The Christmas holiday period can be challenging for parents with children with learning and behavioural differences such as ADHD or Autism. While other parents are getting excited and making plans, you may be feeling the opposite and are perhaps tense, anxious and more exhausted than others. [Read more…]
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As a qualified Child Neuropsychologist working in the field of nutritional neuroscience, I know perhaps better than most just how challenging and overwhelming parenting a child with ADHD or other neurodiverse condition can be.
My private consultancy, based at the Gooseberry Bush Centre in Wimbledon*, provides a specialist service to families with children and/or individuals affected by learning and behavioural differences including ADHD, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Anxiety and Dyslexia. [Read more…]
Announcement: the launch of Nutritious Minds, the Rachel V. Gow Charitable Trust
Time: 01 November 2017, 5.30 – 9.00 pm
Place: Hotel Du Vin, Wimbledon, London SW19 4UE
According to research publicised in online news resource Nutraingredients last week, children with ADHD have a higher deficiency of essential fatty acids (EFAs) than children without the condition. This is in spite of all groups in the study consuming roughly the same amount of omega-3 oils.
The research, carried out at the China Medical University in Taiwan, involved 21 ADHD and 21 non-ADHD children. [Read more…]
With Christmas almost upon us once again, I’ve put together ten top tips aimed at maintaining a happy, more peaceful home during the holidays! [Read more…]
If you are a parent raising a child with a challenging behavioural difference such as ADHD, you may view the approaching Christmas holidays with mixed feelings, to say the least. [Read more…]
The Psychiatric Times recently published an interesting overview of lead toxicity and ADHD. To quote the top and tail of the article:
“Several neurotoxic chemicals can disrupt brain development, which contributes to neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders—including ADHD. Lead is among the most studied neurotoxicants relevant to mental disorders. Because lead is stable and inert, the total amount on earth never changes. Over the past 6000 years, people have mined about 300 million tons of lead; some 150 million tons are still dispersed in the environment in one form or another… [Read more…]
Do you find everyday tasks overwhelming at times?
Are you forgetful, managing time poorly and missing appointments?
Do you take on too much and then struggle to follow it through?
Are you impulsive, with a low tolerance of frustration? [Read more…]