Tag archives for ADD

ADHD Food: The Right Carbs, Fats, Proteins, and More

Foods and nutrients -- such as complex carbs, fish oil, protein, and certain vitamins -- could boost ADHD brain power. Discover how! Scientists finally agree with parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) who have suspected a connection between the kinds of foods their children eat and their behavior and symptoms. Two recent studies show a relationship between diet Read full article »

ADHD Back-to-School Prep: 10 Talks to Have for a Great School Year

ADHD Back-to-School Prep: 10 Talks to Have for a Great School Year The beginning of the school year is a great time to sit down and have conversations with your ADHD child and the other important people in his life to make sure you're all on the same page when it comes to managing his ADHD symptoms. As the year moves Read full article »

Girls get ADHD too!

Why attention deficit hyperactive disorder is so often overlooked in the fairer sex. By Christina Boufis WebMD The Magazine Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Neil Peterson, a transportation specialist in Seattle, knew something was "not quite right" with his bright, sociable daughter Kelsey when she was in elementary school. "It took her so long to learn to read," Peterson says. "She was not hyperactive, Read full article »

Special Needs Summer Education Alternatives

Courtesy of ADDitude Online Magazine Without structured educational activities during summer break, children with attention deficit (ADD/ADHD), learning disabilities, and other special needs often suffer learning loss. Try this plan for an alternative summer school to keep your child learning while still making time to have fun. As soon as school is out for the summer, our kids shove their backpacks under Read full article »

“Do I have ADHD?”

This is the question posed by UK comedian Rory Bremner in a documentary for BBC Radio 4.  Bremner is now an adult but started to explore whether he may have ADHD after a young relation was diagnosed with the condition.  This article explains Bremner's perspective. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13471147   Read full article »

Tumble Books

Tumble Books is a huge online resource of books which can be read or listened to online. Many of the books have quizzes and questions afterword to help explore children's comprehension of the book. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Brain Pop

Brain POP is the home of fun learning! This site offers student the chance to explore many aspects of the world around us in a lively and exciting way. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Dance Mat Typing

BBC School's Dance Mat Typing is THE place to go for the least boring way to learn to touch type! This site takes student's through basic typing skills via a host of fun songs and crazy characters. No passwork required!