Category: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

What an Advert for Assistive Technology! – Dysgraphia, Dyslexia

You couldn’t get a better advert than this for Assistive Technology (AT) could you? It is often such a fight to get teachers to allow students to use the Assistive Technology (AT) that the pupil needs because of his dyslexia, dysgraphia etc. But just look at...

Reading Problems – Read them Fairy Tales

If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. Albert Einstein Problem reading? I can’t express enough how important it is for children to read every day. Read anything...

Ginger Boosts Brain Activity!

Yet another study has shown ginger extract can boost attention span and cognitive function. So, while I am not sure our little ones will be too fond of ginger extract, maybe if we just ‘hide’ ginger in our cooking, it might have the same effect. I found hundreds of...

Scientists confirm that it’s better to let children learn through play

I have always believed that children learn better through play.  Get out there and let them play!! “Scientists have recently determined that it takes approximately 400 repetitions to create a new synapse in the brain – unless it is done with play, in which case, it...

Surgery students ‘losing dexterity to stitch patients’

Surgery students ‘losing dexterity to stitch patients’. This is a very serious state of affairs when surgeons are saying that their students have lost the dexterity for stitching or sewing up patients. ‘Screen time’ must be causing one of the...