Sleep and ADHD: What’s the Connection?

The link between sleep problems and ADHD is an area of increasing interest for researchers. There is not enough evidence yet to conclude that one causes the other, but a growing body of evidence shows the two often go hand-in-hand.… Read the rest

Normal Is Overrated

I spent my first 15 years wishing I was normal. Now I wonder why. If AP Stats taught me anything, it’s that the 95% of the data points that lie under the bell curve are statistically less significant than the… Read the rest

Risks for Teen Drivers with ADHD

Research findings recently published in JAMA Pediatrics show that teen drivers with ADHD have a 36% risk for being in a car crash. Although previous studies have found similar risks (some even greater), those studies have been criticized for their… Read the rest

Team Sports Preferred by Kids with ADHD

A recent study found that kids with ADHD are more likely to participate in team sports than in individual sports. According to a UPI article, the findings surprised the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center study team. Speaking for the… Read the rest

Learning to Manage Time Better

In order to be successful at time management, your child must know how long it takes to get things done. Having a time sense will help him establish routines, set limits, and learn to prioritize. When I first start working… Read the rest