Train The Brain: Using Neurofeedback To Treat ADHD

December 6th, 2010 - By admin in Information on ADD/ADHD

Katherine Ellison’s son was 12 when he was diag­nosed with atten­tion deficit hyper­ac­tivity disorder, or ADHD. “He was getting into fights. He wasn’t doing his home­work. He was being very diffi­cult with his little brother. And he was just melting down day after day,” Ellison says. “So I decided to devote a year to trying out different approaches to see if we could make it … Continue reading

The neuroAgility Program

December 6th, 2010 - By admin in neuroAgility News

We will also be sched­uling your Family Support Sessions with you.  We want family members, signif­i­cant others, and those living with and affected by the person doing the neuro­feed­back training to attend 2 sessions for every 10 neuro­feed­back sessions.  Struc­ture, bound­aries, goals, ideas and emotions all come into play when family is working and living together.  Our ther­a­pists and our CBT struc­ture will lend a … Continue reading

neuroAgility’s Family Support Plan

December 6th, 2010 - By admin in neuroAgility News

neuroAgility’s Family Plan is designed to incor­po­rate two (2) sessions for family members for every ten (10) sessions the partic­i­pant is training with neuro­feed­back.

Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction

December 6th, 2010 - By admin in Neurofeedback News

By MATT RICHTEL Published: November 21, 2010 The constant stream of stimuli offered by new tech­nology poses a profound new chal­lenge to focusing and learning. Read the full article here on the NY Times website

Women, Hormones, and ADHD

December 6th, 2010 - By admin in Information on ADD/ADHD

The severity of ADHD symp­toms will change during the course of a woman’s cycle. Here’s what you need to know to manage them. by Laura Flynn McCarthy Do your ADD symp­toms worsen at certain times of the month? Is your thinking a little fuzzier the week before your period? Are you orga­nized and effi­cient at mid-cycle?

neuroAgility’s ADHD Checklist

December 6th, 2010 - By admin in Information on ADD/ADHD

ADHD Check­list Is there someone in your family who: Has trouble sustaining atten­tion in work or play Ignores details; makes care­less mistakes Does not follow through on instruc­tions; often doesn’t finish a task Has diffi­culty orga­nizing tasks and activ­i­ties Loses things often Is distracted by extra­neous noise

Scientific American : Faulty Circuits

December 6th, 2010 - By admin in Information on Neurofeedback

In most areas of medi­cine, doctors have histor­i­cally tried to glean some­thing about the under­lying cause of a patient’s illness before figuring out a treat­ment that addresses the source of the problem. When it came to mental or behav­ioral disor­ders in the past, however, no phys­ical cause was detectable so the problem was long assumed by doctors to be solely “mental,” and psycho­log­ical ther­a­pies followed … Continue reading

A site where kids can learn about the brain

December 6th, 2010 - By admin in Information on Neurofeedback

Discover the exciting world of the brain, spinal cord, neurons and the senses. Use the exper­i­ments, activ­i­ties and games to help you learn about the nervous system. There are plenty of links to other web sites for you to explore. Visit the site here