The Effect of Fine Motor Training Program on the Academic Achievement for Students With Adhd

… located.    The Link between children with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and fine motor coordination problems has been recognized for decades (Piek, Pitcher, & Hay, 1999).  In a study of both fine and gross motor ability of males with ADHD compared with a group of control children, Pitcher, Piek, and Hay, (2003) found poorer fine motor ability in children with ADHD.  Poor fine motor problems have been associated with ADHD in addition to the main symptom groups of …

Pros and Cons of ADHD Medication

Pros and Cons of ADHD Medication By Mackenzie Quinn Introduction As a parent of a child who has Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) you are faced with deciding how to manage your child’s ADHD symptoms. One options for treating the symptoms of ADHD that is highly debated is medication; some people strongly believe it is the best options and other believe medication shouldn’t be used on children. Determining the best option for your child is an important decision that shouldn’t be …

Children with ADHD: Unlocking the Secrets to Good Behavior – A Parenting Guide

Children with ADHD: Unlocking the Secrets to Good Behavior – A Parenting Guide For the parents of a child with ADHD, everyday tasks turn into battles—from getting the child out the door in the morning to getting him to bed at night. My son was diagnosed with ADHD at age 6, so I remember what it was like to have a daily tug of war with an attention disordered child all too well. Parents look for help everywhere. They may read one book after another and hear a parade of behavioral experts …

Information on ADD and ADHD – Limit Your Surfing On The Net

Information on ADD and ADHD – Limit Your Surfing On The Net There is so much information on ADHD and ADD now on the Net that it is a jungle and sometimes, parents get lost and this is more than understandable. My suggestion is to limit your surfing. In this way, the tsunami of information about ADHD in children will become more manageable and you will not be so overwhelmed. Also if you want to adopt a natural homeopathic cure, your time on the Net will be drastically cut as there is no …

For ADHD Adult Patients, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Plus Medication Better Than Medication Alone

For ADHD Adult Patients, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Plus Medication Better Than Medication Alone An adult with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who takes targeted medication combined with 1-on-1 sessions of CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) is likely to experience significantly greater improvement of symptoms compared to an ADHD adult patient who only has the medication, according to research published in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), August 25th …

ADHD: An Overview

ADHD: An Overview ADHD is neither a “new” mental health problem nor is it a disorder created for the purpose of personal gain or financial profit by pharmaceutical companies, the mental health field, or by the media.  It is a very real behavioral and medical disorder that affects millions of people nationwide.  According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), ADHD is one of the most common mental disorders in children and adolescents.  According to research sponsored by NIMH, …