Category Archives: ADHD

Interesting New ADHD Research

With 7 in 100 children struggling with concentrating in class or turning in homework on time, you probably either live with someone dealing with ADHD or know someone who is dealing with it. There has been discussion, debate and many … Continue reading

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Work With Horses Can Help With Healing

We love seeing so many programs, all around the world, offering a path to healing through work with horses. From traditional ‘therapeutic riding’ programs, that focus on physical and cognitive challenges to traveling programs that help people by bringing miniature … Continue reading

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Work With Horses Offers So Much!

At N.E.A.T. we are addressing social, emotion, behavioral and mental health issues.  However, all across the country there are other programs focused on the other wonderful benefits of working with horses. There is lots of evidence supporting a variety of … Continue reading

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Nice Comprehensive Look at ADHD

There is a lot of confusion and misinformation about ADD/ADHD. Everyone from the next door neighbor to the cashier at the grocery claims to know all about it, but it can still be difficult to get good, straight and reliable … Continue reading

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You Are Not to Blame!

Raising any child can be challenging, but living with a special needs child can be flat out daunting! As parents we try to do the best we can and it is frustrating and hurtful when others just don’t understand that … Continue reading

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What Are ‘Trauma Informed Practices’?

A few weeks ago I attended a very powerful seminar, presented by Heather T. Forbes, LCSW, on ‘Trauma Informed Practices’. This particular seminar was geared to educators, but the ideas presented are designed to be used across environments. The basic … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Depression

Many people have a hard time understanding the struggles faced by those living with depression. ‘How hard can it be to just get up and brush your hair? You know you’ll feel better’. But the truth is there are real … Continue reading

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What do ADHD and Autism have in common?

Right off the bat, you probably think that ADHD and Autism have nothing in common. They are VERY different. You are right. They are. However, in this really interesting article from Huffington Post, we can see that in fact there … Continue reading

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The importance of mental health

We all know that if we are injured and in pain it is more difficult to focus on anything else. With physical issues, we often get sympathy and support that allows us to perhaps do less until we recover. Others … Continue reading

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Follow up to post of 9/30/16 regarding ADHD

In my post of 9/30/16 I shared a link to a list of recent studies that tied food additives to ADHD. Of course that is helpful, but the bigger issues is what can we do about it. The Parent Herald … Continue reading

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