Friday, April 18, 2014

Parents urged to research ADHD - Norman Transcript









Parents urged to research ADHD

Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Q: Our son has just been diagnosed with ADHD, and we have been told he may need social skills training. He is in third grade, and this is all very new and foreign. Do you know anything about this training, and what does this mean for his ...





Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Success for children with ADHD topic of April 23 program at Lynnewood - Delco News Network









Success for children with ADHD topic of April 23 program at Lynnewood

Delco News Network

By Lois Puglionesi. HAVERFORD-The Haverford Township Rotary Club and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will present a program April 23 at Lynnewood Elementary School on Promoting Family and School Success for Children and Youth with ADHD.





Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Mom's in Short Supply: When Autism Overshadows ADHD - Everyday Health









Mom's in Short Supply: When Autism Overshadows ADHD

Everyday Health

Yes, I knew her father has ADHD. I knew that it is statistically more likely in siblings of autistic children. I knew that she is described by many as “high energy.” But – compared to our autistic child's severe developmental delays, her issues didn't ...





Monday, April 14, 2014

I Have An ADHD Question - PsychCentral.com (blog)








PsychCentral.com (blog)



I Have An ADHD Question

PsychCentral.com (blog)

There are hundreds of questions about ADHD that one might ask. Is it contagious? Is it spontaneous? Is it hereditary? Is it something that can start later in life? Is it trauma induced? No! No. Yes. We don't think so. Possibly. Is it over-diagnosed?





Saturday, April 12, 2014

Can Memory Training Help Your Child Diagnosed with ADHD? - The Epoch Times (blog)









Can Memory Training Help Your Child Diagnosed with ADHD?

The Epoch Times (blog)

Children diagnosed with ADHD are seen to have many challenges and difficulties trying to accomplish tasks such as learning and performing well at school. Therefore it's necessary for parents and guardians to pay special attention to help them progress ...





Rise in women's ADHD diagnoses brings relief, not concern - Boston Globe









Rise in women's ADHD diagnoses brings relief, not concern

Boston Globe

As a psychologist who treats women with ADHD, I would offer a different headline for Dr. Claudia M. Gold's March 31 health piece, “Rise in ADHD diagnoses causes concern,” and would instead title it, “Rise in ADHD diagnoses causes reason to celebrate.”.





Friday, April 11, 2014

Too Many Foster Kids With ADHD Treated With Antipsychotic Drugs: Study - Philly.com









Too Many Foster Kids With ADHD Treated With Antipsychotic Drugs: Study

Philly.com

THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Antipsychotic drugs are increasingly being prescribed to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and teens in foster care, according to a new study. The use of these drugs to treat ...