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adhd

At a Glance

·         Kids with ADHD feel the same emotions as their peers.

·         Emotions are more intense with ADHD and impact everyday living.

·         ADHD makes it hard to manage emotions.

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are often told to be quiet and sit still in the classroom. But new research suggests that letting them move around may actually be a more effective way to help them learn.

The study, recently published in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, suggests that physical motion is critical to the way that children with ADHD recall information and solve problems.

Adult Support Group Sligo - 25/4

Would you like to join our Sligo Support meetings to discuss concerns, issues & your experiences of ADHD in your relationships / home /  work life. These monthly peer to peer sessions enable individuals affected by ADHD to support and guide each other through the challenges they face daily.

Professional speakers will be introduced to the group over time.

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A MOTHER who has been living in a family hub with her two children for a year-and-a-half has described it as “like prison”, saying her son’s ADHD medication has been almost doubled just to help him cope.

Selina Hogan (32) has been staying in a hub in Ballyfermot, Dublin, with her son Scott (10), who has ADHD and Asperger’s syndrome, and daughter Lauren (16).

The family had lived in a hotel for six months beforehand after her landlord announced the home she had been renting in spring 2017 would be sold.

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