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It is no surprise that as children and teens head back to school this fall, ADHD is very much apart of many American family life. The statistics for ADHD (attention deficit hyperactive disorder) in the U.S. were updated last December (2011) by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).
Here are just some of the statistics collected and provided by the CDC from parent surveys:
• Parents report that…
Added by Joan M. Brennan on August 27, 2012 at 2:22pm — No Comments
Do you need some organization in your life? We all know that this can be a challenge whether ADHD is a part of our lives or not. With our kids’ and our own schedules to manage, due dates for bills to remember, deadlines for projects at work and other responsibilities, we need a GOOD plan, the best strategies, and appropriate tools to help us get everything accomplished---on time. However, when ADHD is added to the mix, well, there may very well be a need for special…Continue
We know that all struggling learners and their families need extra help and support. This is particularly important for those families in the autism community. Recently, resources have become available that are “leveling the playing field” for ALL learners, especially children and adults challenged with autism spectrum disorders. We are referring to the wonderful technology that is not only available now but more accessible than ever.
This technology has taken the form of…