What is ADD and ADHD?

What is ADD and ADHD?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, also commonly called ADHD, is a condition that affects children and adults and is characterized by hyperactive, overactive, or impulsive behavior.  Individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity...

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Testing for ADHD

Testing for ADHD

While there is no single tool for testing for ADHD, psychologists and physicians do use a standard set of guidelines for testing for ADHD.  These healthcare professionals will use subjective and objective information from parents...

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Taming a Monster Child

Taming a Monster Child

Ever seen a family under the control of one of the children? It’s a troubling sight. Sometimes the role reversal is due to the inability of a parent to effectively discipline the child, while, at other times, a recalcitrant child has...

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When is it ADD/HD?

When is it ADD/HD?

Just because someone said your child has ADD/HD does not make it so.  There are many things that can cause a child to be irritated, hyper, act out, have meltdowns and be inattentive.  In the email and posts that I get, often the sender...

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