Difficult Decisions in Treating ADHD
New York Times
In “One Drug or 2? Parents See Risk but Also Hope” (front page, Nov. 15), we empathize with a mother's pain over deciding whether her 6-year-old son, Matthias, should be given antipsychotic medication on top of the stimulant he's taking for attention ...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Doctor encourages new approach for students with ADHD
Henderson Daily Dispatch (registration)
Cornelius Cathcart told about 20 parents and teachers at New Hope Elementary School on Wednesday to know the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a condition that affects focus and brain activity; to acquire patience for young ...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
ADHD Time Management: What Will It Take To Get You There On Time?
I read everything I could about adult ADHD and how and why we have difficulty managing time. In learning that we tend to have a different relationship to time (no kidding) due to our different brains, I could finally let go of guilt and shame, let go ...
Expert on Treating ADHD Speaks at JW School Event
On Tuesday, December 9 from 7-9 p.m., author and psychologist Ari Tuckman will speak on “Medication for ADHD: From Myths and Controversy to Understanding and Informed Decisions.” The talk is at John Witherspoon Middle School, 217 Walnut Lane.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Computer Programming And ADHD
Many of us with ADHD have a little problem with addiction. Mine manifests in different ways. The worst addiction in my life is a 40 year struggle with alcohol. I'm happy to report that the last nearly 31 years of this struggle have been without the ...
Sara Boyns, Workplace Law: ADHD and the cantankerous worker
Monterey County Herald
Q One of my employees is difficult to get along with. I've talked to her repeatedly about being nicer to her co-workers and working cooperatively, and she generally does her job well. I just gave her a poor performance evaluation based on her inability ...
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Autonomy prevails when choosing natural solutions or ADHD medication
When I was young, I was a pretty successful student. Around fifth grade, however, I began to struggle. I couldn't concentrate on anything for more than twenty minutes. Hypochondriac that I am, I was convinced I had ADHD. My parents, whether they agreed ...