Category Archive: ADHD

Sep
05

Morning Routines for Children With ADHD

  Many ADHD children need organization and motivation advice for waking up and getting out the door in the morning. Here’s how parents can help. by John Taylor, Ph.D. http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/2536.html

Sep
05

Classroom Accommodations for School Children with ADHD

School help for children with ADHD The editors of ADDitude magazine offer school help to children with ADHD through this list of simple, effective classroom accommodations including… Seating the student near a good role model Increasing the immediacy of rewards and consequences Allowing the student to keep a set of books at home Providing short breaks between …

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Aug
27

ADD Crusher, Five Ways – Five Minutes a Day!

While our practice is structured to help children in meeting their milestones first & foremost, there is no doubt that AD/HD has a genetic component and – therefore – affects families at large. For adults struggling to juggle the deficits of the disorder, Milestones in the Making would like to recommend a practical & innovative …

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Aug
27

Yoga Workshops Will Continue…

Milestones in the Making is proud to have launched a series of incredibly successful yoga & mindfulness training workshops for youth with attention deficits (ADHD) this summer. Please be patient with us as we devise a plan to continue offerring alternative & innovative forms of intervention (like yoga!) to Gainesville-area youth in the fall. We …

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Jun
26

Fixated By Screens, But Nothing Else

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/10/health/views/10klass.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=ADHD&st=cse

Jun
26

Hyper kid? Sleep apnea may be the culprit

  By Roni Caryn Rabin When Benjamin Kidd was in pre-K last year, his teachers marveled at how bright, attentive and well-behaved he was — in the morning.. . http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22881407/ns/health-kids_and_parenting/t/hyper-kid-sleep-apnea-may-be-culprit/#.T-n_zhdDycR

Jun
11

Mindfulness Training for Children & Teens with Attention Deficits

  Milestones in the Making is PROUD to Introduce: Yoga & Mindfulness Training for Children & Teens with Attention Deficits! Our Workshops premiered May 5th & have continued ALL SUMMER LONG WHAT: Yoga workshops for small groups of children ages 4-13! Instructors will introduce strategies for better management of ADHD symptoms, including distractibility & impulsivity; through the use …

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Apr
06

Adult ADHD Myths, Prejudices

A Canadian newspaper recently ran an article about a woman finding out that her doctor, after being under his care for more than 30 years, admitted to having ADHD. She said, “It kind of blew my mind.” Her doctor didn’t fit her stereotype of an adult with ADHD. http://www.additudemag.com/adhdblogs/11/9472.htm

Jan
11

Foods as a Complement Treatment for ADHD

This is an excellent reminder…. For Kids With ADHD, Some Foods May Complement Treatment : NPR www.npr.org A review has found that eliminating foods from a child’s diet is usually not enough to effectively treat attention deficit disorders. Instead, researchers recommend a healthy diet high in protein and low in processed, sugary foods.

Dec
18

ADHD and Medication

Medication use as an essential component in the treatment of ADHD….One evaluator’s perspective. In the course of my consultations with parents, I often discuss the use of medication as one component of a multimodal treatment plan to treat symptoms of ADHD…

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