Dr Alex Richardson discusses that latest scientific research on how to help children focus, stay engaged and accelerate learning with a clear mind and good mood.
Learn how to help children focus, stay engaged and accelerate learning with a clear mind and good mood.
Dr Alex Richardson - world-renowned researcher, educator, speaker and published author; and Founder Director of the UK-based charity, Food and Behaviour (FAB) Research.*
From this webinar, you’ll learn:
Solid scientific evidence that better nutrition can improve children’s mood, behaviour and ability to learn has been accumulating now for well over 40 years – particularly with respect to Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD.
Despite all the evidence, nutrition and diet are still largely ignored in standard clinical practice for the diagnosis or management of ADHD or other child behaviour and learning difficulties. But given the right information, parents, teachers and health practitioners can help to improve almost any child’s diet and eating habits to help them maximise their potential – so don’t miss this chance to hear from one of the world’s leading experts in this area.
*About the speaker
Dr Alex Richardson is a pioneer of research into how nutrition affects brain development and function, and its implications for ADHD and related conditions that affect behaviour, learning and mood, in children and adults. Her 90+ publications include experimental, epidemiological, genetic and brain imaging studies; the first controlled treatment trials investigating effects of omega-3 (and omega-6) fatty acid supplements in ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia and related conditions; and studies of how nutritional interventions can also be of benefit in other conditions - including depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
Alex is also a highly experienced teacher and speaker for public and professional as well as academic audiences, and a frequent contributor for the media. Her book for parents and professionals - ‘They Are What You Feed Them’ - is dedicated to FAB Research, the charity she founded to raise awareness of the links between diet and mental health, wellbeing and performance; and to support the translation of the best research evidence into policy and practice.