ADHD and Auditory Processing Disorder can look similar, but it’s important to understand if your child is dealing with attention or auditory processing issues. Learn more!
When a child is struggling with forgetfulness, fidgeting, careless mistakes, and sleep problems, ADHD is often the diagnosis, but there are many medical conditions -- including auditory processing disorder and autism -- that also cause these symptoms. Continue reading to learn more about differentiating attention issues.
Is your child showing signs of ADHD? Auditory processing disorder? Or dealing with another attention issue altogether? Check out our infographic on how ADHD may look through the years for more insight on what might be happening for your child.
When a child is struggling with attention issues, ADHD is a leading concern. While it is a common cause of focus and attention problems, there are a number of other issues that could be hindering a child's ability to concentrate. Continue reading to learn about 8 often overlooked issues that could be causing attention issues in children.
Teachers may perceive learners with any of these struggles as not trying, not paying attention, or being disruptive. In fact, what’s happening is that they try to pay attention but can’t follow what’s being said. Here, we summarize Dr. Martha Burns' presentation on the latest research on ADD, dyslexia and auditory processing disorder, and how they overlap in surprising ways.
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD) is known to affect approximately 11% of school-aged children, and new research into ADHD indicates that fidgeting may help students learn better. Learn more about how to incorporate movement in your classroom to help your students.
What are some of the benefits of ADHD and dyslexia? How does using a strengths-based approach help us all to better understand these processing differences? Let's rethink the deficits model.
Attentional problems in students have increased over the last few years and these problems can create significant learning challenges for students. What are some alternatives to medication in treating ADD and other attentional problems?
Learning differences or disabilities are frequently misunderstood. Symptoms of specific learning disabilities can be complex and confusing, and may look more like behavioral problems than learning problems to some. But some of the most common myths about learning disabilities are easy to dispel with a look at the facts.