ADHD Linked to Oxygen Deprivation in the Womb

December 21, 2012 by Dr.Yannick Pauli

Many circumstances surrounding pregnancy and birth can contribute to the onset of childhood ADHD. One such circumstance is oxygen deprivation in the womb, a condition that often results from pre-eclampsia, birth asphyxia, or neonatal respiratory distress syndrome. A recent study published in Pediatrics discovered that in utero oxygen deprivation increases the risk of developing childhood ADHD.


Gift Ideas for Children with ADHD

December 14, 2012 by Dr.Yannick Pauli

It might not be a good idea to give flashy toys or favorites from your childhood to a child with ADHD. Picture books could be frustrating for a child who can’t sit still, and a Monopoly set may exasperate someone who can’t comprehend its complex rules. The best gift for children with ADHD is one that plays to their strengths, something that suits their interests and builds their confidence in terms of what they can do. Here are some tips on how to find that perfect gift.


NeuroTracker Attention Training Program Helps Students Focus in 2013

December 7, 2012 by Dr.Yannick Pauli

A student sits in front of a large monitor and puts on 3D glasses, preparing herself for a quick NeuroTracker session. This is her third one since she stopped taking ADHD medications the previous week. The NeuroTracker program has demonstrated its ability to improve the visual and auditory attention of students with ADHD, and its benefits will soon be available to the general public.