ADD/ADHD at Thanksgiving

ADD/ADHD at Thanksgiving

For many families, Thanksgiving presents challenges. There are turkeys that don’t thawed out in time and difficult relatives who overstay their welcome. If you have a child or adult with ADD, however, the holiday will bring additional challenges.   Thanksgiving and the other holidays we’ll be celebrating as the New Year draws closer tend to disrupt …

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How to Better Understand ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment

ADHD, or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, doesn’t only affect children. The percentage of children with an ADHD diagnosis is higher, but adults can still suffer from ADHD.  By one estimate, 8.4 percent of children have ADHD. That’s compared to an estimated 2.5 percent of adults, according to the American Psychiatric Association.  Yet an ADHD diagnosis isn’t …

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3 Proven Benefits of Sleep and Relaxation for People With ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or “ADHD” is a medical condition that affects brain development. People who suffer from ADHD often have trouble sitting still, focusing on one task, controlling their impulses, and difficulty sleeping. It is one of the most widespread conditions affecting children but can last into adulthood too. Living with ADHD can feel …

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Treatment for ADHD

Which methods help you control ADHD other than medication? Having a kid with ADHD can be difficult. What’s more, some prefer not to start their kids on medication while they do not know of the expected alternatives. Overcoming ADHD without medication is increasingly becoming a choice for most parents and guardians with growing concerns on …

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ADHD Accommodations for the Classroom

My child has ADHD, how do I help?             Children who are diagnosed with ADHD are eligible to receive accommodations in the classroom setting. Simply put, accommodations are implemented to remove the barriers which are preventing these children from learning and performing to the best of their ability. ADHD can drastically inhibit a child’s ability …

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