Kevin is a wonderfully imaginative eight-year-old with a talent for building things. He can turn a few cardboard boxes into an entertaining adventure, create elaborate constructions from materials he finds outdoors, and is a master with Legos.
Kevin has no… Read the rest
Recent studies do show clear differences in the brain between kids with ADHD and kids with typical development. The field of neuro-imaging is exploding with a high volume of recent studies evaluating both structural and functional differences in individuals with… Read the rest
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
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
In Driven to Distraction, authors Ned Hallowell and John Ratey offer the metaphor of a sports coach to explain the role of an ADHD coach. They write that a coach is “an individual standing on the sidelines with a whistle,… Read the rest