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Food and Behavior – It’s Complicated
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…kids who don’t have ADHD. Heck, these distractions provoke the same behaviors in adults both with and without ADHD. And still, studies continue to show that for a small percentage…

The Adolescent Brain: Primed for Thrills and High On Life
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…his behavior is virtually null. He was already likely a bit more impulsive due to his ADHD, and also had slower processing than other kids his age (ADHD kids often…

What If My Child Has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?
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…be attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It’s a busy day for the pediatrician; she sees him quickly—she’s seen lots of ADHD—and prescribes ADHD medications. But Malcolm inevitably gets worse, picking…

What is Working Memory?
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…such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Dyslexia. In fact, it’s a central feature of ADHD and one of the cognitive systems that is most sensitive to disruption when…

How Do You Measure Executive Function Skills in Kids?
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…part of the brain works somewhat differently in people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Although not all of those with ADHD perform poorly on direct tests of executive functions,…

Understanding Obesity Stigma, feat. Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA
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…Stop Eating,’ Scientists Say (Newsweek) CBT Is Effective for Childhood Obesity (Beck Institute) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, featuring Susan Sprich, PhD (MGH Clay Center) Is Your ADHD Brain Hard-Wired for Weight…

What to Know About Getting Your Child SAT/ACT Accommodations
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ADHD or a documented learning disability, extra time may allow you to actually complete the test. Not everyone with ADHD benefits from extra time, but many do—particularly those with slow…

Learning Disabilities 101
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…Screening for common co-existing conditions, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Intelligence tests Multiple measures of reading, writing and spelling, including measures of decoding, non-word reading, oral reading and…

Intro To Processing Speed
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…as having ADHD, as only 61% of the kids with ADHD also had processing speed deficits (as compared to their age-matched peers). Significant numbers of children with other diagnoses also…

Meeting The Challenges Of Tourette’s Disorder: Dan’s Story
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…also began to develop symptoms of anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). I saw a seemingly never-ending succession of doctors as we found that few…

What Is Conduct Disorder?
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…these symptoms can persist into adulthood. Children with CD often have other comorbid (or coexisting) disorders such as depression, anxiety, substance-related disorders, learning disabilities, and ADHD. It’s important to note…

Medications: For Better or Worse? featuring Timothy Wilens, MD – Shrinking It Down
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…and how to know when medication should be considered for your child or teen. Plus, a closer look at medications for treating ADHD. Thank you for joining in this conversation….

Low Self-Esteem: Where Does It Come From and What Can Adults Do to Help?
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…avid soccer player. He also has ADHD. Tyler has always done well academically, as his ADHD presents mainly as impulsivity – not inattentiveness. But socially, Tyler sometimes has trouble stopping…

Equine Therapy. How Does It Work? feat. Janice Gilman of BINA Farm – Shrinking It Down
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…different kinds of equine therapy for kids. What make horses so unique when it comes to therapeutic treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, anxiety, and more? Plus, tune in until…

The Pre-School Is Worried About My Child’s Oppositionality
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…long way in these instances. Maybe Timmy has a kernel of attentional challenges. Strictly speaking, we tend not to diagnose Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) before age 8 or so….