ADHD is not a learning disability, but it may affect how you learn. By becoming knowledgeable about your learning disability, you can learn to tackle it.
A new study has shown that students with ADD can have very high IQs but have difficulty with their working memories and processing speeds.
Many parents are discouraged by their child’s bad behavior, but children do change due to their ability to learn problem solving skills. Yet, children cannot do it alone. Parents also have to learn new skills to make changes in their child’s behavior.
“How to Stop ‘Victim Thinking’ in Kids.”
“This fact sheet addresses common questions about diagnosis and treatment options for children with mental illnesses. Disorders affecting children may include anxiety disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, and schizophrenia.”
Audio presentation by: Dr. Richard Gallagher.
It has been discovered that the executive functioning (EF)—also known as critical cognitive skills—deficits of students with ADHD causes them to take three years longer to mature than those without the disorder. What are examples of EF deficits? How does this impact an ADHD student? And how does one overcome their executive functioning deficit?
Many children who have ADHD are not diagnosed, and many parents think their child is just going through a phase and thus do not seek help for their child. What actions can schools and parents do to help their ADHD children?
General information video.
Audio presentation by Dr. Abikoff focuses on two ADHD topics during his presentation.