The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Uptick in ADHD Diagnoses

The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Uptick in ADHD Diagnoses

It’s been nearly a year that we’ve been shut indoors. And with each class that’s held on the couch, on a bean bag chair, or at the kitchen table, everyone’s learning styles, idiosyncrasies, and ways of working are on full display. Your daughter might be a straight-A...
ADHD: Kryptonite or Super Power for Video Gamers?

ADHD: Kryptonite or Super Power for Video Gamers?

Love them or hate them, video games are only growing in popularity. The entire video gaming market is expected to be worth more than $200 billion by 2023. If you’re in the “hate them” camp, perhaps it’s because you’ve heard about how video games are shrinking kids’...
Video gaming and ADHD: Game Over?

Video gaming and ADHD: Game Over?

That new PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X was the highlight of your holiday gift-giving this past holiday season. Given that your family has been cooped up during the pandemic — and especially during the cold, dark days of winter — any shakeup to the usual indoor...
How to Stay Focused During — and After —  the Holidays

How to Stay Focused During — and After — the Holidays

As Andy Williams once sang — and as the annual holiday commercial barrage won’t let you forget — the holiday season is the “most wonderful time of the year!” Children and adults alike get a reprieve from their usual routine, enjoying time off to frolic outside and...