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Behavioural rewards mimic ADHD drugs

The use of behavioural interventions can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to control their behaviour and maintain attention in the same...

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...

New treatment for ADHD

Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire have been testing a new thought-operated computer system which, it is claimed, can reduce the symptoms of attention...

High Court supports SEN pupils’ rights

A High Court ruling has confirmed that schools have to make reasonable adjustments for children with conditions that give rise to behavioural problems. The court...

ADHD debate: medication – the hidden dangers

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

ADHD debate: the role of medication in ADHD treatment

Medication can help children with ADHD, says Dr Geraldine Brady of Coventry University, but it is crucial to understand how people experience the condition and its treatment

NICE advice on diagnosing and managing ADHD

In September 2008, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) published a clinical guideline on the diagnosis and management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, young people and adults. Dr Christine Merrell was a member of the NICE group that helped form the final recommendations and here she talks about how she believes the new recommendations will help teachers and families

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Neurodiversity and Education

The authors of this publication combine extensive experience in the fields of education, neurodiversity, teacher training, tutoring and consultancy. Paul Ellis broadcasts regularly on...

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