Child

Does My Child Have ADHD? A look at ADHD in Children

ADHD, or Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, affects around 6.4 million children in the U.S. Guidelines set forth by the American Pediatric Association allow for a diagnosis of ADHD in children 4 to 18 years old, although symptoms generally begin by the age of 12. The disorder causes the child to display hyperactivity and inattentiveness, [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:51+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Behavior, Health, Parenting|1 Comment

Video Games for Kids with ADHD: Improve Focus and Learning

Kids love video games, but video games are not all the same. Dr. Bruce Wexler, co-founder of C8 Sciences ACTIVATE™ brain training program, has developed an intensive program for children that has shown to be especially helpful to those with ADHD. Video games, combined with a well-defined physical exercise regime, [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:52+00:00 December 30th, 2015|Parenting, School|Comments Off on Video Games for Kids with ADHD: Improve Focus and Learning

ADHD Behavior Problems: How Brain Training Games Can Help

Children with ADHD struggle to sustain attention and remain focused in the classroom. When kids with ADHD lose interest classroom activities, they often engage in behaviors that may be inappropriate or disruptive. Typical ADHD behaviors range from simple inattentiveness and daydreaming to temper flare-ups and other aggressive behaviors. Let’s take [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:52+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Behavior, Parenting, School|Comments Off on ADHD Behavior Problems: How Brain Training Games Can Help

Kids with ADHD: How to Improve Communication Skills

Impulsivity, restlessness, inability to focus and distractibility are some of the most familiar indicators of ADHD. The pervasive symptoms of ADHD are chronic, meaning they are problematic throughout the course of an individual’s life. The ability to communicate effectively with others usually progresses naturally when a child realizes that talking [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:52+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Behavior, Parenting, School|Comments Off on Kids with ADHD: How to Improve Communication Skills

How to Improve Brain Power and Manage ADHD in Kids

Kids with ADHD are creative, spontaneous, spirited and imaginative. Many children with ADHD score above average on standardized tests. They think outside the box and make us laugh with their ingenious approaches to problem solving. In spite of those desirable and often sought-after personality traits, parents and teachers struggle to [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:52+00:00 November 16th, 2015|Parenting, School|Comments Off on How to Improve Brain Power and Manage ADHD in Kids

ADHD Diet: Can Food Affect Your Child’s Behavior?

Has the Cause of ADHD Been Identified? Parents of children with ADHD have a common objective. They strive to do whatever it takes assure their child will lead a satisfying and productive life. The exact cause of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is not known. In some cases, ADHD seems to [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:53+00:00 October 20th, 2015|Behavior, Health, Parenting|Comments Off on ADHD Diet: Can Food Affect Your Child’s Behavior?