‘“The absenteeism when it comes to the father figure has a major impact on a child,” says Ma’at. “It impacts them emotionally and it impacts the way they engage in relationships, whether it be with their peers or the people of the opposite sex. So they consciously and also unconsciously make a decision to detach and not be willing to be vulnerable when it comes to those relationships.”’
Tiene su hijo problemas para prestar atención? ¿Él o ella habla sin parar o no puede quedarse quieto/a? ¿Le es difícil a su hijo controlar su comportamiento? Para algunos niños, estos pueden ser síntomas de trastorno de déficit de atención e hiperactividad o TDAH.
A lovely animated song in Portuguese about the positive experiences of the ADHD brain
Una canción preciosa animada en portugués sobre las experiencias positivas del cerebro TDAH
What an amazing discussion of the strengths of the ADHD mind, and the challenges faced by people with this neuro-cognitive profile!
‘“The main take-home message is that adult patients experiencing significant and lasting symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity or impulsivity that cause impairment should seek evaluation, even if they began recently by their perception or if family members deny their existence in childhood,” senior study author Dr. Luis Augusto Rohde, a psychiatry researcher at Federal University of
The CDC encourages the use of behavior therapy as “an important and recommended first step for young children with ADHD” that “can work as well as medicine” minus “the risk of side effects”: “Rather than leveraging the opportunity to teach young children how to control their own behavior — which has been shown to have
“Because having more than one diagnosis may make educational and medical planning more complicated, parents should keep in mind they are the best expert on their child and they should feel confident this is true.” This is why follow-up appointments with physicians and specialists are crucial to re-address issues that may have been missed initially,
“Kids in both groups showed improvement in social communication skills after their parents participated in the online training. Moms and dads also displayed less stress and greater competence in dealing with their children after participating.”