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(BPT) - With each school year, children and parents alike must adapt to new teachers, new classes and new activities. For children who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (or ADHD), the condition can add increased complexity to an already challenging situation. Certain school-year “checkpoints” – like the first report card, parent-teacher conferences, and the upcoming holiday and winter breaks – are opportunities for parents to assess how their children are adjusting and see if changes may need to be made to their treatment plans.
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(BPT) - As the school year begins, some parents may find that the most chaotic time of the day is around 3 p.m. when class is dismissed and the juggling act of homework, soccer practice and piano lessons begins. With so much going on, it’s important to keep kids energized and focused by providing them with healthy snacks packed with key nutrients such as vitamins E, D, B12 and omega-3s.
(Family Features) Feeding your family with nutrient dense foods can be as simple as making a few better-for-you choices. By definition, superfoods are calorie sparse and packed with beneficial nutrients that add health and flavor to meals. Because the human body cannot create these nourishing elements alone, the addition of these foods is essential for regular function and to defend against certain diseases and conditions.
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The University of Arizona's Strategic Alternative Learning Techniques Center is recognized in a new survey as an international model for higher education institutions when it comes to aiding students with learning and attention challenges.
(StatePoint) Transitioning from high school to the next life stage can be a time of excitement for young people, but it can also be a time filled with uncertainty.
Transitioning from high school to the next life stage can be a time of excitement for young people, but it can also be a time filled with uncertainty.
Oro Valley Pediatrics is expanding its practice by accepting new patients beginning in April.
Recently, the gymnasium at a local church was filled with about 30 adults intensely learning how to properly bounce a racquetball, from the hand being cupped when the ball was caught, then to the touch of the forearm to the upper arm, followed by the c-shaped grip on the ball when it is released.
Attention-Deficit, Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects an estimated five to eight percent of school-aged children throughout the United States. Every day, millions of students attend class suffering from key symptoms of the disorder including inattention, distraction, over-activity and impulsivity. While each of these symptoms can be a part of normal childhood behavior, children with a diagnosis of ADHD suffer from multiple symptoms beyond what is normal given a child’s age and development.
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I've been a recovering fidgeter for decades, but some recently released research findings support my constant gotta-be-doing-something persona as being potentially healthy. This information is contrary to the long-standing mindset held by parents, teachers and a sizeable portion of the professional medical community.
Trying to meet the needs of her own children led Kim Lauger to study neurodevelopmental difficulties, the kind associated with autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and other complex syndromes and problems.