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New data shows medication improves academic performance in ADHD

Mental health problems in childhood can have a negative impact on learning and academic performance, resulting in considerable consequences for later life. One of these mental health problems is.

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Birthdate bias in childhood ADHD: a global problem

It has long been recognized that the oldest children in age-based cohorts tend to outperform and have better mental health outcomes than their younger-aged peers[1]. Notably, while younger.

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ADHD test for schools transforms SEND support

At the end of 2018, the media repeatedly reported on how Ofsted criticized the education and support of children with special educational needs and disabilities. Amongst other concerns, their.

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Mindfulness and virtual reality as a future treatment for ADHD

The ADHD Foundation hosted their 6th National ADHD Conference on ‘ADHD, Neurodiversity, and Mental Health’ in Liverpool, UK on November 8th-9th. The conference brought together leading experts in.

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ADHD? Autism? Both?

Reaching a diagnostic decision is seldom straightforward and particularly not when a child or adult presents with symptoms that greatly overlap, like they do with ADHD and AutismSpectrum Disorder.

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The bright side of ADHD

The 5th EUNETHYDIS International Conference on ADHD hosted their 2018 biennial meeting at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland on September 23rd – 26th, with the.

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Department for Education does not fully recognise ADHD as SEN, the Tes SEN Show does.

Latest government figures show an increase in the number of children and young people identified as having SEN, for the first time since 2010. The so called ‘Statistical First Release’ (SFR).

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Adolescents can outgrow ADHD criteria, yet remain impaired

The Society for Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP) hosted their 2018 Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California on September 14th - 17th, highlighting new scientific and clinical information..

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ADHD in girls: What you should know

Girls with ADHD are easily missed, not only by teachers and parents but by qualified professionals as well. For many years, people believed that ADHD was a condition experienced solely by boys and.

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