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This is an interesting article on the benefits of movement in classrooms, for kids with ADHD. Researchers found that children with ADHD perform better on cognitive tasks when allowed to move freely.
There is excellent support available through an Edmonton-area Facebook group, called the Edmonton ADHD Mom/Dad’s group. After clicking on the link, you will need to ask the moderator to add you, as this is a closed group. Highly recommended for people interested in building support within our community, and who are committed to being positive and constructive in their posts and comments.
One of the parents in the Edmonton ADHD Mom/Dad’s group on Facebook recommended a good article on Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). One of our board members agreed, saying that it is a very good overview of SPD. Continue reading
For those of us who are tired of the everyday arguments around screen time, and getting our kids to detach from those screens, check out this list by Rick Politelli on LearningWorks for Kids. You will find some recommended tools and apps that help defuse the argument, using technology to set the limits.