False Claims of LD Hurt Those with Legit Diagnoses

If you follow the news at all, you’re aware of the growing scandal surrounding college admissions: a number of wealthy parents are allegedly complicit in using bribery to facilitate acceptance of their sons and daughters to elite colleges. One of… Read the rest

Push Back School Start Time

The move to push school start times back may finally be gaining national momentum. Despite years of research showing the benefits to adolescents of starting school at 8:30 instead of 7:30, along with the full-throated support from sleep experts and… 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

New ADHD Medication for Morning Relief

With the start of school just around the corner, avoiding morning madness is on the minds of many parents—especially those whose kids have ADHD and struggle to get up, out, and on their way to school daily. Relief may be… Read the rest

Can Digital Devices Cause ADHD?

A recent article in Smart Kids explored why teens with ADHD are at increased risk for overusing digital devices and the negative consequences that may follow. Now, according to an NPR report,  new research has found that “high-frequency” use of… Read the rest