Tag Archives: ADHD

New Research Reaffirms That Fidgeting Helps Kids with ADHD Concentrate

[Source:  Psych Central] Many a parent has expressed frustration when they watch their child with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder squirm and fidget in school and while doing their homework, yet appear laser-focused and motionless sitting in front of the TV. New … Continue reading

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Tracking Tiny Eye Movements May Help Diagnose, Treat ADHD

[Source:  Psych Central] Close observation of tiny movements in the eyes may help researchers better understand and perhaps eventually improve assessment of attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a new study published in the journal Psychological Science. Growing evidence suggests that … Continue reading

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OT Corner: 20 Awesome DIY Fidget Toys

[Source: The Inspired Treehouse] One of the most challenging things about being a school-based therapist is that we’re often faced with very large caseloads and very limited resources. The good news is that, as therapists, we are trained to problem … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: ADHD and Lying: What You Need to Know

Editor’s Note:  Thank you, Sincerely, School Psychologist for sharing this article [Source:  Understood via Sincerely, School Psychologist] Most kids lie or avoid telling the truth on occasion. But if your child has ADHD, you might find yourself often asking him, “Why … Continue reading

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Dysgraphia, ADHD and Autism

[Source: Your Therapy Source] The Journal of Attention Disorders published research on the prevalence of dysgraphia by age across all grade levels was determined in students with ADHD or autism.  Previous research indicates that children with ADHD and autism show poorer handwriting quality (e.g., … Continue reading

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