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Sport for children with ADHD
Sport is important for all children and there is a whole wide range of activities that they can do. Of course what we want to know is: “How should we go about it?” especially as most parents don’t have too much spare time or energy. The problem is that kids …

ADD/ADHD and Birthday Parties
The TV crew was waiting with their cameras ready to roll. Twenty children at a birthday party; most of them medically diagnosed as hyperactive, promised to be an exciting afternoon’s filming. The crew had already taken footage of the table groaning under the weight of cakes, biscuits, sweets and cool …

Organising your Environment
Home and personal relationships are tough for people with ADHD, but at least they take place in a relatively private arena. However the work environment puts all our strengths and weaknesses on show for all to see, making failure in this place much harder to endure. Nowadays there is a …

Managing ADHD
ADHASA has many times seen how symptoms of ADHD can be ameliorated or sometimes eliminated simply by making a few lifestyle changes. We support the following approaches: 1. Exercising The “good stuff” that our bodies produce when we exercise includes two brain messengers (neurotransmitters) which make us feel good and …

Diet Study
Long long ago in a land far away… Did you know that the first clinical trial on the impact of diet on mental health was described in the Bible? Related in the Book of Daniel, the Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar had a practice of bringing the youth of noble families from …

Organisational Skills
Tips for Developing Organisational Skills in Children Developing good organisational skills is a key ingredient for success in school and in life. Although some people by nature are more organised than others, anyone can put routines and systems in place to help a child become more organised. The following list …