When a child is diagnosed with ADHD, parents confront the difficult decision about which treatment(s) to pursue to best help their child succeed. While deciding on an initial treatment plan is important, equally important is establishing a plan to monitor how well that treatment is working on a sustained basis, regardless of what specific treatment(s) is being used. This is because children’s response to ADHD treatment often changes over time and [Read more…] about If you or your kid have ADHD, do have a treatment monitoring plan in place for the New Year?
As the new school year approaches, let me highlight the essential value of ADHD treatment monitoring. Even when a child’s treatment has been going well, response to treatment can change over time. This is true for medication treatment, or any other treatment a child is receiving. By regularly monitoring how a child is doing at school, parents and professionals are alerted [Read more…] about Studies reinforce the critical importance of ADHD treatment monitoring
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“A Houston-based startup called BrainCheck has raised $3 million in seed funding for an app that helps users understand, by simply playing some games on an iPad, if they or a loved one may have suffered a concussion. [Read more…] about Trend: Mobile, data-rich apps to monitor and promote neurocognitive health
Making Mental Health a Global Priority (The Dana Foundation):
“Who hasn’t felt a sense of loss or detachment from our families, friends, and regular routines, or experienced nervousness and anxiety about changes in our personal and professional lives? [Read more…] about Next: Harnessing information and communications technology (ICT) to address mental health challenges affecting 700 million people today
“To interact with a computer, users generally type on a keyboard, swipe their fingers across a screen or speak a voice command. What if, instead, the machine simply responded to their thoughts? [Read more…] about Next: Consumer-facing neurotechnologies to augment everyday work and life