ADHD

People With ADHD Can Actually Focus So Hard it's Scary

People with hyperfocus tend to block out everything else going on around them.<p>Mary was in the zone. She'd been online all day and didn't realize her house had caught on fire until the fireman said she needed to get off the computer and leave.<p>Unclench. Mary is just an urban legend—a case example of …

5 Ways I Learned To Thrive As An Adult Living With ADHD

Welcome to my second post that invites you into my world with ADHD — from diagnosis to transitioning into adulthood and finding my way to grad …

Time to get beyond the myths about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Children with ADHD need a lot of support but girls with symptoms can fly under the radar, <b>writes Andrea Mara</b><p>THERE are many myths about attention …

News (Ireland)

New Study Casts Doubt on Diagnosis of Adult-Onset A.D.H.D.

In just the past few years, researchers have identified what they believe is an adult version of attention deficit disorder: a restless inability to concentrate that develops spontaneously after high school, years after the syndrome typically shows itself, and without any early signs.<p>The proposed …

News (U.S.)

Simply Sleep - Uses, Side Effects, Interactions

How does this medication work? What will it do for me?<p>Diphenhydramine belongs to a group of medications known as <i>antihistamines.</i> Antihistamines are …

Pain

Four Key Symptoms Of ADHD

Introduction<p>The DSM-5 lists the criteria for ADHD. However, in this article according to www.understood.org, I will provide you with the four key …

Health

5 Tools That Help Overstimulated Kids Calm Down and Focus

While not everyone was thrilled about the fidget spinner explosion of 2017, one thing it did bring is more awareness about tactile aides for kids …

Parenting

Totally ADD

Comedian Rick Green's film 'ADD & Loving It' will be part of the October event.<p>They have trouble staying focused; are easily distracted or get bored …

Education

ADHD Awareness Month: 3 Things To Remember

Introduction<p>October is ADHD Awareness Month. Do you or a loved one suffer from ADHD? If so, continue reading this article. This article demonstrates …

Define

“A Mom Faces Reality as College Looms for Her Daughter with ADHD”

My new doctor was looking through my patient questionnaire. She said, “How old is your daughter?”<p>“18.”<p>“Is she going to college?”<p>“Fingers crossed. Lee …

Education

Live Webinar on November 7: Good for Business: How ADHD Can Ignite Your Entrepreneurial Potential

<b>Not available November 7?</b> Don’t worry. Register now and we’ll send you the replay link to watch at your convenience. (Please note that access to this …

Entrepreneurship

Young Adults and Mental Illness-what are the Warning Signs? – TrdPip

By: Craig Elliott-<p>Mental illness is not just an affliction that you are born with; mental illnesses can develop over time, whether as something that …

Mental Disorders

What Kids With ADHD Want You to Know

<b>8.</b> “I can’t just stop being repetitive when I am moving.”<p><b>9.</b> “I wish people would understand I’m not a bad kid.”<p><b>10.</b> “When I was a kid I wished people …

What I Wish People Understood About Fidget 'Toys' And Disabilities

While they might be fun for some, they actually serve a purpose to many.<p><i>“What I Wish People Understood About Fidget ‘Toys’ and Disabilities” was published on The Mighty.</i><p><i>Written by Leslie Templeton</i><p>In second grade I would kick my feet under my desk. This wasn’t a light paddle kind of kick, but wildly …

ADHD Public Forum Sees Packed House

It was the first of a series of public presentations planned by the Psychology Association.

Balloon pilot with St. Louis ties was as impaired as a drunk driver in deadly Texas crash

NTSB says pilot in the deadliest hot air balloon crash in U.S. history was probably impaired by Valium, opioids and cold and allergy medicine

Aviation

Meet the mum writing novels for her kids with ADHD

For author Ruth Devine, writing a series of adventure novels about a teen boy with ADHD was a deeply personal experience.<p>Her three sons have all been …

Australian News

Tips for Traveling with a Disability or Illness

The challenges of traveling with a disability or chronic illness can be eased when working with a knowledgeable travel pro.

Special Education

Is Coffee Really Helping Me Focus Better?

Studies show that adolescents and adults with ADHD consume more caffeine than those without ADHD, but there is little agreement about its efficacy …

Coffee

“The Day I Almost Died — But Instead Found Hope”

In late December last year, in an incredibly raw state of overwhelm, I painfully drove to a railway viaduct a few miles from my house and only just …

Balgowlah author bases book series on her three sons with ADHD

A PENINSULA author has written a series of books to encourage children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to read.

Students with learning disabilities share their story

Trying to fit into the academic mainstream really got difficult by the time Kate Davis hit Grade 4.“I was kind of struggling overall in school,” the …

Southwestern Ontario

I Hate Being Sick

Health Care for the distracted …There are some things that are universal. Whether you have ADHD or not, very few people like being sick.I’ll admit …

Arthritis

Could micronutrient supplements combat ADHD?

A recent study examined whether or not vitamin and mineral supplements might ease ADHD symptoms, and it yielded encouraging results.<p>Attention deficit …

Medicine

Is it Really ADHD or is it Trauma?

If a child in elementary or middle school is acting impulsively, not paying attention and doing poorly in class… the<i> reason</i> seems to be a given these …

Emotions

Women with undiagnosed ADHD at risk of suicide, says US psychologist

Girls and women with undiagnosed Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are at risk of anxiety, depression and suicide, a leading American …

News (Ireland)

Rick Green, comedian with ADHD shares tips with students

Comedian will speak to students at University of Waterloo about earning a degree with ADHD<p>Getting diagnosed is the first step in coping with ADHD as …

Education

Macomb Intermediate special ed Fair focuses on ADHD

The focus of an upcoming Special Education Fair at the Macomb Intermediate School District will be on those who have difficulty focusing - ADD/ADHD …

Education

What Is ADHD Coaching?

Introduction Different types of therapy exist for ADHD. However, there is also ADHD coaching. What is ADHD coaching? This article will describe what …

Professional Development

5 Most Common Types Of Child Learning Disabilities – Symptoms Of Child Learning Disabilities

First things first, childrehn with learning disabilities can succeed and they must be treated equally but with a little extra care. They just learn …

Autism