Category Archives: Learning Disorders

ADHD Can Also Suffer From Worst Depression

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder was a condition of the brain that alters emotions, behavior and ways of learning that are commonly found by children at 3 to 6 years of age.There are reports claiming that a person who has been … Continue reading

Posted in ADHD | Tagged | Leave a comment

Poison Control Center

Many aspects of Newark, New Jersey make it a unique city. One of the lesser known – but extremely critical – ones is the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System, or “NJPIES” for short. NJPIES, also commonly known as … Continue reading

Posted in ADHD | Tagged | Leave a comment

ADHD and Out of Sync

A lot of the problems that come with ADHD have to do with time. People with ADHD often struggle with time management and regularly find themselves running late. So are people with ADHD just generally out of sync? According to … Continue reading

Posted in ADHD | Tagged | Leave a comment

Kids with ADHD need more time on playground

School psychologists and drug company salesmen maintain that Ritalin, Adderall, and other stimulants help children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) become “manageable,” meaning they no longer cause trouble, thanks to the effects of these drugs. The school nurse … Continue reading

Posted in ADHD | Tagged | Leave a comment

You May Need to Rethink Medication for ADHD

An article @ psychcentral throws light on some of the questions each parents might be having while medicating their  children with ADHD… Why should I consider medication? According to a well-known pediatrician working with ADHD over the past 20+ years … Continue reading

Posted in ADHD | Tagged | Leave a comment

What It’s Like Having ADHD During Finals Week

Dealing with ADHD in academia is hard enough; dealing with it during finals can be downright traumatic. Finals week is both frustratingly stressful and nervously exciting. All that’s left are a few exams, maybe a paper or project, and it’s … Continue reading

Posted in ADHD | Tagged | Leave a comment

Office supplies, exercise could help calm ADHD symptoms

ADHD, which stands for Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, starts early in childhood, but not all children with the condition will have it into adulthood. Experts with WEB-MD say that although ADHD in childhood does not mean you’ll have it … Continue reading

Posted in ADHD | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Students With ADHD Not Helped by Common Test Accommodations

Offering students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder extended testing time or frequent breaks does not appear to help them perform better on a standardized test than other students with ADHD who do not get such accommodations, says a new study … Continue reading

Posted in ADHD | Tagged | Leave a comment

Depressed? It could be adult ADHD

Mark Williams had suffered for years from symptoms that “looked like depression”. Racing thoughts and confused states left him feeling miserable, says the father-of-one. In 2011, he had a mental breakdown after his wife Michelle developed post-natal depression and he … Continue reading

Posted in ADHD | Tagged | Leave a comment

Allergies during pregnancy linked with autism, ADHD

Despite a wealth of research, how and why autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders appear is still unknown. The search is on for any factors that might contribute to these psychological conditions. A recent study focuses on maternal allergies. Already, lines … Continue reading

Posted in ADHD | Tagged , | Leave a comment