Kids (and adults) with ADHD often need something to help them feel settled so they can sustain their attention and focus. So-called fidget toys are a way to accomplish this. These are gadgets that activate different sensory areas without being too disruptive to others. Fidget toys come in many types.
There’s been so much attention the past few days about whether Ritalin is effective for treating ADHD, you may have missed the news that fidgeting can help manage ADHD. That’s right, fidgeting actually helps kids with ADHD stay alert. Time … Read More
Ever tried to do two or more things at once? Like doing homework and listening to your music? Or listening to a talk and doodling your notes? Did it work for you? Those secondary “mindless” tasks (the doodling and … Read More
College is a critical time for students with ADHD. Finding new strategies that work with ADHD is the key to success. We are pleased to announce that a new resource for college students is now available, free of charge! ADHD … Read More
Last week we wrote a post about executive function and ADHD inspired by John Medina’s book Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School. Each of Medina’s 12 Principals are based on scientifically-proven facts about … Read More
I’ve got it all, all right. Impulsiveness. Fidgeting. Procrastination. Lateness. Can’t sit still. I even have an ADHD coach! I can sugar coat it all I want but the truth is having ADHD sucks! I hate it when I say … Read More