Does Fidgeting Help Kids with ADHD Focus?

Have you noticed that many kids with ADHD seem to move and fidget constantly when they are doing their homework or are sitting at a desk in their classroom, no matter how many times they’ve been told to sit still or stay in their seat?  Have you also noticed that these same kids seem to…

Inside the ADHD Brain: Differences found in kids with ADHD

A large multinational imaging study published last month in The Lancet provides additional evidence confirming what smaller studies have already shown: the brains of children with ADHD look different from those without ADHD. In this recent study, MRI brain scans were analyzed from 1,713 people with ADHD and 1,529 people without ADHD from 9 countries…

Exercise – A Natural Treatment for ADHD

Have you noticed that your child’s ADHD symptoms seem better on days when they are more active? Are they able to sit and focus on their homework more easily once they’ve run around and “burned off some energy” after school? Researchers have only recently begun studying the effects of exercise on ADHD, but results from…

Tips for Teens: Can a Tomato Help You Get Your Homework Done?

You know that you need to stay focused when you are doing your homework or studying for a test, but sometimes it just seems impossible. If you’re like most teens with ADHD, you always have intentions but no matter how hard you try you always seem to get distracted. Usually, the longer you work the…