Special Report: Focus Fidget

Posted by Lauren Hanson on 11/9/2017 to Special Needs Blog
Ten year-old Jack Sternberg loves to learn and to write stories, but he was having trouble paying attention in class as his mom Dr. Liz Sternberg explains:
"Jack was diagnosed with ADHD and Autism, but it hasn't really limited what he's been able to do; he has an incredible imagination and we are so proud of him."

Tips For Managing Hyperactivity In Children With Special Needs

Posted by Michael Monheit on 10/22/2017 to Special Needs Blog

Children with special needs present a unique set of challenges for parents and caregivers, often including difficult-to-manage behaviors like hyperactivity. The ability to understand why a child is acting out puts caregivers in control and improves the experience of children.

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.
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