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Dogs can be a source of de-stressing and relaxation. The company of a furry companion is invaluable. Why can a simple task like walking, petting, or brushing dogs make one feel happier and more content?

I consulted the research literature to find out. One recent study e...

February 6, 2019

What Is Animal-Assisted Therapy?

Animal-assisted therapy is a therapeutic intervention that incorporates animals, such as horses, dogs, cats, pigs, and birds, into the treatment plan. It is used to enhance and complement the benefits of traditional therapy.

When It'...

August 30, 2018

Easy steps that parents and ADHD children can follow now — before classes begin — to ensure a stress-free start of the school year.

Review your child’s current IEP or 504 Plan.

Just as our kids with attention deficit disorder (ADHD) master new skills and face new challen...

August 28, 2018

Learn from this mom, who invented a morning routine with this beautiful result: “My morning nagging immediately decreased by 80 to 90 percent. Both of my kids instantly understood the process. Some mornings, they need more prodding… But, overall, our mornings are far l...

August 25, 2018

The Brain operates on the same amount of power as a 10 watt light bulb.

June 23, 2018

Pride (and Frustration and Heartbreak) — In the Name of Love

ADHD brings with it extreme emotions. We see this in our children when they face homework frustrations, perceived unfairness, and social isolation. We also feel it ourselves as parenthood swings us up, down, a...

Up to 90% of kids with ADHD/ADD also have executive function challenges. Take this symptom self-test by clicking this link, to find out whether your child might be struggling with executive dysfunction.

The Executive Function Test for Children

The seven executive functio...

We've all heard of the 5 senses. Until recently, I didn't even realize there were actually 8 senses that are part of the sensory system in the body. These senses are often what is associated with sensory processing disorder (SPD). Today I thought I would share a brief...

Foods high in compounds such as antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids can improve brain health and memory, experts say.

From fruit to fish, here are six things that, based on various studies, may perk up your gray matter.

They even look like little brains, so maybe that's...

I think the people who wade into discomfort and vulnerability and tell the truth about their stories are the real badasses in this world.

This is especially true of people who rumble with failure. These are people who choose courage over comfort, accountability over bla...

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