Lifestyle Choices for Kids with ADHD

A recent study that looked at lifestyle behaviors of children with ADHD found that kids with the diagnosis engage in fewer healthy activities than their non-ADHD peers. According to an article on the PsychCentral website, researchers under Dr. Kathleen Holton… Read the rest

Behavior Treatments First for Kids with ADHD?

Findings from a new study could change the way treatment is handled for children with ADHD. According to an article in The New York Times, two research papers published in the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology support using… Read the rest

IEP Guidelines Ensure Age-Appropriate Learning

Coming on the eve of the 40th Anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the federal government has released new guidelines clarifying what the goals of an IEP should be for a student with learning disabilities. In simple… Read the rest

High School Grad Rates: Better For Some

It’s that time of year when the discussion in education circles turns to graduation rates—a key measure of how we’re doing to ensure that our nation’s children have at least a high school education. Overall, the news is good. The… Read the rest

Fidgeting Helps Kids with ADHD Learn

“Sit still.” That’s been the mantra for legions of parents, teachers, and others trying to get children with ADHD to concentrate. But new research shows that not sitting still is exactly what those children need to do in order to… Read the rest