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Stress Begone! How to Enjoy Your Holidays:

The holiday season is quickly approaching. Houses need to be decorated, gifts need to be purchased, and feasts need to be planned.  It is a time for love and laughter, but for others, this can be the most stressful time of the year. It is nearly impossible to make everything perfect but is even more difficult when your gift is ADHD. There are so many juggling pieces that must be handled with care, that you must be prepared for anything. Additude Magazine has provided some great tips to...

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ADHD Diagnosis & The Youngest Child in the Classroom

Does the age of a child in a classroom setting matter when discussing ADHD? In late September, Reuters published an article reviewing a study that found children who are younger in the classroom are more likely to be diagnosed with learning disabilities, depression, and ADHD than older students in the classroom. ADHD In the Classroom 1

Researchers in this study examined school enrollment data and electronic health records of more than 1 million students ages 4-15 in the U.K. The students’ ages were calculated...

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5 Steps to Take the Chaos Out of Your Morning

As the holiday season is approaching, how are you going to finish out your year? Holiday shopping, family visits, and all of the holiday foods can really have a toll on one’s body and productivity. Harvard University and EverydayPower have published some great articles to help you create a morning routine to stay in control this season. Follow these simple steps for children and adults and watch as your habits improve leading into the New Year.

Step 1) Create a morning routine:morning success

Mornings can be...

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Can a Traumatic Brain Injury Cause ADHD?

A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is defined by the Mayo Clinic as a brain injury that results from a violent blow or jolt to the head or body. It can also be caused by an object that penetrates brain tissue. Many symptoms can result from a TBI.  One symptom category is Cognitive and Mental.  This category includes memory or Girl with head injury 2concentration problems, mood changes or mood swings, and feeling depressed or anxious.

Recently an article published in The Hornet Newspaper cites a...

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