Articles containing: attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Should We “Grade” Character?

May 17, 2016

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“Mom and Dad, can you help me study for my empathy final?”

This isn’t a snippet of dialogue from a dystopian novel where humans are forced to raise android children; it’s something you may very well hear from kids of your own.

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Are Increased Academic Demands Causing ADHD?

March 29, 2016

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The rates of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have increased considerably in the last 40 years. In fact, in the United States, the prevalence of ADHD has doubled since the 1970s. A number of experts have weighed in on why these numbers may have increased.

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What Can I Do To Help My Kid With ADHD?

September 18, 2013

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Kids with ADHD can drive their parents and teachers crazy, no matter how much we love them!  Whether they are running and talking a mile a minute, spacing out silently, impulsively making demands, or chronically interrupting others, it’s easy to get frustrated, and at times, to lash out at them.

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Does My Child Have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? How Would I Know?

September 18, 2013

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Some kids just can’t seem to do what we expect of them, even the simplest of things—in school, at home and with other kids.

It’s not hard to see why they get labeled: sloppy, lazy, disorganized, won’t listen; or worse—defiant, self-centered, impossible to manage.

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