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Carla answered the question: Marriage and ADD

Hello Katherine, Welcome to theattention connection online community. I’m sorry to hear that organization andcleaning has become somewhat of a challenge for you. The first step is awareness which youhave down because you recognize that it’s a challenge …

25 minutes ago

Carla answered the question: Procrastinating, hyper-focused, organized University Student

Hello M, Welcome to theattention connection online community. I saw that you posted and wanted toreach out to provide support. High school and college are two differentexperiences. In college, there is less structure, classes, and deadlines.However, …

41 minutes ago

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Haroldcreated the question: medication change

I have been taking Vyvanse for about five years. It is no longer as effective as when I started taking it. I would like to try taking a different medication - Adderall XR which my physician should approve. The problem is I would like to start the …

1 hour ago

Adults with ADHD

Donjoined the group Adults with ADHD

This group is for possible future use for Adults with ADHD topics, etc.

7 hours ago

    Karencreated the topic: ADHD Weekly -- Educational Rights: Public vs. Private Schools

    What are your child’s educational rights in a public or aprivate school? Private schools are not required to meet the same standards aspublic schools, often to parents’ surprise. What do you need to know about how IDEA andSection 504 might apply in your …

    18 hours ago

      Karencreated the topic: ADHD Weekly -- Is ADHD Hereditary?

      Your eye color and curly hair may run in your family. But what about ADHD? We know that ADHD is a brain-based condition,and recent research suggests there may be a genetic link. What exactly is known, and what does it allmean for you and your family? …

      19 hours ago

      • johnevidence clinically overwhelming, not only hereditary but dominant. however genetic basis becomes clinically relevant in only about 1/2 affected individuals. from genetic standpoint girls equally affected but symptoms frequently not recognized until late adolescence as hyperactivity very uncommon.3 minutes ago

      Karencreated the topic: ADHD Weekly -- UPDATE on Your Child’s Academic Rights! Supreme Court Decision

      BREAKING NEWS: The Supreme Court has ruled in favor  of a childaffected by autism and ADHD regarding a student’s rights to a free andappropriate education. The court reversed a lower-court decision stating schooldistricts only had to meet the …

      19 hours ago

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        20 hours ago

        Suziecreated the question: Taking Breaks

        My son's IEP stipulates that he be able to take breaks during class. HE is in 8th grade and we recently learned he was banned from leaving the classroom for  both his 80 minuted Science Class followed by an 80 minute Social Studies class. This alone …

        20 hours ago

        Laszlo

        I am a doctoral student with a research focus on gamified executive function training for ADHD.

        2 days ago

          Adults with ADHD

          Mandyjoined the group Adults with ADHD

          This group is for possible future use for Adults with ADHD topics, etc.

          3 days ago

            Parents of Children with ADHD

            Mandyjoined the group Parents of Children with ADHD

            Group for parents of children with ADHD

            3 days ago

              Ellycreated the question: ADHD or APD?

              Hello, My 9 year old son was identified by an audiologist as having APD last August.  We put in all the interventions at school including an FM system, hush ups on chairs, small group instruction, etc. He is still struggling at school and is quite …

              3 days ago

              Amanda has earned the privilege Up-vote Posts

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              3 days ago

              Amandacreated the question: Compulsive Eating and ADHD

              Our 8 year old daughter has always been a "good eater" which is greatly revered by most adults who often see the opposite.  She received a great deal of positive reinforcement for this despite the pediatrician telling us, she is overweight. She …

              3 days ago

              Children whose Parents have ADHD

              Maraljoined the group Children whose Parents have ADHD

              A place for children who's parents have ADHD to discuss the dificulty in living and caring for parents with ADHD.

              4 days ago

                Elly answered the question: Help for female high school freshman

                Hi Brett, I teach grade 8 and have for 11 years.  I find with all my students, but especially my students with ADHD, making lists of assignments (preferably with a smart phone or other device) incredibly helpful.  I have one student who texts …

                5 days ago

                Karen answered the question: Could a hyperfocused, organized, procrastinating university student have ADHD?

                Hello M, From what you've described, yes, ADHD is a possibility. It's very common for students who have a more mild form of ADHD to do well in high school but once at university, without the structure of high school and parents, to begin to have symptoms …

                6 days ago

                Karen answered the question: Child with severe ADHD

                Hello Liezel, You have a compelling story! I need to refer you to an organization in South African, as we don't have any information on financial assistance available there.  You many want to contact  http://www.adhasa.co.za for information. …

                6 days ago

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