Behavioral Interventions and ADHD

A new study (Pelham, et al., 2016) published in the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology reports that when children with ADHD receive behavioral therapy, particularly along with medication therapy, they follow the classroom rules better and receive better ratings from adults.  The abstract states “The group beginning with behavioral treatment displayed significantly lower […]

Think Your Child Has ADHD?

ADHD includes problems with controlling attention, being over-active, or both: Trouble directing attention to things that must be done Problems focusing on tasks that aren’t as interesting as other things going on at the time Difficulty shifting attention when doing something fun Hard time organizing and planning ahead Impulsive behaviors that can sometimes be risky […]