A new approach to understanding and treating kids who present with ADHD symptoms
An article in the Washington Post has highlighted a new theory into some diagnoses of ADHD - they may actually be an undiagnosed sleep disorder instead. Growing evidence suggests that a segment of children with ADHD are misdiagnosed and actually suffer from insufficient sleep, insomnia, obstructed breathing or another known sleep disorder. But the most paradigm-challenging idea … Continue reading Sleep disorders & behavioral issues
In this blog post on the NY Times, the author discusses new research around the benefits of meditation for children: These investigations...illustrate how meditative practices have the potential to actually change the structure and function of the brain in ways that foster academic success. Fundamental principles of neuroscience suggest that meditation can have its greatest impact … Continue reading How Meditation Can Help Kids
Weighted blanket workshop March 5th
Movement is functional rather than purposeless We have added this article from Huffington Post to our parent resources page: 'Have we taken the wrong approach to treating kids with ADHD?' It resonates very much with our work here at Solaris! Here is the research report if you are interested in reading the full report: Research … Continue reading Have we taken the wrong approach to treating kids with ADHD?