Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder—ADHD—is a brain-based disorder that affects about one in ten school-aged children. Symptoms continue into adulthood for more than half.
Whether viewing interesting or tedious material on computer screens for long periods of time, the very act can be physically, mentally, and emotionally stressful. Fortunately, many ‘simple to use’ strategies are easily accessible, readily available, and offer relief.
It may be necessary to report certain characteristics apart from actually mentioning the name ADHD.
A number of single nutrients have been tried to treat ADHD but apart from the omega 3 fatty acids, this approach has been largely unsuccessful. Research that combines minerals and vitamins at higher doses has been shown to be more powerful at managing ADHD symptoms in the long term than any single nutrients alone.
Children and adults impacted by attention, executive function, and related learning challenges are better able than ever before to see their differences in a hopeful new light.
Kids with ADHD benefit from direct tools and regular connection to improve their executive functioning skills. Parent training gives parents the techniques, strategies and confidence to empower their children and teens for success at home and school.
What kids with ADHD need most is a parent who understands the way their brain works and accepts for their complexity, and believes in their strengths and possibilities.
ADHD Coaches are specifically trained to work with clients who have ADHD or ADHD-like symptoms. They help their clients create systems and strategies to manage practical aspects of life.
Recognition of attention problems as a disability allows us to make specific and evidence based accommodations specific to that child’s impairments. All accommodations are “fair” when they give a child the opportunity to show what they have been able to learn.