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Is There a Link between ADHD and Developing Dementia Across Generations?

link generationA new study published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association reveals findings from researchers who wanted to determine the pervasiveness of ADHD children who develop dementia.

The researchers analyzed data from over 2 million Swedish people born between 1980 and 2001. Of these, almost 3.2% were diagnosed with ADHD. The researchers then linked this population to over 5 million biological kin (parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles) to determine whether they...

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ADHD & Listening. Terrific Tips That Will Make You an Awesome Listener

Dog blog"We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less." -- Diogenes

Listening is not a passive process.

You must be actively engaged in the process when someone is speaking – as engaged as the speaker. This means you must stop, focus, listen, filter distractions, process the information, and remember the information.

These skills do not come naturally for an individual with ADHD. However, there are some steps you can take to become a better listener.

The Purpose of...

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Schools Playing Catch Up as Students Return to the Classroom

Learning Loss DisabilitiesAs many students participated in some form of remote/virtual learning between March 2020 and spring of 2021 due to the pandemic, parents learned a lot about their child’s specific learning style. For some parents, it was very alarming to learn that their children were struggling. 

For example, Kanisha Aikin from Katy, Texas had suspected her son might have dyslexia. She was not certain until his school closed in March of 2020.  At that point, she got the chance to see her son’s day...

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You Need To Know 5 Foods That Can Boost Your Brain!

nutrictionWhen it comes to brain health and performance, good nutrition is key!  Studies have shown certain foods can improve concentration, memory, and overall cognitive health.

Harvard Health states, “Research shows that the best brain foods are the same ones that protect your heart and blood vessels”. 

Consider adding these top 5 brain boost foods to your menu!

  1. Love Leafy Greens:  Munch on kale, arugula, spinach - just to name a few.  Green leafy vegetables are a rich source...
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