Many children have attention deficits that interfere with their schooling. They may have very good memories, or problem solving skills, but their lack of attention results in low grades. Here are some simple tips that can help them out in their class and home-based studies.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is characterized by inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. This article focuses on a number of effective strategies that can be used to improve the attention and focus of a person with ADHD.
Children with Asperger’s often show problem behaviors due to the nature of their condition. In some cases, they may be trying to communicate through their tantrums and other insistent behavior. Read on to understand more about Asperger’s discipline strategies that you can use.
Social anxiety disorder is a common disorder characterized by fear of embarrassment, humiliation and negative evaluation by others in social situations. The most widely used treatment is a cognitive behavioral therapy group, a type of psychoeducational group.
Anxiety is one of the most common co-morbid conditions with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and can make the symptoms of ADHD worse as well as affecting the course of treatment. This article outlines ways you can help alleviate anxiety in children with ADHD.
Deficits in attention can affect problem solving, memory, planning and organisation and time management. This article on attention deficit and work looks at how inattention can lead to poor work performance.
Children who are impulsive tend to act without thinking, blurt out things, and are easily angered. Impulsivity is one of the symptoms of ADHD, but it can also occur in children with sensory processing disorders or it may be an isolated personality trait.
Attention deficit hyperactiivity disorder has a profound impact upon everyone closely associated with it. It’s important to understand the effects of ADHD and how it affects every aspect of a person’s life, as well as the lives of the people around them.
Trying to decide whether to join a support group or not? Find out more about the different types of Asperger’s syndrome support groups, what goes on there and how it is helpful for people with Asperger’s.
Rett syndrome is a genetic condition usually seen in girls and is characterized by early normal development followed by regression. No cure is available for this condition and treatment is mainly palliative and supportive. However, physical therapy can help a child with Retts maintain function.