Tag - ADHD

Why is it critical to explore sleep problems with students who have ADHD?

Impaired sleep includes difficulty falling or staying asleep, sleep disturbances (e.g., nightmare, sleepwalking), or feeling tired or fatigued during the daytime (Cortese et al., 2009; Kirov & Brand, 2014). Sleep-related impairments can certainly look like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms—for example, both can be associated with difficulty paying attention,...

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Must have assessments for school psychologists evaluating ADHD

Assessing ADHD can feel like a monumental task. But when mental health practitioners responsible for the assessment, monitoring, and treatment of ADHD have the right tools and resources, they can make better data-based decisions that lead to better outcomes for the individual being assessed. Why is ADHD so challenging to address? ADHD...

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