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More than Meds: A Multifaceted Approach to ADHD

Thanks to Children’s Hospital Boston’s Tripp Underwood for bringing more attention to the important ways parents and teachers of children with ADHD can help manage their symptoms, beyond medication.   Consistency, behavioral management, and classroom accommodations are widely recognized as keys to helping kids with ADHD.  More and more scientific evidence (recommended reading: “Spark” by John Ratey, 2008) is also emerging to make it clear that physical exercise is useful to help regulate mood and attentional functioning in children and adults alike:

http://www.dadsplaybook.com/2010/10/17/more-than-meds-a-multifaceted-approach-to-adhd/

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