Tag Archives: ADHD

Working Memory Deficits, Emotional Regulation and ADHD

[Source: Your Therapy Source] The Journal of Attention Disorders published research on working memory deficits, emotional regulation, and ADHD.  Previous research indicates that emotional regulation is related to the development and refinement of executive functions, such as inhibition, planning, and working memory. … Continue reading

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Study: Teen Drivers with ADHD – More Tickets, More Accidents

[Source: Medical X-Press] Teen drivers diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are significantly more likely to crash, be issued traffic and moving violations, and engage in risky driving behaviors than their peers without ADHD, according to a Children’s Hospital of … 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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Does Diet Affect a Child’s ADHD?

Editor’s Note:  Interesting.  I hope too many conclusions are not drawn by families regarding this study.   To this reader, and a Mom of a child who in his youth had severe ADHD, this study says only that “kids with ADHD appear … Continue reading

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FDA Approves Marketing of First Device to Treat ADHD

]Source:  Medical X-Press] (HealthDay)—Marketing has been approved for the first medical device to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. The Monarch external Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation (eTNS) System is available by prescription only for patients aged 7 … Continue reading

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