APPROACH: MEDICATION

Research consistently shows that medication improves sustained attention, impulse control, activity level, disruptive behaviour, compliance, work completion, and work accuracy. However, boys on medication when enrolled may have their dosage reduced, after consultation with health professionals and parents, if the structured program that Kamaruka offers successfully meets the student’s learning needs.

There is some scientific evidence and a lot of anecdotal evidence suggesting that exercise increases the production of neurotransmitters – a boost similar to that caused by stimulant medication and lasting three hours or more.

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