3 Indoor Exercises Your ADHD Child Should Try this Winter

December 28, 2014 by Dr. Yannick Pauli

All your ADHD child needs is 30 minutes of exercise each day to significantly reduce the symptoms of ADHD. Getting any movement done during winter can be challenging – especially when tablets and other screens provide a tempting distraction. But there are ways to make indoor movement fun for your kids. Here are some ideas.


How to Maintain an ADHD Diet During the Holidays

December 18, 2014 by Dr. Yannick Pauli

Getting your child to give up favorite foods for an ADHD diet is tricky, and the holiday season might make it more difficult. The last few weeks of the year will be filled with dinner parties, family reunions, and other types of gatherings centered on food. Your child might feel left out when cousins enjoy forbidden holiday treats, and relatives won’t understand why he or she can’t have just one tiny cookie. It may not be a good idea to take a break from your child’s diet and start from scratch after a few weeks, but here are some tips that will make eating a fun occasion for your child during the holidays.


4 Ways to Keep ADHD Kids Calm in Winter

December 10, 2014 by Dr. Yannick Pauli

ADHD parenting can be extra challenging when the weather turns cold and snow starts to fall. Kids have to stay indoors, and the four walls of the house might not be enough to contain their excess energy. Here are four tips that will make your hyperactive child more manageable until spring arrives.


What’s Causing the Global Rise of ADHD?

December 3, 2014 by Dr. Yannick Pauli

ADHD is by no means a contagious disorder, but its diagnosis and treatment has increased as much as tenfold in North America, South America, and Europe. According to the research of Peter Conrad, a social sciences professor at Brandeis University, ADHD is not so much a medical plague as an economic and cultural one. His paper, which was published in the journal Social Science and Medicine, examines the exorbitant rise of ADHD in Germany, France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and Brazil, and provides fascinating insights on trends that are causing it.