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A Teenager’s Thoughts on ADHD

March 26th, 2013|ADHD & ADD|

What do teenagers think about ADHD? Caitlin, a former Woodburn Pediatric patient who was diagnosed with ADHD when she was 13, wrote this letter about her experience with ADHD. The following has been shared with the permission of Caitlin and her family: What Happens That I Don’t Like Off Of Meds and Other Things I get [...]

Helping Students with ADHD or Learning Disabilities Stay Organized At School

February 21st, 2013|ADHD & ADD|

In a recent article, Donna Goldberg of ADDitude Magazine outlined various ways to help students with ADHD or learning disabilities manage their time and develop their organizational skills. Learning to prioritize, stay organized, and manage time can be difficult for any child, but this is especially difficult for children with ADD or ADHD. However, with practice [...]

When ADD Means “Acceptance Deficit Disorder?”

September 12th, 2012|ADHD & ADD|

Raising a child with Attention Deficit Disorder presents unique challenges and opportunities for parents. In a recent article, Dr. Barbara Howard asserts that acceptance is the first step for parents to see challenges as opportunities and fully embrace their child's situation in order to help them succeed. Focusing on the positive aspects of ADHD, such as [...]