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ADHD in the Workplace

Everyone gets irritable at work from time to time, but it usually is only a temporary occurrence. This may be different for the millions of adults suffering from ADHD, which can cause frequent feelings of irritation and anxiety. But with proper treatment, awareness and the right strategies, one can exceed all expectations in the workplace. […]
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Surprising Facts About ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood disorder that affects 3 to 7 percent of school-aged children. Even though the number of children who are diagnosed with ADHD increases every day, there are still many little-known facts out there that most parents don’t know. Here are some surprising facts about ADHD that can […]
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9 Ways to Focus Right Now: Harness the Power of ADHD Fidgeting

Doing two things at once, can actually help focus the ADHD brain on a primary task. Experts believe that engaging in an activity that uses a sense other than what’s required for your primary task can enhance focus and improve performance in children with attention deficit disorder. These secondary tasks are called fidgets, mindless activities […]
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5 Myths About ADHD

There are many misconceptions about ADHD. Here are some of the most common: 1. Consuming too much sugar causes ADHD. There have been an abundance of articles about the correlation of ADHD and food. Sugar and food additives have been the primary food types implicated in the cause of ADHD. It is important to know […]
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Helping Kids with ADHD Succeed in School

School can be hard for any child, but for kids with ADHD, characterized by inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity, they tend to have a harder time because of the disorder. “Research suggests that children with ADHD exhibit deficits in cognitive and achievement testing, lower grades, and an increased use of special education services in comparison with […]
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Starting your College Semester with ADHD

  The first week of a new school year can be exciting and busy with moving in, adjusting to a new class schedule and making new friends or connecting with old ones. Even the start of the second semester has its excitement with a new schedule, new classes, and new expectations. In the midst of […]