I am very interested to hear both Australian and American, professional, lay and parental reactions to this list of countries
Envision this: Five teens line up to race the 1000 meters. Four of them wear shorts and sneakers and the fifth is wearing
A must-read for parents of kids with ADHD.
If we want to understand the past history, current status, and future trajectory of ADHD, Dr Conners is the man.
We ADDYTeens need to spark a conversation, make sure we stand up for ourselves and not feel shame in how our bodies developed.
If you thought Ritalin was invented in the early 00s -- when every hyperactive American kid popped a few mills with his Cap'n Crunch and zipped off to 4th grade homeroom -- you wouldn't be alone. But methylphenidate has been around as a treatment for hyperactivity since at least the 60s.
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
The bioethics commission called for continued research into the effects of all forms of neural modification, for both healthy
For all the buzz and activity, there was much more selling than educating going on. Sure, the drug reps suggested alternatives and mentioned side effects, but underneath and unacknowledged was their fundamental mission: to convince me to prescribe their product.
Non-drug interventions for ADHD also work. Behavioral modification techniques practiced by parents and teachers, and special education interventions (especially small-group instruction) are primary and proven therapies.