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  1. Preteens and Teens
    Not a parent, but an older sister. I'm seeking advice because I don't know what else to do! I'm in college, so I can't directly intervene as I attend school out of state, but my brother (14) recently had a full-on sobbing meltdown about the fighting with our youngest sibling (8). Our mother...
  2. Baby
    An Australian study suggests that there may be a link between postpartum depression in mothers and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in their children. While researchers from Australia believe they've found a link between a mother's postpartum depression and ADHD, they are quick...
  3. Toddler & Child
    New research from London suggests that children who have later birthdays than their peers are more likely to be diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, and in many cases, this is a misdiagnosis. Diagnoses of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) are on the rise and have...
  4. North and South Carolina and Tennessee
    Hi! I am looking for mothers with children with behavioral needs (Oppositional Defiance Disorder and ADHD) and your experience with schools in Durham, Chapel Hill or Chatham County. I am considering Camelot Academy. I would love to hear from anyone with experience here. We are currently in the...
  5. Special Needs Parenting
    Hello, I am an author researching five-year-olds for my fantasy novel. The first third of the book is written from the persepecive of two five-year-olds. One of these kids, the boy, has ADHD tendencies. I was wondering how these would appear in a child his age and how they would progress by...
  6. Toddler & Child
    Science proves that 'harsh' parenting approaches rarely work with children, particularly in kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Research from The Ohio State University has been released and suggests that parents who pull back on harsher parenting approaches like yelling...
  7. Other
    Many medications are off-limits during pregnancy. A new study suggests that moms-to-be may want to add Tylenol to that list. Very little is known about the effects of medications during pregnancy. Due to the vulnerability of the population, most pregnant women are excluded from drug safety...
  8. Toddler & Child
    Today's experts report alarming levels of children who have trouble focusing. One researcher believes there is a connection between Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity (ADHD) and sleep deprivation. You can't ignore buzz words like attention, focus, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Teachers see...
  9. Toddler & Child
    I first started seeing signs of anxiety in my daughter about a year and a half ago. In many ways, her behavior seemed typical of a 10-year-old on the cusp of puberty, yet there was something that didn't sit right with me. As someone who has lived with anxiety for years, I recognized the...
  10. Toddler & Child
    In the U.S. over 2.4 million students are diagnosed with specific learning disabilities (SLD) and receive some sort of services under the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Finding out your child has a learning disability can be jarring. We all want our children to be...
  11. Toddler & Child
    New research confirms that people with ADHD have noticeable differences in five different regions of the brain compared to those who do not have ADHD, and the differences are particularly noticeable in children. This new study has a sample size of over 3,200 people, the largest sample to date...
  12. Green Goods
      Want to cause a ruckus? Criticize attention-deficit meds.   Over three million U.S. kids take these drugs. Parents may not be thrilled to dose their children but they are following expert advice. They typically see results. And they don't need to be judged.   But it helps to pay...
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