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Thank you for sharing this article.  I started my son on neurofeedback.  He had about 6 treatments and his behavior escallated through the roof, so I stopped and sought out medication for him.  I don’t believe the neurofeedback was responsible, but it just wasn’t working fast enough to save my sanity.  We are on a great regimen of medication now and I am hoping to resume neurofeedback again with the hope that we can go off medication vs. keep at the lower dose.  I appreciate any and all research that supports that.  Hopefully, in the future there will be more research in this area to encourage insurance and the schools to offer this as a treatment over medications when possible. 

Posted by Mom247 on Mar 13, 2014 at 12:26am

I haven’t read the article yet but am interested in it as my son has done 10 treatments of Neurofeedback.  He has been off meds since last June but certain ADHD traits are still a constant factor which I feel is impacting his grades(rushing thru school work, not following directions). 

Since treatment, I have noticed that he is more calm and less argumentative.  His grades are reflecting that he is putting in more effort and time.  Sent a notice to the teacher asking for their input so I am curious as to what they say.

As a parent, it is a constant struggle whether to put him back on the meds and whether the money being spent on this treatment works since my doctors say there isn’t enough studies to support it.

during one of my sons second treatment, he became highly hyper and couldn’t focus on his homework.  I instantly became worried and texted therapist “is this normal?  It ended up that my son is highly sensitive on his left side of the brain.  I don’t think the left side is stimulated any longer but if it is, it is so minimal that I don’t notice it.

Posted by knrdodd on Mar 13, 2014 at 9:38pm

Hi Mitzi,

We read this article as well and we are using the neurofeedback program sited in the study with our Tyke with brilliant results. We also, are so happy to see more research is being done in this area. Like we say: “Yes Mum, we can change our minds.” My girlfriend is used the neurofeedback with her daughter with total success and now is using it with her father who has Parkinson’s disease. Here is another similar article published in another newspaper:

Posted by Elly on Mar 13, 2014 at 11:56pm

Thanks for sharing this article!  My son is on the Daytrana patch and I am just starting to look into alternative therapies to supplement and/or replace the medication. 

How did any of you go about finding a practitioner?  I have no idea where to start and how to check references.


Posted by Purplezebra on Mar 14, 2014 at 8:09pm

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