Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

… often diagnosed with adhd and sometimes with OCD first. The reason is that, on the surface, the behaviors look the same. However, a good evaluation will often find that the underlying causes for the behaviors are very different. With autism spectrum disorders, the causes are often to escape types of sensory input or to seek out more sensory input. It can also be to avoid certain social situations, or because they do not understand all of the nuances or social interactions. Changes in …

Your Questions About Adhd Cures

… may be able to do is find ways to help your son with gaining social skills and improving sensory tolerances. Your son may benefit from behavioral or cognitive therapy targeting social skill development and understanding. He may need help with learning ways of coping with an overload of sensory input. He may not be able to provide his own structure but may need to have his environment and routines structured for him. A good place to start is by writing down a list or description of …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

… suffer from such issues as, attention deficit disorder, (ADHD), Tourettes, or autism. These children often are afflicted with sensory issues that effect their perceptions, thus making daily life more difficult. The best strategy for parents and caregivers is to practice patience, flexibility, and most of all creativity when working with children with disabilities. In mental retardation, autism and Downs Syndrome, the care is often different, due to developmental delays that are present in the …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Children

… alternative to AD(H)D medication? If you have chosen not to medicate your child for ADD/ADHD, what else are you trying that has worked? Exercise? Diet? sensory diet? Please include your child’s age and gender. I am a special education teacher and I would like to have some suggestions to offer parents who struggle with this decision. barry jennings answers: I have tried all the “other” methods in the past, and found that those ideas do help to some degree, but the …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Kids

… him anything and see what he came up with). my youngest has a specialist paediatrician who says it’s not autism or asperger’s because she’s very friendly and sociable but i’ve met a lot of autistic children who are very charming and absolutely lovable – so what gives with that? “sensory issues” – i just remembered, too, that even as an infant, she absolutely hated anything fuzzy or fluffy. she was also very frightened of animals, to the point we …

Your Questions About Adhd Diets For Children

… only the school may be able to provide some services–specifically OT Martial Arts is a good activity for kids with ADHD-really helps with their attention/control their activty and its Aspergers you want to rule out. Also sensory Integration disorder that is treated by an OT sensory problems are often misdiagnosed as ADHD.. I am going to assume she fully researched meds before deciding against it–if not–she needs to do this–some kids are at risk for serious injury because …

Your Questions About Adhd Medications For Kids

… at the skin around his nails, I’ve given him pieces of velcro to play with instead. It’s better for his skin and the sensory affect helps too. Thanks! barry jennings answers: I don’t know if this will help but I will throw it out there. Our son has ADHD as well and one of the things that really helped him at school and at home too was to ‘give him a heads up’. Even if the teacher at school has a routine that all the kids are aware of, ask her to nicely let …

Your Questions About Adhd Causes In Children

… “ADHD, Aspergers Tendencies” No-one has any idea why these are occurring and I’m not sure what else to try (tests to request, possible causes, etc.). His symptoms: ADHD – yes, he does have the symptoms Anxiety Foul breath/very strong urine odor inattentiveness Bad (were talking he needs a one-on-one aide) behavior Delayed Speech sensory integration issues (seeks out stimulous, etc.) I had a friend tell me to get him tested for food allergies, but I want to get a …