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This is the quiz I want to give people when I hear them spouting nonsense. I mean, yes, I love all people dearly. And yes, I was just as uninformed at one point. Or probably I was, I don’t remember much beyond last week. And OK, this is more of an emotional rant than a quiz but…
Tomorrow is Thursday, just an average, everyday Thursday in Canada, but for the United States it is Thanksgiving. I figure I should acknowledge it since over 300 million people are celebrating it… Which means that there are millions of people in the US that are celebrating Thanksgiving AND have ADHD.
By Laura MacNiven Don’t wait until parent/teacher interviews to speak up. I know that it can feel overwhelming to connect with your child’s teacher before the school year/semester kicks off. There may be a part of you that thinks the focusing concerns of the past won’t be a problem this year or that you don’t […]
By Carter Hammett Ever since 1840 when the American Census first included a question on idiocy/insanity, mental health professionals have been trying to put a label on things. Things are about to get a lot worse. With a scheduled 2013 launch, the fifth edition of that controversial psychiatrist’s bible, The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) […]
The beginning of school is a huge transition for everyone involved, but especially for children who have ADHD. As teachers of children with a range of attention difficulties, we’d like to share with you some strategies we use to make this transition go as smoothly as possible.