Video Therapy Could Help Kids With ADHD

Computer game could help adolescents with autism improve their social skills
Computer game could help adolescents with autism improve their social skills
A type of video therapy utilizing neurofeedback may work to retrain the brain, improving concentration and attention.

In the U.S. alone, more than $100 billion a year is spent treating the more than 6 million children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

An international team, led by researchers from the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, recently received funding from the National Institute of Mental Health to examine whether training of specific brain wave frequencies is an effective treatment for relieving ADHD symptoms and reducing the need for ongoing medication in these children.

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