By Kristen Stewart Physical activity has short-term but powerful benefits for adults and kids with ADHD. It’s no surprise that exercise boasts many health benefits — but it may also help ease or even treat both child and adult ADHD symptoms. Read the full article here.Continue Reading... No Comments.
SAMANTHA ADAMS10:15 a.m. EST February 11, 2015 A number of my friends whose children have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been analyzing the role of diet and nutrition in an effort to help lessen the symptoms of hyperactivity. ADHD is a brain-based medical disorder caused by faulty connections between nerve cells […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Last week I was at a local eatery visiting with some friends. One of the friends, a 3rd grade teacher, was discussing her student’s recent project researching the advantages and disadvantages of entrepreneurship. Her students listed the typical advantages of freedom of working for one self, doing what they wanted to do. They also listed […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
October 31, 2012 – By: Tina Burgess “If modern psychology had existed back then, Tom would have probably been deemed a victim of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and prescribed a hefty dose of the ‘miracle drug’ Ritalin. At age seven – after spending 12 weeks in a noisy one-room schoolhouse with 38 other students […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Thomas Edison’s Recipe of ADHD
*Resource: Russell Barkley, PhD Russell Barkley, PhD, one of the foremost researchers of ADHD suggests that ADHD is not an attention disorder. He suggests that “ADHD is a blindness to the future… so that the child and adult with ADHD are going to wait until the future is eminent (in your face)… and then they […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
During a recent coaching call the question was asked, “why is it that ADHD adults resist ‘routine and structure’? She explained that structure “feels like a ‘straight jacket”. She also asked if it as common for adults with ADHD to enjoy the ‘novelty’ of doing things differently vs feeling constricted by structure? I explained that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Adult ADHD is Real.” That’s the message ADHD advocacy groups ADHD Coaches Organization, Attention Deficit Disorder Association, and Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder –with support from Shire and PR activities from Porter Novelli–sought to get across. The national multimedia PSA campaign enlisted actor Howie Mandel, host of Deal or No Deal, as its […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This is the second article in a series on “Mindfulness and ADHD”. I’ve previously mentioned that, “Mindfulness is truly bringing ‘present moment awareness’ into every moment… while eating, walking, working and even during multi-tasking”. Of course, adults with ADHD frequently experience disorganization, forgetfulness, distractibility and more. Attention deficit or poor attention and focus are significant […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It all starts in childhood, with the relationship between parent and child. The average onset of AD/HD is age three, and this is also the time when parents begin seriously working on expectations and discipline. But due to the impulsivity, inattentiveness and over-activity of the child, behavior problems and conflicts often ensue, and the parent-child […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Did you know that Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or AD/HD, isn’t just a childhood problem? The fact is, AD/HD can persist throughout a person’s lifetime, and impact every aspect of his or her life, especially building and sustaining relationships. AD/HD Awareness Week is September 14-20. This year’s theme is “From First Years to Golden Years: AD/HD and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.