Friday, October 24, 2014

Deciding to medicate your ADD/ADHD kid can be tough - ChicagoNow (blog)








ChicagoNow (blog)



Deciding to medicate your ADD/ADHD kid can be tough

ChicagoNow (blog)

So I am not here to say that the solution to ADD/ADHD issues is always/only a pill. Yes, modify the diet! Sure, get counseling! Exercise is never a bad idea for anyone. Post-it notes? You betcha! If you have made up your mind that meds are not for your ...





ADHD Awareness Month: 15 Ways You Can Check in With Your Child - EmpowHer








EmpowHer



ADHD Awareness Month: 15 Ways You Can Check in With Your Child

EmpowHer

Although it's only been a couple months since school started for most children, there is no better time than the present to focus on your children's progress, especially if they show symptoms of ADHD. In fact, the classroom is an important setting to ...





The future of ADHD and Alzheimer's treatment might be this video game - The Verge









The future of ADHD and Alzheimer's treatment might be this video game

The Verge

Since December, children in Florida and North Carolina have also tried the treatment as part of a formal clinical trial for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The medicine is unusual because of its delivery system: an iPad or iPhone. That ...





ADHD Has Been Good To Me - PsychCentral.com (blog)









ADHD Has Been Good To Me

PsychCentral.com (blog)

Yes, ADHD has made me the success I am today. Without it I'd be … well, I'd not be me. I'd be someone else. And who that person I might have been is, I will never know. The question is, would I have been that much better off if I didn't have ADHD?





Summer break: Kids use ADHD meds more during school year - Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews








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Summer break: Kids use ADHD meds more during school year

Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

In their book, “The ADHD Explosion,” Stephen Hinshaw and Richard Scheffler, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, confirm a correlation between a shift in educational policies and the rate of ADHD diagnoses, Salon reports. Within years ...





The Boy Who Cried Wolf: My ADHD Son's Lying - ADDitude (blog)









The Boy Who Cried Wolf: My ADHD Son's Lying

ADDitude (blog)

I imagine many of your sons and daughters with ADHD are the kid who cried wolf, too. ADHD and Crying Wolf, Lying and ADHD. When you combine feeling things deeply and a penchant for creative embellishment, you get a kid who tells a lot of grand stories.





Thursday, October 23, 2014

HELP Program helping raise awareness for ADHD - MU The Parthenon









HELP Program helping raise awareness for ADHD

MU The Parthenon

Despite ADHD being such a common ailment among children and adults, it is a treatable condition through behavior therapy or medication. Even if medication is taken, it is still the individual's responsibility to use techniques to reduce their ...