As we announced last October, PracticeWise, the company that maintains the American Academy of Pediatrics “Evidence-based Child and Adolescent Psycho-social Interventions,” has elevated biofeedback to “Level 1 — Best Support” as an intervention for Attention & Hyperactivity Behaviors. Working Memory Training stays at Level 2. It is important to note that those levels do not contrast effect sizes or clinical efficacy per se, but quality and overall direction of underlying research.
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PracticeWise, the company that maintains the American Academy of Pediatrics “Evidence-based Child and Adolescent Psycho-social Interventions” (see current edition here) has just announced it will elevate biofeedback to “Level 1 — Best Support” as an intervention for Attention & Hyperactivity Behaviors in the next edition. Working Memory Training Read the rest of this entry »
By: Dr. David Rabiner
In 2005 the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) began an initiative to promote an approach to care among its members in which “…the pediatric team works in partnership with a child and a child’s family to assure that all of the medical and non-medical needs of the patient are met.” A critically important focus of this approach is the role of the family and child — as developmentally appropriate — in the development of an overall plan of care.
This shared decision-making approach is especially important for conditions like ADHD where there is not a single treatment that is the most appropriate and preferred option for all patients. However, Read the rest of this entry »