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So we let our ADHD teen fail. NOW WHAT??

  Last we checked on my ADHD/Aspie son “Clark Kent,” he was living up to his nickname in spectacular fashion while stubbornly clinging to the belief that he was soaring like Superman. Heaven help his beleaguered parents! After rebelling against […]

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Could we let our ADHD teen fail?

My ADHD/Aspie son Clark Kent earned his nickname honestly, and continues to prove it fits, even at the age of 17: he believes he has super-human powers, while More...

Dream big or go home.

Lots of you that read {a mom's view of ADHD} have young children. Not me. I've already survived the confusing "early" years and the horrendously hard "middle school" More...

Keep looking out the windshield

"I AM NOT GOING TO SCHOOL! I AM NOT GETTING DRESSED BECAUSE I'M NOT GOING TO SCHOOL! YOU CAN'T MAKE ME!" "Well, I have to turn off the T.V. More...

Product Review: Move Stool provides sensory input to assist with focus

We talked this week about how movement, fidgeting, is scientifically proven to help focus. Longtime ADHD researcher Dr. Mark Rapport, believes movement is a key component in the ability More...

Guest Post: Fidgeting Helps Kids Stay Focused

Ever tried to do two or more things at once? Like doing homework and listening to music? Or listening to a presentation and doodling while you take notes? Those More...

The first time I finally saw ADHD as a disability

For the last almost three years now, I have claimed over and over again that I see ADHD as a difference and not a disability. And I did More...

The Magic ADHD Bullet That Backfired Big Time

People are always looking for the single magic bullet that will totally change everything. There is no single magic bullet. - Temple Grandin Last Wednesday, my son’s former therapist More...

The developmental origins of ADHD

Source I sometimes ponder the quirkiest questions. For example, “Why exactly does cigarette smoke increase the risk of ADHD in children? What do we know about this smoke injury More...

Taking the Integrative Medicine Approach to Treating ADHD

When my 8 year-old son, Luke, was diagnosed with ADHD in November 2008, I started educating myself on ADHD with all the basic "first-line" books recommended by our More...

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