Tag Archives: ADHD

Prenatal Exposure to ADHD Meds Tied to Neonatal Morbidity

[Source;  Medical X-Press] Ulrika Nörby, Ph.D., from Lund University in Sweden, and colleagues examined perinatal outcomes for singletons born between 2006 and 2014 in Sweden after maternal use of ADHD medication during pregnancy. Infants exposed to ADHD medication during pregnancy … Continue reading

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Keeping Harsh Punishment in Check Helps Kids with ADHD, Study Finds

[Source:  Science Daily] Researchers from The Ohio State University evaluated physiological markers of emotional regulation in preschool children with ADHD before and after a parent and child intervention aimed at improving family relations. Changes in parenting — including less yelling … Continue reading

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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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