ADHD Myths: Setting the Record Straight

When it comes to ADHD (and other learning challenges), misinformation often guides the interactions between those with the condition, and well-meaning friends, family, and school personnel. Below we’ve addressed many of the common misconceptions regarding ADHD and how it impacts… Read the rest

ADHD: Behind the Behavior

Living with a child with ADHD can be confusing and frustrating. On any given day, he may have difficulty getting started, make impulsive decisions and poor choices, miss social cues, engage in stressful emotional interactions, and need downtime to regroup.… Read the rest

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