30 Essential Ideas you should know about ADHD, 3A The Five Executive Functions

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Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

… Good grammar and vocabulary despite having communication difficulties Normal cognitive development & average or above average intelligence. ADHD is an attention and impulse control disorder associated with the Executive function of the brain. Which involves difficulty in the following area’s: Easily distracted Fails to pay attention to details and making careless mistakes Forgetting things, such as pencils, that are needed to complete a task Fidget or need to wriggle around & …

Your Questions About Adhd Cures

Mary asks… What can help cure ADHD instead of medication? barry jennings answers: Food additives have become the center of a lot of recent research but to give you my honest (semi-professional) opinion would be that these children that have had behavior improve in this way; usually it is because the food is down to the hyperactivity and not ADHD. The fact is that there are many other symptoms of ADHD that are not affected like this for example Executive dysfunction (like …

Your Questions About Adhd In Adults

… While I disagree with the above poster who implies that ADHD is “not real,” it is true that lifestyle changes such as proper sleep, exercise, and nutrition can make a big difference – especially exercise. In addition, you might want to try counseling in the form of a personal (or Executive) coach to assist you with goals. Finally, check out books for adults with ADHD like “Driven to Distraction” and groups/websites such as CHADD for support and suggestions. Good …