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Home Again: Clark Kent Goes To College

My college-age son, Clark Kent, has ADHD and Asperger’s. Many of you know him from The Clark Kent Chronicles, which I’ve shared a few of in ADDitude Magazine and here over the years. Some of you have even wondered how […]

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Diagnosis: Relief or Despair?

We’ve known since the beginning that our son would one day be diagnosed with ADHD.  He always seemed harder to corral than other kids his age.  As a More...

Guest post: Diagnosis: Relief or Despair?

Kim is a stay at home mom to two boys.  She came to parenthood through adoption and was a teacher and school administrator before taking the plunge to More...

How disabled is disabled enough?

I have been physically disabled since I was born. Those friends that are reading this and have known me my whole life might say, "whaaa?". I sure didn't More...

A Career on Hold

I am 37, and I just got my K-6 teaching certificate in the state of North Carolina. A lot of people wonder why I am just starting out More...

Your child is diagnosed as what???

I am not a perfect teacher. I know I write as if I were, but the truth is...there was a kid I missed. He was quiet, obedient, and More...

Being the Queen of Spades and Parenting a Child with ADHD

One of our family's favorite card games is Hearts. I learned this game from my dad when I was a little girl. After every holiday dinner, generations of More...

A Mother Knows

I knew. I knew but I didn't know. I knew but I didn't want to know. I knew my son, "Clark Kent the ADHD WonderKid," wasn't like most More...

CAPD and ADHD: can you tell the difference?

Our thinking can be so easily influenced despite best intentions. As the parent of a child with ADHD, I know how vulnerable I am to accepting recommendations which More...

Have You Had The Talk?

We're all watching Parenthood, right? So I don't need to tell you that I was glued to the TV the night the Bravermans sat down with Max to More...

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