Sunday March 30, 2008
We all know that exercise is good for our body, but did you know that it is also good for our brain?
Click on ADHD and Exercise to read more.
Channeling ... Read More
Saturday March 29, 2008
ADHD can have a profound effect on peer relationships, even into adulthood. Sometimes the impact can be so great that an individual feels a tremendous sense of isolation. Once feeling ... Read More
Monday March 24, 2008
The best outcome for individuals with ADHD includes a combined treatment of therapies and once-a-day medication, according to David W. Goodman, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at ... Read More
Sunday March 23, 2008
"I am the mother of a young adult son with ADD. He has a job and is doing well with the work itself. His problem has to do with his ... Read More
Saturday March 22, 2008
"My son, who has ADHD, is in 9th grade at high school. My wife and I usually arrive home late. He likes to constantly take a break between doing homework ... Read More
Friday March 14, 2008
Spring is here. The weather is warmer. The trees and plants are budding. Daffodils are blooming. Spring cleaning is beckoning ... spring cleaning? Does anyone really like to spring clean? ... Read More
Thursday March 13, 2008
If your child is on medicine for his ADHD symptoms, you may hear some complaints about stomachaches or headaches. Some kids experience a decrease in appetite. Others begin to have ... Read More
Wednesday March 12, 2008
“I have recently been diagnosed with ADD and my doctor prescribed medication, though it doesn’t appear to have much effect. I am struggling in my job and am thinking ... Read More
Saturday March 8, 2008
Question: I haven't told my supervisor or any of my coworkers at my new job that I have ADD. Unfortunately, I am starting to have some problems and it ... Read More
Friday March 7, 2008
Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reported that food additives and/or sodium benzoate (which is a commonly used preservative in soft drinks) may indeed increase hyperactive behavior in children. ... Read More
Friday March 7, 2008
What kinds of protections do workers with ADD/ADHD have? How can an employee request a job accommodation? What can be done when accommodations are not provided?
Click on Job Rights and ... Read More
Wednesday March 5, 2008
Readers have been so responsive to Elna’s Poem. Many have expressed a tremendous connection to her story. That got me to thinking about another reader, Bryan Hutchinson, who had emailed ... Read More
Monday March 3, 2008
When you get feedback from your child’s teacher that your child can’t sit still or is having trouble focusing in class, there are some simple, “first line” strategies you can ... Read More
Sunday March 2, 2008
Build on your child’s strengths, focus on strengths, nurture strengths -- we hear this advice so often, but what does it really mean?
Lara Honos-Webb, Ph.D., psychologist and author of ... Read More