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What It’s Like to Have ADHD

What It’s Like to Have AD/HD We’ve all either heard the comments or even said them. “Aren’t these really just lazy, undisciplined people?” “Seriously, how hard is it to pick up your underwear off the floor?” “Why can’t you just wipe off the kitchen counter?” “You get distracted? So do I but I can still… Continue reading »

Homework Help for Kids with ADHD and their Parents

Homework Help for Kids with ADHD and their Parents

Homework Help for Kids with ADHD and their Parents Often, homework for kids with ADHD becomes an intense battle with children getting very frustrated and parents becoming even more frustrated! It does help for your child to begin homework as soon after school as possible after a 15-20 minute break for snack, running around, bathroom,… Continue reading »

Accommodations In School For ADHD?

Accommodations in School for ADHD? Do you receive calls and or notes from teachers about your child? Does your student receive zeros for work not completed or not turned in?   Poor attention, impulsivity, and distractibility coupled with difficulty remembering to write down assignments and remembering to turn in assignments are very COMMON in ADHD… Continue reading »

Shouldn’t an Adult Take as Low a Dose of a Stimulant as Possible?

Shouldn’t an Adult Take as Low a Dose of a Stimulant as Possible? The short answer is no and this is why.  Someone with AD/HD doesn’t make enough dopamine and what they do make their brain chews up quicker than “normal” brains.  Dopamine is a neurotransmitter and its function is to make someone interested in… Continue reading »