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ADHD Weekly, September 6, 2019

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Pesticides Could Play a Role for Some People with ADHD

Do pesticides cause ADHD in some children, especially those without a family history of the disorder? A growing body of literature suggests they could be involved. Pesticides and insecticides are used in fields to eliminate the various bugs that would otherwise eat the plants and damage or destroy fruits, vegetables, or grains. The most common…



Dear Teacher: Let Me Introduce My Wonderful Child

If you had the opportunity to tell the new teacher about all the wonderful and quirky qualities of your child, what would you say? Would you say you look forward to being partners in your child’s education? One mother did draft such a letter about her son who has ADHD. She shares it with us…



Webinar: When You and Your Child Have ADHD

CHADD Webinar: When You and Your Child Have ADHD—Define the Problems at Home that Are Creating Challenges Featuring Caroline Maguire, MEd Tuesday, Sept. 10, 4 PM ET Join us for this special webinar to learn how to define the problems at home that are creating challenges as you parent your child with ADHD. Caroline Maguire,…