Category Archives: ADHD General Updates

Planning a Long Journey with Your Active Child

Planning a Long Journey with Your Active Child As summer beckons, most people with be looking forward to taking a vacation and enjoying some well-earned rest, but for families with a very active child, the summer vacation can be a … Continue reading

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School System pushes ADHD Label

How the School System is Labeling Children with ADHD The number of American school children who are diagnosed with ADHD is increasing every year at a rapid rate, leading some medical professionals and even parents to question whether children are … Continue reading

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Episode 2: ADHD and learning styles

Episode 2: Children are driven by curiosity. This drive makes learning style (How people prefer to learn) a prime motivator of behavior. Suppose ADHD is simply how people who learn by watching or discussion like teachers and psychiatrists perceive children … Continue reading

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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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