Tag Archives: ADHD

New Study Links Same Gene to Both Autism and ADHD

[Source: Science Daily] Researchers from the national psychiatric project iPSYCH have found that autism and ADHD share changes in the same genes. The new knowledge relates directly to the biological causes of the two child psychiatric disorders. In Denmark, approximately … Continue reading

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Yoga and ADHD

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Yoga incorporates breathing techniques, postural control, muscle strengthening, flexibility and cognitive control which can help promote self-control, attention, body awareness, and stress management. These are all skills that are beneficial for children with ADHD to practice. … Continue reading

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ADHD Awareness Month – The Bridging Apps App List is Out!

[Source:  Bridging Apps] October is ADHD Awareness Month and in today’s chaotic and fast paced society, one of the most common complaints is the struggle to keep up with it all. Children, teens and adults are balancing everything from homework, … Continue reading

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AAP Issues Updated ADHD Guidelines

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is in the news a lot, and now newer research has prompted a leading pediatricians’ group to update its guidelines for diagnosing and treating the disorder for the first time since 2011. Dr. Mark … Continue reading

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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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