Social information processing and aggression in Saudi Children with ADHD

Can the behavioral manifestations of ADHD be explained fully by reference to the clinical symptoms (hyperactivity, impulsivity, inattention) and the interactions between them? Let’s take a hypothetical scenario where a child with ADHD is accidentally bumped by another child, and reacts with aggression. Can we explain the reaction simply in…


Summer Intervention Camp 2016

24 July 2016

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Duration: 6 weeks, 5 days per week Date: 19 Shawwal 1437H to 29 Dhu Al Qada 1437H 24 July 2016 to 1 September 2016 Time: 10am to 2pm Place: Prince Muhammad bin Naif School (Saut Society) in Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh Target: Arabic-speaking children diagnosed with ADHD between ages of 6…


Summer Intervention Camp

Introduction Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder starting in childhood; as such, and contrary to common belief, it is not the result of poor parenting. ADHD causes a number of behaviors that make it difficult for a child to follow instructions or to control their impulsive behavior….


Why It’s Important to Make Simple Changes at Home

[panel style=”panel-primary”] [panel-header] At a Glance [/panel-header] [panel-content] What happens at home can be a big help with learning and attention issues. Small changes in daily routines can help your child feel more prepared and confident at school. Many of these changes can be made without expensive equipment or extensive…


Tips to help improve the learning environment of the class

Have the student sit close to the teacher. Surround the ADHD student with good students to serve as positive role models. Put extra materials away to minimize distractions. Enhance listening skills by maintaining good eye contact before giving instructions, placing a hand on the student’s shoulder, and making instructions clear…


Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity symptoms in female schoolchildren in Saudi Arabia

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly seen developmental disorder, with significant impacts on the child’s social, psychological, and scholastic functioning. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of ADHD in female primary schoolchildren. DESIGN AND SETTING:A cross-sectional study conducted…


Attention-deficit hyperactive disorder in school-aged children in Saudi Arabia

The current study was designed to explore the prevalence of attention-deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) in primary schools in Saudi Arabia. The study collected data from both teachers and parents for 708 primary school pupils attending grades 1-3 (7-9 years old), using DSM-IV criteria of ADHD. The result showed that the…

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