ADHD means Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder . It is a neurodevelopmental type mental disorder, and is the most frequent diagnosis in children. Despite this, there is a lot of misinformation about this phenomenon, hence some people question its existence.
It is usually diagnosed and treated in children around 7 years of age, although in some cases it can be diagnosed earlier. There is also controversy regarding its diagnosis and treatment. Some claim that pharmacological treatment sometimes has short-term efficacy, so it is occasionally recommended.
There is multimodal treatment, in which drugs, therapy and psychology are used. having a multimodal approach has been shown to have several benefits for your child.
This is why in ADHD & Chess We promote the use of chess for therapeutic and educational purposes, by targeting people diagnosed with ADHD , as well as other groups with learning or other difficulties, such as people with autism , or Asperger syndrome.
We make available to these groups different Chess-based tools , specifically prepared to directly train and work on the stimulation of certain cognitive abilities , such as concentration, memory, attention, spatial visualization, abstract reasoning, and decision making. The developed methodology also helps in the generation of healthy habits and adapts to the real capabilities of the users.