ADHD Resource Group of Northern VA
Can ADHD Medication Decrease risks for depression, February 23, 2016
Suggesting that ADHD medication that helps ADHD also lessens depression risks. For children treated for ADHD, lessened hopelessness may be a common factor. Biol Psychiatry
Rising abuse and ER visits related to Adderal in 18 to 25 year olds, February 16, 2016– Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine, Spring 2016
Medical Marijuana: Alleged therapeutic use for developmental and behavioral disorders in children? Feb, 2016. J Dev. Behavioral Pediatrics.:
Undocumented benefits, abundant evidence of harm to the developing brain.
- How to Prevent Anxiety in Children
- How To Help Children Under 10 Cope With Anxiety
- Benefits of exercise for Anxiety
- What Is It Like To Suffer From An Anxiety Disorder?
- What’s the Difference Between Feeling Anxious and Having Anxiety?
- Help your Child reduce test Stress
- How to Stop Automatic Negative Thoughts
- In High School, the Kids Are Not All Right
To Fidget or Not To Fidget
by Jeana Adams, ADHD/EF
Education Consulting Assistant
Behavioral Treatment for ADHD/ADD:A General Overview by David Rabiner, Ph.D. Research Professor, Duke University - An important non-medical approach used in treating children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder/Attention Deficit Disorder is known as behavior therapy or behavior management.
5 Ways to Support Siblings in Special Needs Families by Alyson Krueger on Child Mind Institute - Having to compete for parental attention can lead to resentment towards the parents or the sibling soaking up the attention. Even a protective and supportive sibling can get frustrated, and feel unable or unwilling to complain.
The Top 3 Challenges to Finding a Babysitter for Your Special Needs Child — and How to Overcome Them - Parenting is full of challenges, not the least of which is finding time for self-care. For parents of children with special needs, finding that elusive balance can be even more difficult. Luckily, with some planning and preparation, it’s possible to find a sitter you trust, who understands your child, and who is available on your schedule. https://localbabysitter.com/special-needs-babysitters/