Tag Archives: ADHD

Why A ‘Drug holiday’ From ADHD Treatment Can Be Risky

Kid with ADHD

Living with untreated attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a daily struggle for many people. ADHD is a chronic brain disorder, with symptoms including inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsivity.1 These symptoms can affect a person’s behaviour and social interactions.1 People often find ADHD symptoms disruptive to their life, making it difficult to complete academic or …

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Managing ADHD Symptoms During The Holiday

Family Outdoor Bike Ride

Holiday time can be exciting (spending time with loved ones), overwhelming (forced to spend time with family) and challenging (a break in routine). This is especially true for people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), who have to deal with the added pressure of the holidays and free time, causing anxiety and …

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5 Tips for Effective Homeschooling for Your Child with ADHD

ADHD

When your child feels ignored or flustered in the typical classroom setting, you may opt for homeschooling. It is a rational choice for children with ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Since these children get bored quickly, it is difficult for them to sit for long hours in a classroom …

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Identifying Behavioral Problems In Your Child

Child With Behavioral Disorder

Amidst all the worries that come with being a parent, potentially dealing with a child with behavioral or emotional problems is no walk in the park. A behavioral problem is defined as “a symptomatic expression of emotional or interpersonal maladjustment especially in children”. While all children go through various emotional …

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