How does ADHD medication increase attention and alertness? Why do stimulants and other kinds of medication for ADHD help with impulse control and hyperactivity? Use this infographic to learn how ADHD medication works in the brain.
Exercise Is ADHD Medication - The Atlantic: Physical movement improves mental focus, memory, and cognitive flexibility; new research shows just how critical it is to academic performance. #Exercise #Cognitive_Performance
Good article.Executive dysfunction is a term for the range of cognitive, emotional and behavioural difficulties which often occur after injury to the frontal lobes of the brain. Impairment of executive functions is common after an abi and has a profound effect on many aspects of everyday life.This factsheet explains what executive functions are, why they are so important and which part of the brain is responsible for controlling them. Very useful.
"Kathleen’s poor grades hurt her self-esteem, so we decided to try ADHD medication. She was upset about the decision, so I printed out a list of famous inventors, musicians, artists, and athletes who were diagnosed with ADHD. She lit up." See how one creative momma harnessed this insight into some beautiful reminders of ADHD's special powers (available to purchase and hang, we might add).
ADHD Medications and How They Work by Erica Patino - "Be prepared for some trial and error. It can take time to find the optimal mix of medication and dosage. Be sure to watch your child and listen to what he says about how he feels on the medication. Stay in close touch with your child's doctor and other clinicians to find the best solution for your child."