Parents urged to research ADHD
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 ...
Friday, April 18, 2014
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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
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
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)
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
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
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 ...