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Remote Learning During COVID-19: Examining School Practices, Service Continuation, and Difficulties for Adolescents with and without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

By Morgan Koder on April 6, 2021

Becker SP, Breaux R, Cusick CN, Dvorsky MR, Marsh NP, Sciberras E, Langberg JM.

J Adolesc Health. 2020 Oct 14:S1054-139X(20)30523-1.
doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.09.002.

Commentary* by Dr. Margaret Weiss: Some children with neurodevelopmental disorders may not be able to use remote learning. More research is needed to identify children who are unable to engage in remote or hybrid education, to understand what drives this difficulty, and how to remediate it.

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Q&A with Comic Illustrator, Wife & Mother: @ADHD_Bri

By Jordan Nerney on February 23, 2021

We all have a passion — something that we pursue when we feel our best and that lifts us up when we feel our worst. For Bri, this passion is comic illustration. Bri uses her talent in art to educate and commiserate with those around her who might be going through a similar journey with ADHD. This wife, mom, and illustrator shared how she has been able to turn her experiences with ADHD into a creative, educational tool. Listen to the interview on YouTube, or read it below!

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5 Ways to Boost Your ADHD Child's Confidence

By Jordan Nerney on February 16, 2021

Although there are things to love about your child’s ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), there are also common struggles that come with it. Research shows that children with ADHD are more likely to deal with depression, anxiety, and low-self esteem. This can often stem from the child not feeling in control of the symptoms they are experiencing on a daily basis. We want to help you, as a parent, instill confidence in your child despite the struggles they may encounter due to their symptoms. Here are 5 ways to boost your ADHD child’s confidence:

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5 Tips to Help Kids with ADHD Transition into the New Year

By Jordan Nerney on February 4, 2021

Last year was tough for the majority of us, but each new year comes with a fresh slate and a new perspective. As adults, we like to feel prepared for the transition into a new season, so why wouldn’t our kids feel the same way? Whether it is breaking out that new planner or creating new resolutions, we all like to set ourselves up for success. Here are some tips to help your child with ADHD transition smoothly into the new year:

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5 Reasons to Love ADHD

By Jordan Nerney on February 2, 2021

Can you believe that we are already in the month of February?! One of my favorite reasons why I love February is — you guessed it — Valentine's Day! Even though this commercial holiday is advertised to celebrate the love you have for your partner, I have always looked forward to also celebrating the love I have for my friends, family, and even myself. While the world has felt so dark this past year, it is important to celebrate the love you have for the small things in life. So many of us have insecurities that we would like to hide away, but what if we embraced them? What if we took ownership of all of the things that make us different from those around us and viewed them as our strengths? Here are a few things that make ADHD special.

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Using Artificial Intelligence to Address ADHD: Predictive Analytics & Diagnostics through Wearables

By Rich Brancaccio on December 22, 2020

Physicians and clinicians are often faced with tremendous gaps in necessary data while making diagnostic and clinical recommendations. With the rise of wearable devices enabling constant data collection, wearable sensors can leverage artificial intelligence tools such as big data and machine learning to fill in the gaps, finding unique trends and patterns in the process. By pioneering early research into the effects of physical movement and self-report data, we can see a glimpse into the future of constant, or “365” data collection for the assessment and treatment of ADHD. Recently Lindsay Ayearst and I gave a presentation on this topic at the 16th Annual ADHD Conference hosted by CADDRA. The following is an overview of that presentation.

Topics: School Psychologist