Children's Learning Clinic - IV PUBLICATIONS

Posted by UCF Psychology on 9/22/2017 to News

For Kids With ADHD, Movement Enhances Learning

Posted by Traci Pedersen on 9/21/2017 to News
For Kids With ADHD, Movement Enhances Learning

If you want kids with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to learn, they must be allowed to move around, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Central Florida (UCF).

ADHD Study: Expensive Training Programs Don't Help Kids' Grades, Behavior

Posted by cbinette on 9/20/2017 to News
ADHD Study: Expensive Training Programs Don't Help Kids' Grades, Behavior
Many parents spend thousands of dollars on computer-based training programs that claim to help children succeed in the classroom and in peer relationships while reducing hyperactivity and inattentiveness. But a University of Central Florida researcher says parents are better off saving their hard-earned cash.

Kids with ADHD must squirm to learn, study says

Posted by Mark Schlueb on 9/19/2017 to News
Kids with ADHD must squirm to learn, study says
Excessive movement common among children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is actually vital to how they remember information and work out complex cognitive tasks, a new study shows. The findings show the longtime prevailing methods for helping children with ADHD may be misguided.

Anxious Child: Toys for Anxious Children, Self-Regulation and Emotional Grounding

Posted by on 3/29/2017 to News
Anxious Child: Toys for Anxious Children, Self-Regulation and Emotional Grounding
All children become anxious and stressed out at one point of their education with tests, homework, big projects and understanding new concepts. However, anxiety is becoming a bigger issue for many of the children we see on a regular basis and it is much more extreme than normal stressful situations. Many of these children haven’t fully developed their limbic system that can lead to emotional grounding issues.
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