As we’ve blogged about in the past, teen drivers with ADHD are a risk on the road. Studies have found that inexperience, coupled with inattention and poor judgment are a dangerous mix when kids with ADHD get behind the wheel.… Read the rest
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
Much of what we read in the mainstream media about ADHD medications has more to do with misuse and abuse than with use by those who truly benefit from these drugs.
Yes, they may be overprescribed by some professionals lacking… Read the rest
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
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