You’ve undoubtedly been working hard the first few weeks of school organizing your classroom and getting to know a new group
We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it. Another group of parents started the nonPareil Institute after they realized their learning disabled
This short film forces you to look at ADHD differently.
We ADDYTeens need to spark a conversation, make sure we stand up for ourselves and not feel shame in how our bodies developed.
It's no longer just kids with a behavioral disorder using these drugs to function in society. Now, it's older teens and adults who are fueling an emerging epidemic of abuse and addiction. The not-so-distant future is here: We are living in the United States of Adderall.
Zoe Kessler discusses how getting diagnosed with ADHD as an adult saved her life.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder diagnoses have shot up 30% in the last 20 years. Dimitri Christakis, a professor of pediatrics, says an ADHD diagnosis can be a "disservice." He joins us to discuss why we need to change our thinking on ADHD.
Summer is the perfect time to hang out with friends, family and explore during your three months of downtime before school starts back up. But, don't be fooled! The school year is right around the corner. To guarantee a successful academic year, use your summer to practice you
When Reid went to preschool he spent the entire first week in time out for pushing, not sitting still, and talking when the teacher was talking. My friends and family reassured me that things would get better as he got older.
At a recent talk, a girl walks up to the microphone and asks the astrophysicist if there are people with dyslexia in his
They go to doctors, who treat the symptoms. I love this conversation I saw on Facebook the other day. As someone who hasn't
As a parenting coach and family therapist, I see a steady stream of "fidgety" kids in my practice. Their parents are often at their wits end after being repeatedly chided by their child's teacher to somehow convince their youngster to manage the disruptions created by his or her constant motion.
“This fact presents an opportunity for parents and health care professionals to play a pivotal role in helping students better
Immediate gratification is most certainly one of the reasons for a child or a teenager not being able to pay attention in school and it is a powerful one. How can school, even when technology is added as part of the curriculum, ever compare to the lure of an action video game?