Something as simple as a regular after-school exercise program has been found to enhance cognition in 7, 8 and 9-year-olds.
Could a baby's sleep problems be red flags for developmental difficulties in toddlerhood?
A key to reduce ADHD symptoms in kids? It may be as simple as a before-school workout.
Research shows common methods for helping children with ADHD may be misguided - for learning, those kids need to wiggle and squirm.
Doctors generally diagnose ADHD by recording a medical and social history of the patient and the family. Could there be a better way?
Psychostimulant use for kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is increasing, but is there a connection between ADHD meds and heart problems?
What is a paraprofessional? A special education para, also called a teacher’s aide or assistant, provides educational support to the classroom teacher.
Figuring out whether or not a child has ADHD is a multi-step process. Here's a look at the official diagnostic guidelines: the DSM-5 criteria for ADHD.
Three new autism gene networks discovered, and research points to brain’s glutamate signaling related to autism, ADHD and schizophrenia.
Children should grow, develop, and learn throughout their lives, starting at birth, which is why it's important to watch for a developmental delay.
Many parents search for a way to help their child with treatments for ADHD by using something other than medications like Adderall, Ritalin or Concerta.
A genetic variant may children to a greater risk of developing metabolic syndrome when taking second-generation anti-psychotic medications.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was once considered a problem that children outgrew. If they didn’t, their parents were often blamed for bad parenting.
Mile for mile, teenagers are involved in 3 times as many fatal crashes as more experienced drivers. Crashes are the leading cause of death for 16- to 20-year-olds nationwide.
Most children get distracted, act impulsively, and struggle to concentrate at one time or another. Sometimes, these normal factors may be mistaken for ADHD.
Researchers are trying to understand the reasons why some people grow out of their childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and some don't.
Kids with ADHD can also take some of the responsibility for their educational and behavioral adaptations.
Most children with ADHD continue to have symptoms as they enter adolescence -- in fact, some children are not diagnosed with ADHD until they reach adolescence.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has many faces, and remains one of the most talked-about and controversial subjects in education.
Scientists are not sure what causes ADHD, although many studies suggest that genes play a large role.
ADHD is a developmental failure in the brain that monitors inhibition and self-control. Here are some ways medical professionals are Identifying ADHD.
Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder experienced more adversities than those without ADHD
The largest genome-wide study of its kind has determined how much five major mental illnesses are traceable to the same common inherited genetic variations.
Researchers found a clear mismatch between what parents believe, and what their kids are reporting.