Do You Zone Out? Procrastinate? Might Be Adult ADHD

April 12th, 2017 - By jen in Information on ADD/ADHD

Do you pop up from your seat during meet­ings and finish other people’s sentences? And maybe you also procras­ti­nate, or find your­self zoning out in the middle of one-on-one conver­sa­tions?  It’s possible you have adult ADHD… Six simple ques­tions can reli­ably iden­tify adults with atten­­tion-deficit/hy­per­ac­­tivity disorder, according to a World Health Orga­ni­za­tion advi­sory group working with two addi­tional psychi­a­trists. Read full article: npr, “Do You … Continue reading

Texas School Triples Recess Time, Solves Attention Deficit Disorder

March 20th, 2017 - By jen in Information on ADD/ADHD, Uncategorized

Public educa­tion is more stressful than ever for our chil­dren, as stan­dard­ized testing require­ments increase and programs like art, music and phys­ical educa­tion are being phased out. The result of this type of envi­ron­ment is predictable, and the medical estab­lish­ment and big pharma are making a killing by drug­ging active chil­dren with ADHD medica­tions – but one Texas school district is chal­lenging that status quo. … Continue reading

CDC Issues Treatment Plan for ADHD Kids

May 16th, 2016 - By admin in Information on ADD/ADHD

The US Centers for Disease Control and Preven­tion (CDC) empha­sized this month that behavior therapy should be the first step in treat­ment for kids with ADHD. Full Article: Albany Patch, “CDC Issues Treat­ment Plan for ADHD Kids”

How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body

February 22nd, 2016 - By admin in Anxiety, Information on ADD/ADHD, Neurofeedback News

Follow-up brain scans in a study of those who under­went mind­ful­ness medi­ta­tion showed that there was more activity, or commu­ni­ca­tion, among the portions of their brains that process stress-related reac­tions and other areas related to focus and calm. Full Article: The New York Times, “How Medi­ta­tion Changes the Brain and Body”

Can’t Focus? It Might Be Undiagnosed Adult ADHD

January 22nd, 2016 - By admin in Information on ADD/ADHD, Neurofeedback News

More and more adult patients who are concerned about dementia, actu­ally have ADHD. For adults, the problem is not disrup­tive behavior or keeping up in school. It’s an inability to focus, which can mean incon­sis­tency, being late to meet­ings or just having prob­lems managing day-to-day tasks. Full Article: NPR, “Can’t Focus? It Might Be Undi­ag­nosed Adult ADHD