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Weighted Blankets and ADD in Adults and Children

Weighted Blankets and ADD in Adults and Children

Weighted blankets, which have long been used by occupational therapists working with children on the autism spectrum or who have sensory processing difficulties, are now widely available. Weighted blankets also offer benefits to adults with ADD.   By exerting a form of deep pressure on your body, weighted blankets are credited with reducing stress. Also called …

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On the Road: Driving challenges for teens and adults with ADD

On the Road: Driving challenges for teens and adults with ADD

Distracted driving is a problem all across the country. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), “In 2017 alone, 3,166 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers.” If staying focused on the road is a challenge for all drivers, imagine what it’s like for adults with ADD.  The NHTSA defines …

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Home improvement star talks about his adult ADD in new book

Home improvement star talks about his adult ADD in new book

Ty Pennington, star of TV’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and the current Trading Spaces reboot, shares parts of his personal story in a new book out this month. If you’re a fan of home improvement shows, you are probably familiar with Pennington and his seemingly boundless energy. But you probably didn’t know that he went …

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Would your child benefit from a Social Skills Group?

Not everybody is the life of the party. And that’s okay! If you or your child have been through ADD testing and are looking for ADHD treatment in NYC, don’t be discouraged. You can find Social Skills Groups at the Sachs Center – an innovative practice focused on the treatment and testing of ADD/ADHD and Asperger’s in children, teens …

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Neurofeedback for Autism

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) vary in terms of severity and deficit level but in general experience trouble with social interactions and communicating with others. Early intervention is key for children with autism to improve their symptoms, scholastic abilities, and attention levels. Many different therapies and behavioral strategies are utilized by parents and caregivers …

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