Updated 01 October 2015

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Near-term babies still have a higher risk of ADHD

Babies that are born slightly shy of their scheduled birth date have a greater chance of later developing ADHD although the risk is lower than that in more significantly premature babies.

Why fats are important for those with ADHD

There is mounting evidence to suggest that omega 3 fatty acids could play a key role in alleviating ADHD by improving concentration.

Positive reinforcement helps ADHD kids perform better

For kids with ADHD, recognition for good work or behaviour is a stronger motivator than for peers without the condition.

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