ADHD Weekly, February 20, 2020

Including Exercise with Behavioral Interventions Can Increase Benefits

Behavioral interventions have been shown to help decrease ADHD symptoms for many children. New research considers how those interventions combined with physical exercise can increase benefits for some children. A meta-analysis published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research demonstrated that evidence-based behavioral interventions can be successful for children. It highlighted aerobic exercises that target executive…



Improving Accessibility to CHADD.org

More than half of those affected by ADHD have a co-occurring condition. These frequently include learning disabilities and difficulties with reading or processing information. In a move to make its website more accessible for people who have ADHD and co-occurring challenges with reading, CHADD recently added the Recite Me assistive toolbar. To access the tool…



Webinar: Looking For A Summer Camp? Here’s What To Know

Ask the Expert Highlight: A Summer At Camp Featuring John Willson MS LRT/CTRS Knowing what to look for in a camp or summer program when your child has ADHD is important for a successful experience. John Willson, director of SOAR Camp, shares tips for families trying to make sense of the different types of summer…