ADHD or Immaturity?

A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that children with August birthdays are diagnosed and treated for ADHD at a 34% higher rate than their peers born even a month later. How can that be?… Read the rest

Gifted & ADHD: A Fine Balance

My stomach tightened as I saw my handsome, accomplished senior enter the arena in his cap and gown, walking out of adolescence and into his future. I felt relief that he was in his place—along with the usual fear that… Read the rest

ADHD Prevalence on the Rise

In one of the few long-term studies on the prevalence of ADHD in the US, researchers at the University of Iowa recently found the number of diagnosed cases of ADHD has increased significantly during the past 20 years—from 6.1% to… Read the rest