Homemade Fidget Toys for ADHD

A simple toy that you can manipulate with your hands or homemade fidget toys for ADHD can be helpful for some students.

A simple toy that you can manipulate with your hands or homemade fidget toys for ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) can be helpful for some students when it comes to learning. By providing something to manipulate or fidget with, students with ADHD may be able to keep their minds more focused. For some, if they […]

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ADHD and Working Memory In Children

Researchers have explored ADHD and memory in children in order to understand any memory problems that may be present in this group of children.

Do you work with children who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? ADHD symptoms may include deficits in executive functions such as working memory. Researchers have explored ADHD and memory in children in order to understand any memory problems that may be present in this group of children. Working memory is an important cognitive function. […]

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Mindfulness and ADHD

Recent research took a close look at mindfulness and ADHD to see if this intervention would help with the symptoms of ADHD.

Do you work with students who have ADHD? Recent research took a close look at mindfulness and ADHD to see if this intervention would help with the deficits in executive functioning, including working memory, inhibition, planning, family environment, or cognitive flexibility. Need Mindfulness Resources for Your Classroom? If you need help with mindfulness in your […]

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ADHD, Emotional Regulation, and Sleep

A recent research study looked closely at ADHD, emotional regulation, and sleep. Read all the details and how you can help.

If you work with children who have ADHD or who struggle with emotional regulation, you probably already know that sleep duration and quality can influence children throughout the day. A recent research study looked closely at ADHD, emotional regulation, and sleep. Methodology The participants in the study were divided into three groups: 108 children with […]

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 […]