Tag: adhd

OHSU ADHD Drug Class Review

From OHSU, the ADHD Drug Review OHSU This document provides a comprehensive overview of literature on a number of topics surrounding ADHD medications. It only speaks to medical considerations and only briefly to some cognitive and affective considerations. Little is…

ADHD Medications and Learning Outcomes

A recent study reviewed at www.sciencedaily.com (link below) has concluded that the earlier you start children on medications for ADHD, the better off they fare in class. This was based on a comparison of children who were required to take…

Visual Dysfunction As RD & LD

  Introduction There are may ways our vision can get in the way of reading. Not everyone who has a reading or learning disability has troubled vision, but everyone whose vision is significantly impaired or labored will have their reading…

Elimination Diet & ADHD

   Elimination Diet May Improve ADHD Symptoms Investigators Suggest ‘Diet Therapy” Should Be Considered in All Children With ADHD Megan Brooks February 4, 2011 — In a group of young children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), nearly two-thirds who followed a…

Ritalin and Ocular Motilities

  The following article is important for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that is supports a critical role for visual function in reading and learning disorders. The article clearly supports the use of MPH (methylphenidate,…