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A Revolutionary Video Game-Based Treatment for ADHD


Clinical trial confirms that the AKL-T01 video game helps ADHD kids to concentrate

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. It is usually diagnosed in childhood but can persist into adulthood. ADHD is characterized by difficulty paying attention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. This can make it hard to focus on tasks, control impulses, and follow instructions, which can lead to problems at school, work, and in social situations. ADHD is typically treated with a combination of medication, therapy, and lifestyle changes. However, digital therapeutics such as AKL-T01, are being developed to provide additional options for managing the symptoms of ADHD.


AKL-T01 is a video game that helps treat ADHD. It's the only video game approved by the FDA for treating ADHD. The game helps people with ADHD focus better and control their impulses. It's also safe to use because it has very few side effects and is not addictive.

Clinical Trial

A clinical trial called the STARS-Adjunct Trial was done to see how well AKL-T01 works. The trial included 206 kids aged 8 to 14 years old who have ADHD. The kids were split into two groups. One group was already taking medicine for ADHD, and the other group wasn't taking any medicine. The kids played AKL-T01 for 25 minutes a day, five days a week, for eight weeks. They had a four-week break in between the two four-week sessions. 


The trial found that the kids who played AKL-T01 improved their ADHD symptoms, like paying attention, after just four weeks. Even during the four-week break, the benefits of the game continued. And after the second four-week session, the kids improved even more.

The trial also asked parents and kids what they thought about the game. Most parents and kids said they felt like they could pay attention better after playing the game. But, some kids did have some side effects, like headaches, frustration, or irritability. However, none of the side effects were serious.

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The trial shows that AKL-T01 can help kids with ADHD improve their symptoms. It's an exciting treatment option because it's safe, easy to use, and doesn't require medicine. But, it's important to remember that the trial only looked at the game's effects on ADHD symptoms. We still need to study how it affects other important things like grades, social life, and overall health.


AKL-T01 is a video game that can help kids with ADHD. It's easy to use, safe and can improve ADHD symptoms like paying attention. However, we still need to learn more about how it affects other important aspects of life. AKL-T01 is an exciting option for treating ADHD that could help many kids.


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