Category Archives: Children

Tips for Getting Your Child to Bed

School is starting soon, and parents will be in the yearly struggle of getting students to bed earlier.  This is a little more difficult with ADHD children.  Here are some tips from Terry Matlen of ADDConsults: There are many studies … Continue reading

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Five Drug-Free Treatments for ADHD

Medication is not the only treatment for ADHD! Dr Daniel Amen recommends 5 Drug Free Treatments for ADHD They are: Neurofeedback – Brain training using EEG Neurofeedback – effective, but takes several sessions, no side effects Nutrition – High protein, … Continue reading

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Study Shows Link Between Maternal Stress and Childhood ADHD

A study published in The Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry suggests that there is  a relationship between maternal stress during pregnancy and childhood ADHD.  Which kind of makes sense.  There is an increasing amount of … Continue reading

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CNN Report on Neurofeedback

Here’s a report from CNN about treating anxiety and ADD with Neurofeedback.  Click here to check it out!

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Happy ADD Awareness Month!

Here’s a quiz to test your knowledge about ADD.  Click here for the quiz.

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New study shows ADHD meds do not improve grades

A new long term study on the effects of ADHD medications on student grades is out.  The June study looked at medication usage and educational outcomes of nearly 4,000 students in Quebec over an average of 11 years and found … Continue reading

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Biofeedback now a ‘Level 1 – Best Support’ Intervention for Attention and Hyperactivity Behaviors

Good news for Neurofeedback!  The American Academy of Pediatrics “Evidence-based Child and Ado­les­cent Psycho-social Inter­ven­tions”  has just announced it will ele­vate biofeed­back to “Level 1 — Best Sup­port” as an inter­ven­tion for Atten­tion & Hyper­ac­tiv­ity Behav­iors in the next edi­tion.  Read article … Continue reading

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Girls with ADHD should seek treatment early in their school years

In a recent study, UC Berkeley found that girls diagnosed with ADHD as children had more self esteem issues, academic difficulties, and more issues with relationships as young adults than non-ADHD girls, sometimes leading to self-destructive thoughts.  Read the full … Continue reading

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Disciplining ADHD Children can be Done Effectively

Disciplining children who are challenged with ADHD can be done effectively –  with some good, consistent techniques.  Here are some helpful proven techniques: Establish a daily schedule.  Children (and adults) with ADHD are routine-oriented.  Establish times for homework, meals, activities, … Continue reading

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