Students With ADHD Find Fidgeting Helps Learning

New research suggests that students with ADHD find fidgeting helps learning.  The common experience is that students often get into trouble for fidgeting, when in fact it may benefit them. “The prevailing view has been and continues to be that hyperactivity is a...

Social Relationships and ADHD

A recent study found a relationship between weakened social relationships and ADHD. The study from Norway found that the cycle of peer rejection worsened symptoms early in life, but the cycle diminished in later years. “Restless kids tend to be less attractive...

What Doctors Mean by ADHD

Disease vs. Disorder Because you may at one time or another deal with doctors, it is important to understand some of their jargon. Most important is the difference between a disorder and a disease. A disease, which is a breakdown in an organ system, has a lab...

Kinesthetic Learners

Kinesthetic learners are a large part of the ADHD population, and the medical literature on ADHD reveals three areas of difficulty for them: school, relationships and accidents. According to International Consensus Statement on ADHD, the following percentages show the...