That's Right, I'm Grateful for ADHD
ADHD has taught me that love has no limits. Love conquers bad days. It wipes away tears and bolsters self-esteem, even when a family member is sure they are irrevocably broken and life seems impossible. Love fights for what our children need and ...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Monday, November 24, 2014
New Resource Aims To Help Students With ADHD
Philanthropist Shelly London explains, “One in five children struggles with issues related to reading, writing, math, focus and organization. These kids are as smart as their peers, and with the right strategies and support, they can go from simply ...
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Pilot ADHD treatment aids in focus by training the brain
“Unfortunately, we do not track the number of students with ADHD as this is not an eligibility category for special education,” Krabill said. “Students with ADHD could be eligible under the special education category of Other Health Impaired. However ...
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Is ADHD a disease or a way of life?
img_23641 In a controversial new study is certainly an important part of the number of new cases of Attention Deficit Disorder and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosed in recent years really deserve being labeled as a disease and treated with ...
Friday, November 21, 2014
Tuesday, November 25: ADHD
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition commonly considered a childhood disorder. But millions of adults also struggle with staying focused at home, paying attention at work, and controlling their overall behavior. Tonight we ...
Why Are America's Poorest Toddlers Being Over-Prescribed ADHD Drugs?
Prescribing ADHD drugs to toddlers against the recommendations of experts may be a new practice, but it is part of a much larger trend of prescribing psychoactive drugs to children who are in foster care, juvenile detention, or just living in poverty.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
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 ...