ADHD Treatment OptionsMulti-Modal Approach Most Successful

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There are various types of treatments for ADHD. Often the practitioner who diagnoses will recommend treatment options based on their evaluation. In addition, it is important to note that the treatment of ADHD, just as with other medical conditions, the final decision rests with the person with ADHD or parents in the case of children. Based on many scientific studies, the most successful treatment involves a multi-modal approach.

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 Medical Treatments:

  • Medication
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Other Behavioral Therapy

 

 

Alternative Treatments:

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  • Various Brain Training Treatments 

    • Neurofeedback

    • Interactive Metronome

  • ADHD Coaching

  • ADHD Parent Coaching or Parent Training

 

 

The treatments above have been studied and have varying degrees of success.  In particular, neurofeedback and interactive metronome seems to work for some and not for others.  Coaching is often suggested as a means to assist with behavioral change, life skills and executive functioning for living "WITH" ADHD.  There are other claims made around various nutritional supplements that have not been accepted by the ADHD scientific community due to insufficient data.

 

We also know that there is a correlation between a healthy lifestyle and improved functioning for the person with Attention Deficit Disorder.

  • Eating a healthy diet including Omega 3 fatty acids and plenty of fluids
  • Adequate & restful sleep
  • Consistent exercise

There is NO cure for ADHD.

The ASN Team does not endorse nor require any particular treatment for the client receiving coaching services. We believe that ADHD treatment options are a personal choice. We will, however, refer to other professionals if we see a need for other intervention.

10-22-18
  • To communicate requires that we always look to clarity and understanding rather than reacting.
    Twila Gates, RN, ADHD Coach
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