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7 Solutions to ADD Sleep Problems

How to manage when symptoms of ADD/ADHD cause sleep issues. Many adults with attention deficit disorder (ADHD) complain of restless nights and exhausted mornings. Sometimes, ADHD medications cause adverse reactions, other times a turbo-speed brain keeps you up. Just as there is no one reason for ADHD-related sleep disturbances, there is no one solution that works for everyone. Here are Read full article »

Sleep Loss in Early Childhood May Contribute to the Development of ADHD Symptoms

Findings from a new, large scale research project "suggest that some children who are not getting adequate sleep may be at risk for developing behavioral problems manifested by hyperactivity, impulsivity, and problems sitting still and paying attention." More here Read full article »

How much sleep is enough sleep for children?

Sleep is immensely important to children's performance in school.  At ISM school starts early and the day can be a long one. Most of our students wake between 5 and 6am... so what time should be be going to sleep?  the article below from webmd offers these guidelines. 3-6 Years Old: 10 - 12 hours per day Children at this age typically 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!