Tuesday, November 25, 2014

That's Right, I'm Grateful for ADHD - Everyday Health









That's Right, I'm Grateful for ADHD

Everyday Health

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 ...





Monday, November 24, 2014

New Resource Aims To Help Students With ADHD - Forbes









New Resource Aims To Help Students With ADHD

Forbes

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 - Goshen News








Goshen News



Pilot ADHD treatment aids in focus by training the brain

Goshen News

“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? - Beta Wired









Is ADHD a disease or a way of life?

Beta Wired

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 - WCVB Boston








WCVB Boston



Tuesday, November 25: ADHD

WCVB Boston

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? - Pacific Standard








Pacific Standard



Why Are America's Poorest Toddlers Being Over-Prescribed ADHD Drugs?

Pacific Standard

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









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 ...