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ADHD - A Public Health Perspective
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder that may affect more than two million school-aged children and can last into adulthood. ADHD manifests as an unusually high and chronic level of inattention, impulsive hyperactivity, or both. A person with ADHD may... Massachusetts State Resources
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Internet photolistings of children waiting for adoptive parents raise challenging ethical issues. As of September 2000, 75,000 children in foster care were free for adoption - a number that continues to grow each year, placing greater demands on child welfare systems to find adoptive families.... Gene Hunting
Many years of research have demonstrated that vulnerability to mental illnesses-such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, early-onset depression, anxiety disorders, autism, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder-has a genetic component. It is now clear that these disorders are not due to a...
ADHD makes you different, not defective
A few days ago, I received an Instagram message from a young girl who has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. She was struggling in school and depressed since being diagnosed. She shared her situation knowing I had found a way to live peacefully with my attention deficit disorder, which gave... ADHD makes you different, not broken
A few days ago, I received an Instagram message from a young girl who has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. She was struggling in school and depressed since being diagnosed. She shared her situation knowing I had found a way to live peacefully with my attention deficit disorder, which gave... Childhood ADHD linked to obesity in teens
By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may put children at higher risk of becoming obese in adolescence, a new study suggests. Although previous reports have linked ADHD and obesity, it hasn't been clear exactly what explains the... Childhood ADHD tied to higher risk of obesity in teens
Having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may put children at higher risk of becoming obese in adolescence, a new study suggests.
Are you comfortable with prenatal exposure to alcohol, tobacco, and drugs?
May 12, 2011, 12:53 pm
I don't ask this question to scare you. But I ask because it is a real possibility in almost any type of adoption, from international to U.S. infant to foster care. You need to go into adoption with your eyes wide open instead of burying your head in the sand. You may be thinking "this doesn't... New Resource - The Edge Foundation: Coaching Students With ADHD
June 29, 2008, 4:29 pm
A new resource is available for students who struggle with educational success because of their ADHD. An organization called The Edge Foundation has begun training coaches to help ADHD students succeed in school and college. Coaching seems to be a new trend in the U.S.A to help young people... Dyspraxia
September 29, 2008, 6:48 pm
My friend, Elaine, added a new child to her family with a diagnosis that I was totally unfamiliar with. I donít claim to be an expert on special needs adoption, but I typically hear the same two dozen or so disorders when I talk to other parents. This one threw me for a loop and Elaine and I...