COVID Restrictions and ADHD

Do you work with students who have ADHD? A recent research article took a closer look at the effects of COVID-19 restrictions on children with ADHD.

Do you work with students who have ADHD? A recent research article took a closer look at the effects of COVID-19 restrictions on children with ADHD. To examine the association between COVID restrictions and ADHD during the lockdown in Australia last Spring, 213 parents completed a survey. Results of the Study on COVID Restrictions and […]

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ADHD and Fine Motor Skills

A recent study examined specifically ADHD and fine motor skills in primary school children who were diagnosed with ADHD.

Did you know that ADHD affects approximately 3% – 7% of school-aged children worldwide? The symptoms of ADHD may include severe inattention, impulsiveness and overactivity and many children also display poor motor coordination. Pervious research indicates motor problems in children with ADHD 30% to 52% of the time. This can influence many skills such a […]

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Extended Time for Tests and ADHD

Extended time for tests what does the research say

Extended Time for Tests and ADHD – What Does the Research Say? If you work in a school, you are most likely familiar with the accommodation of extended time for tests and ADHD.  Many students with ADHD and other disabilities have extended time of varying degrees for certain subjects.  Recent research examined the objective effectiveness […]

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ADHD and Writing Performance

If you work with students who have ADHD, you have probably observed them struggling with writing tasks. It could be handwriting, computer use actual writing composition performance. A study was conducted on ADHD and writing performance.

If you work with students who have ADHD, you have probably observed them struggling with writing tasks. It could be handwriting, computer use actual writing composition performance. A study was conducted on ADHD and writing performance. Methodology of the Study The participants included students in grades 3 to 7, 84 with ADHD and 135 age- […]

Exercise and ADHD – What Does the Research Say?

There has been many studies on exercise and ADHD that indicate a possible beneficial effect on functional outcomes for children with ADHD.

There has been many studies on exercise and ADHD that indicate a possible beneficial effect on functional outcomes for children with ADHD. A recent meta-analysis research study was completed and published in the Journal of Attention Disorders. Results of the Study on Exercise and ADHD After searching various databases, studies reporting on the effects of […]

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Working Memory Deficits, Emotional Regulation and ADHD

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.

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. Methodology of the Study This study investigated the functional relationship between varying working memory demands and ADHD-related […]

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One Simple Tip to Improve Inhibitory Control in ADHD

Inhibitory control allows children to control their impulses and responses to stimuli. Here is one simple tip to improve inhibition in children with ADHD.

Do you work with or parent a child with ADHD?  Inhibitory control allows children to control their impulses and responses to stimuli.  Inhibition is part of executive function skills and it can be difficult for children with ADHD.  It is actually a primary cognitive deficit in ADHD. A recent study indicated that changing sleep patterns can […]

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How to Improve Emotional Self-Regulation Among Children with Autism and Attention Disorders

How to Improve Emotional Self-Regulation

This is a super helpful article on how to improve emotional self-regulation among children with autism and attention disorders.  It is a guest post from OnlinePsychology@Pepperdine, the online Masters in Applied Behavioral Analysis program from Pepperdine University. Do the children that you work with get distracted easily and need to be repeatedly reminded to complete a simple […]

Motor Performance and Social Problems in Children with ADHD

Motor Performance and Social Problems in Children with ADHD

Motor Performance and Social Problems in Children with ADHD The Journal of Attention Disorders published research on motor performance and social problems in children with ADHD comparing parent and teacher ratings on the Conners’ Rating Scales-Revised.  The participants included 129 children (9-12 years old) who were assessed with the McCarron Assessment of Neuromuscular Development for […]