Brain Balance Achievement Center of Glen Allen Helps Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
What is ADHD?
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) refers to a disorder in which children struggle to pay attention, are extremely active, and act impulsively. This disorder can affect children behaviorally and academically as these students struggle with daily activities, such as sitting still, focusing on instruction, staying organized, and waiting their turn. In order for a child to be diagnosed with ADHD, symptoms need to have affected the child’s daily life in at least two settings (school and home) for a period of 6 months.
ADHD is the result of decreased right brain activity. The right hemisphere of the brain regulates social behavior, impulsivity, and attention. For children with ADHD, decreased right brain activity causes inappropriate social behaviors, impulsive actions, and lack of attention. The best child ADHD program addresses the child’s specific type of ADHD through a natural, whole-child approach.
There are 3 different types of ADHD: inattentive type, hyperactive-impulsive type, and combined type. With the inattentive type, children struggle to focus on tasks and activities while children who fall under the hyperactive-impulsive category struggle with the constant need to be active and with the tendency to act without thinking. Children who are classified as combined type struggle with inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.
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How Can Brain Balance Achievement Center of Glen Allen Help?
When children enter our program at Brain Balance Achievement Center of Glen Allen, we first provide them with a personal assessment that allows us to determine the best way to address their needs. We then implement our integrated approach to tackling ADHD, which includes sensory motor training, academic activities, nutrition plans, and at-home exercises. Our goal is to bring parents and children together in an ADHD program that works for their child. Brain Balance Achievement Center of Glen Allen’s ADHD program is a drug-free approach. We believe that the best way to tackle ADHD is through natural remedies that focus on addressing the disorder rather than just eliminating the symptoms.
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How the Program Works
A Non-Medical, Drug-Free, Whole Child Approach To Get Your Child On Track
The Brain Balance Program is a non-medical and drug-free approach to overcoming the challenges of ADHD, learning disabilities, processing disorders, Asperger’s syndrome, and a host of other related childhood learning and developmental issues. Our integrated approach combines physical and sensory motor exercises with academic skill training and healthy nutrition.
Your Child's Personal Plan
Brain Balance Personalized Assessment
For over a decade, the Brain Balance Program has helped tens of thousands of children with learning and developmental issues through our integrated, whole-child approach. The Brain Balance Personalized Assessment is an objective and quantifiable measurement of each area of function – motor, sensory, behavioral, social, emotional, and academic – allowing us to better understand your child’s unique challenges.
Support Every Step of The Way
Support Every Step of The Way
One thing you will never be at a loss with at Brain Balance is the complete support of our staff. We work with a very diverse set of kids every day. For years we’ve worked with many different challenges and behaviors, without judgment, using our experience to help every child and every parent find success within our program. You will never feel out of place, or out of line when you ask and need help.