ARTICLES RELATING TO ADHD

Could starting school young lead to false diagnosis of ADHD?

2018-12-12 16:18

Research suggests that particularly in the early grades, age gaps can make a big difference to pupils' behaviour.

Can ADHD or autism be a gift? Yes! It's in the way we look at it

2018-06-11 17:10

Can ADHD be a gift? What about austism? Well, maybe. It's all in the way you look at it.

5 organisation tips for people who hate organising

2018-05-14 12:34

Organisation tips, like colour coding and alphabetising, often come from well organised people because it’s in their nature to code, plan, and label. If your daily routine is on the chaotic side, then tips from the well-organised may not be as useful.

Allergies can worsen your child’s ADHD

2017-12-21 13:16

A mom says healthy eating habits has helped her son to handle hyperactivity

14 signs your daughter may have ADHD

2017-11-22 15:37

Does your daughter forget or misplace things all the time? Is she the classroom helper? Assessment scales for ADHD have tended to use data from boys so the signs of ADHD in girls may not be what you expect.

Meet the Justice League: these kid superheroes kick butt

2017-09-15 12:31

“Our weaknesses are what make us strong,” is Josh Rossi’s message as he photographs these brave little kids, fighting illnesses and ailments, who make up the perfect Justice League.

5 things schools can do to help pupils’ mental health

2017-07-24 13:06

With suicidal tendencies in children growing at an alarming rate, a researcher explains why children's mental health should be prioritised in schools.

Is the latest fidget craze really an effective ADHD treatment?

2017-06-08 14:59

Fidget spinners are the latest craze to hit the market but experts say they probably won’t help you if you have ADHD.

Manage your ADHD and your time

2017-04-25 13:14

Living with ADHD can be difficult, especially when it comes to managing your time. Fortunately there is help available.

ADHD screening and treatment now free in South Africa

2017-04-12 09:42

With the assistance of further funding, a recently launched initiative plans to take on the neurodevelopmental disorder affecting 1 in 20 South African children.

 

Illicit use of ADHD meds won't boost grades

2018-09-14 12:00

Turning to ADHD medication during exams won't improve brain function; if anything it may cause harm to your brain.

Is there a link between ADHD and bullying?

2018-06-06 15:36

Bullying is often directed at insecure and passive children who display physical weakness and poor social skills. However, as a response to the unfair treatment they receive on the playground, some may end up being the bully, to protect themselves.

Can I prevent food allergies in my kids?

2018-01-10 13:41

New research suggests it may be possible and that an early start is key.

Girls have ADHD too

2017-12-20 15:09

Why are mostly boys diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and so many girls are overlooked?

It happened to me: Osteopathy worked wonders for my son

2017-09-15 18:22

What is osteopathy and why did it work so well for Caleb?

Building castles with my nephew at his new Montessori school

2017-09-08 16:15

How Montessori schooling can make a difference in your child's development, should the mainstream schooling system present particular social challenges.

5 conditions that could be mistaken for ADHD

2017-07-21 13:59

Many medical professionals are too quick to diagnose ADHD in children, failing to take into account other possible causes of their symptoms.

WATCH: Teachers react to fidget spinners

2017-06-06 09:10

Like Tamagotchis and Pokémon Go before them, fidget spinners are the latest craze among kids. Find out how your kids' teachers feel about them.

Got ADHD? There’s an app for that!

2017-04-21 14:47

As technology gets smarter, so do the apps available to us. Here are four that will help you remain focused when your ADHD is doing the opposite.

What does the ADHD brain look like?

2017-03-30 08:14

Scientists have discovered that there are actual structural differences in the brains of ADHD patients compared to a control group.

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