Monthly Archives: February 2011

3 Reasons for the Rise in ADHD

1. In 1990, SSI pays for each child labeled ADHD and taking medication– by 2009 ADHD is 31% of SSI. ($700 a month per child) 2. In 1991, a Policy Clarification Memorandum adds ADHD to IDEA. 3. In 1997, IDEA, … Continue reading

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ADHD or Active Child Episode 1: What’s ADHD

In this episode we will discuss ADHD with Dr. Guffanti, an international speaker on ADHD, who not only has ADHD, but has its most common associated problems – ODD (Oppositional Defiance Disorder) and dyslexia. We will peak into the world … Continue reading

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Parenting the ADHD Labeled Child

My Charley Has ADHD Lessons Learned (Click here for Pat Wyman’s  Super Speller Strategy video) This video demonstrates many of the common issues about ADHD: Teachers are the most common referrer for ADHD. They are more often wrong than right … Continue reading

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