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Moms and Dads: Let's Turn All Those Can'ts into Can-Dos - ADDitude


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Moms and Dads: Let's Turn All Those Can'ts into Can-Dos
ADDitude
Kids with ADHD deserve the same childhood experiences and opportunities as any other kid. It may take accommodations or special circumstances, but you must not limit them based on your assumptions of what ADHD prevents them from succeeding in.

ADHD Parents' Medication Guide: What You Need to Know - ADDitude - ADDitude


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ADHD Parents' Medication Guide: What You Need to Know - ADDitude
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Everything you need to know to help your child find the right ADHD medication — by learning how medications work, monitoring their effectiveness, and knowing ...
Rate of drug use for kids with ADHD varies wildly from state to state ...9news.com.au
ADHD prescription rates under spotlightNEWS.com.au
ADHD drugs in Melbourne: Large postcode difference in prescribing ...Herald Sun

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The many walls of silence around autism - The Boston Globe


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The many walls of silence around autism
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Autism is a spectrum disorder. My son, my family, and I live somewhere in the lower quarter of that spectrum, blissfully apart from the devastation of self-injurious behaviors but firmly entrenched in a nonverbal world where pictures are used solely to ...

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The Innovating, Creative Superpowers of ADHD - AlterNet


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The Innovating, Creative Superpowers of ADHD
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ADHD hasn't held back self-employed creative Pauline Campos, either. An artist with an Etsy storefront and freelance writer from Michigan, Campos often proclaims that ADHD is her superpower. Being easily distracted is her running punchline, she ...
Michael Phelps opens up about his ADHD diagnosisAtlanta Journal Constitution

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[Self-Test] The ADHD Test for Women and Girls - ADDitude


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[Self-Test] The ADHD Test for Women and Girls
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Too many women grew up being called lazy, spacey, or dumb because their symptoms of ADHD were ignored or mislabeled as hormones or anxiety. Take this self-test to see if you exhibit common symptoms of women with ADHD. Then share the results with ...
​These 6 Questions Can Determine If You Have Adult ADHDMen's Health

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Secrets of Your ADHD Brain - ADDitude


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Secrets of Your ADHD Brain
ADDitude
ADHD is a confusing, contradictory, inconsistent, and frustrating condition. It is overwhelming to people who live with it every day. The diagnostic criteria that have been used for the last 40 years leave many people wondering whether they have the ...
The Innovating, Creative Superpowers of ADHDYES! Magazine
​These 6 Questions Can Determine If You Have Adult ADHDMen's Health
Is it Lack of Focus or Adult ADHD in the Workplace?BOSS Magazine

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I'm Worried My Child Has ADHD. What Can You Tell Me About the Disorder? - U.S. News & World Report


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I'm Worried My Child Has ADHD. What Can You Tell Me About the Disorder?
U.S. News & World Report
According to the American Psychiatric Association, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is one of most common mental disorders among children. Approximately 5 percent of children have this disorder, which often leads to disruptions at ...

Nonadherence to ADHD Medication in Adolescents Transitioning Into College - Medical News Bulletin


Medical News Bulletin

Nonadherence to ADHD Medication in Adolescents Transitioning Into College
Medical News Bulletin
Nonadherence to ADHD medication in adolescents, especially during their transition to college, can have significant repercussions on academic performance and long-term goals. In a recent study, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, 10 freshmen ...

The genius in people with learning disabilities - CNN.com - CNN


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The genius in people with learning disabilities - CNN.com
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Dr. Gail Saltz, in her new book, says the brain differences that cause learning and mental health issues may also bring more creativity, aptitude and visual skills.
The genius in people with learning disabilities, mental health ...Gant Daily

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New Research Suggests Children With Autism May Have ... - NPR - NPR


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New Research Suggests Children With Autism May Have ... - NPR
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A new study looks at whether kids diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder and those without differ in how they explore and seek explanations in physical ...
Discovery of 18 New Autism-Linked Genes May Point to New TreatmentsScientific American
DNA Scan Uncovers 18 Genes Newly Associated With AutismNBCNews.com
World's largest autism genome database shines new light on many 'autisms'Science Daily
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