With the Republican Convention over and the Democratic Convention beginning, now is as good a time as any to evaluate where Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton stand on important education issues. Although neither candidate has shared comprehensive policy proposals, both… Read the rest
College Interview: Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda
July 18, 2016
If your summer plans include touring colleges, and interviewing with likely choices, consider this a cautionary tale from a college student with LD who wishes to remain anonymous.
My doctor tells a funny story about her medical training. When patients… Read the rest
New ADHD Meds: Easier to Swallow
July 11, 2016
People with ADHD who struggle to swallow medication in tablet or capsule form will be cheered to learn that in the past several months, the FDA has approved three new treatment choices for oral extended-release ADHD medications that do not… Read the rest
Teens + Driving + ADHD = Danger
July 5, 2016
It’s common knowledge that texting while driving is dangerous. But what happens when teens with ADHD text while driving? A dangerous situation becomes even more dangerous.
Researchers from the Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati recently tested the driving performance… Read the rest
Prevent Summer Slide
June 27, 2016
For children with LD and ADHD, summer can (and should) be an enjoyable respite from the demands they deal with throughout the school year. However, it’s also a time when they’re at risk for losing the hard-won skills they’ve struggled… Read the rest