Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine if computer-based working memory training for children with ADHD would lead to increased attention skills on performance-based measures of attention. Method: In this randomized, controlled blind pilot study, 20 children with ADHD ages 6 through 8 were randomly assigned to 40 sessions of computer-based intervention completed over the summer of 2015. The children in the experimental group completed TNT Reading, a working memory training program, whereas the children in the control group completed Read Naturally Live, an evidence-based reading program. To the outside observer, both programs appeared to be reading instructional programs, but the TNT Reading was designed to increase attention in addition to reading skills. Performance-based pretests and posttests of sustained auditory and visual attention, impulsivity, hyperactivity, and reading skills were completed. Results:...

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