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Posted by The Understood Team on Jun 27, 2017
From spinners to squish balls, we’ve all seen kids playing with fidgets. Some kids—especially those with focus issues—swear by them as helpful tools a... Read More
If your child has ADHD, you might be curious about alternative therapies to help with symptoms, such as neurofeedback for ADHD. An online search will... Read More
Posted by The Understood Team on Jun 26, 2017
If your child has ADHD, you might be looking into treatment options. One non-medication approach that can be helpful for some kids is behavior therapy... Read More
Posted by The Understood Team on Jun 23, 2017
Has your child been diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Do you suspect he might have it? Here our experts share answers to... Read More
Posted by The Understood Team on Jun 19, 2017
Moving up from grade school to middle school is a big transition—in more ways than one. The work is harder. The social scene is more complex. And ofte... Read More
Posted by The Understood Team on Jun 16, 2017
Many parents feel nervous or anxious about the idea of an evaluation. If you’re unsure whether to get your child evaluated, hear from Ellen Braaten, P... Read More
Hear from Ellen Braaten, neuropsychologist and mother, on the benefits of an evaluation.
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