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Supporting ADHD at school

 How ADHD impacts on a pupil’s daily functioning and what teachers can do to help. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that...

Kicking off

SEN Magazine’s Peter Sutcliffe talks to Jo Redman about living with ADHD and Asperger’s and how sport helped to turn her life around  

NHS needs rethink on ADHD

NHS trusts and clinical commissioning groups are being urged to review their spending on child and adolescent mental health in order to improve the...

What do teachers need to know about ADHD?

Often controversial, it divides opinion like few conditions can. Geoff Kewley and Neil Rutterford examine the facts, the fiction and the way forward for ADHD management in school

Major study of autism and ADHD risk in siblings

Researchers at Birkbeck, University of London’s “Babylab” are launching a new £2.5 million project called Studying Autism and ADHD Risk in Siblings (STAARS) which...

ADHD linked to economic status

Scientists have found evidence of a link between social and economic status and childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the UK. A team led...

There’s still a lot to learn about ADHD

Louise Deault looks at the characteristics of ADHD, typical educational outcomes and how classroom contributions can shape symptoms

Ambidextrous children linked to ADHD

Children who are ambidextrous are at a greater risk of having mental health problems and experience greater difficulties with language and general schooling than...

ADHD debate: medication – the hidden dangers

Jennifer Gilmour presents a personal view of her experiences as a parent and ADD consultant

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