How Symptoms of ADD Change The Way You Feel and Think

3 Defining Features of ADHD That Everyone Overlooks The textbook symptoms of ADD — inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity — fail to reflect several of its most powerful characteristics; the ones that shape your perceptions, emotions, and motivation. Here, Dr. William Dodson explains how to recognize and manage ADHD’s true defining features. The DSM-V – the bible of […]

Woman with ADHD Has Powerful Message for the Mom Who “Drugged” Her

Are you a parent who has struggled with the decision to give your child medication for ADHD? I am and it’s a hard decision to make. So much of the time, parenting feels like you’re just winging everything. You research. You listen. You ask for advice. You trust your gut, take a deep breath, and […]

Why French Kids Don't Have ADHD

French children don’t need medications to control their behavior. In the United States, at least 9 percent of school-aged children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and are taking pharmaceutical medications. In France, the percentage of kids diagnosed and medicated for ADHD is less than .5 percent. How has the epidemic of ADHD—firmly established in the U.S.—almost […]

The Mother Of A Severely Autistic Girl Makes A Painfully Honest Confession

I love my disabled child – but I’d give my life to make her normal: The mother of a severely autistic girl makes a painfully honest confession Meg Henderson writes a reply to Dominic Lawson who said he would never want to ‘cure’ his daughter from Down’s syndrome Daughter Louise is brain-damaged and autistic and […]

Mom's Message About Child With ADHD Going Viral

Raising children is not easy… not easy at all. But raising a child with special needs comes with some unique challenges. And for Taylor Meyers, a single mother of two, raising a 4-year-old with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be pretty darn difficult sometimes—which is why her honest post about being “that mom” is going viral. It […]

Texas School Destroys ADHD With This OLD SCHOOL Remedy

With the rise in students diagnosed and medicated for ADHD, this school seems to have found a pretty simple fix. You’d think that most everyone could get behind a solution like this. The tree-huggers would love that it doesn’t involve pills. The health nuts would praise it for fighting obesity. You’d almost have to be […]