Tag Archives: ADD

10 Alerting Activities for the Classroom or Home

[Source: Your Therapy Source] As we all know, this year is going to look very different for students at school or at home. Whether children are learning in person or remotely, there will be more sedentary time due to social … Continue reading

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Slower Growth in Working Memory Linked to Teen Driving Crashes

[Source” Science Daily] Research into why adolescent drivers are involved in motor vehicle crashes, the leading cause of injury and death among 16- to 19-year-olds in the United States, has often focused on driving experience and skills. But a new … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Strategies for Students With Scattered Minds

[Source: Edutopia] Imagine a team without a coach guiding players toward working together to execute a winning strategy. Imagine a company without a leader to make sure that employees across departments are equipped and organized to collaborate on continually improving … Continue reading

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Fluoride Exposure in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD Symptoms in Kids

[Source: Psych Central] Pregnant women with higher levels of fluoride in their urine may be more likely to have school-age children with certain symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), such as inattentiveness and cognitive problems, according to a new Canadian study … Continue reading

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Heavily Decorated Classrooms Disrupt Attention and Learning In Young Children

[Source:  Association for Psychological Science] Maps, number lines, shapes, artwork, and other materials tend to cover elementary classroom walls. However, too much of a good thing may end up disrupting attention and learning in young children, according to research published in Psychological … Continue reading

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