ADHD Behavior Problems Beyond Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity

September 28, 2012 by Dr.Yannick Pauli

Most people are not aware that children with ADHD experience behavioral problems beyond inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity.  This happens because the underlying functional disconnect behind ADHD alters the way the brain functions, which makes it difficult for the child to control certain behaviors or understand certain stimuli. If your child has ADHD, expect him or her to encounter the following difficulties over a period of time. The good news is that these behavioral problems can be overcome if you and your child’s health care provider work together to teach him or her a few basic skills.

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After-School Activities for Kids with ADHD

September 18, 2012 by Dr.Yannick Pauli

Every kid enjoys cartoons, video games, and Internet surfing, but these aren’t the best after-school activities for someone with ADHD.  Not only are these forms of entertainment distracting; they also encourage a sedentary lifestyle and prevent kids from doing physical activity, which is important for the postural muscles.  Instead of spending their after-school hours in front of the television, help your ADHD child by enrolling him or her in one of these extra-curricular activities.  Not only will they give your child the discipline and structure he or she needs to overcome ADHD, but they can also unmask and develop any hidden talents your child has.

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ADHD Homework Systems: Solutions for School and Home

September 14, 2012 by Dr.Yannick Pauli

Getting homework done isn’t easy for a student with ADHD.  A child with poor short term memory, attention span, and focus will have a difficult time taking down assignments, bringing home the correct books, and keeping track of deadlines.  The good news is that you and your child’s teacher can help your child get homework done using a homework routine.  Though it may take a few weeks or months for the routine to become a habit, getting homework done on time won’t be such a chore.

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ADHD Natural Treatment for Preschool Kids

September 7, 2012 by Dr.Yannick Pauli

We’ve been hearing a lot about preschool children, ADHD, and the debate over whether such young children should even be diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder.  How can you distinguish ADHD symptoms from typical toddler behavior? And if a young child really is indeed too hyperactive, too aggressive to play with other kids, or unable to pay attention, is it really right to medicate children for what may simply be normal reactions to something in a child’s environment? Can an ADHD natural treatment be given to preschoolers?

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