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January 29, 2019
by Patricia Tomasi

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New Study Shows Link Between Siblings, Autism And ADHD

January 29, 2019 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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According to a new study published in JAMA Pediatrics, compared to later-born siblings of non-diagnosed children, later-born siblings of children with autism were more likely to be diagnosed with autism or with ADHD. Likewise, compared to later-born siblings of non-diagnosed children, later-born siblings of children with ADHD were more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD or with autism. [More]

January 15, 2019
by Patricia Tomasi

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New Study Finds Black Mothers Rate ADHD Higher Than White Mothers For Both Black And White Children

January 15, 2019 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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Studies have shown rates of ADHD to be higher among Black children, especially boys. A new study published in the Journal of Attention Disorders looked at why this may be the case. Most of the research on the topic of ADHD and assessments up to this point has only included Hispanic and White children with Hispanic and White informants. The new study addressed the key gaps in the existing literature by including Black and White boys and mothers. [More]

March 21, 2015
by Lee Kehoe, MS, LMHC, NCC

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Tylenol maker, McNeil Consumer Healthcare pleads guilty- Threat to Children’s Development Exposed

March 21, 2015 07:55 by Lee Kehoe, MS, LMHC, NCC  [About the Author]

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Expecting parents have growing concerns over Tylenol’s recent connection to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), with numerous findings reporting pregnant women’s use of Tylenol may be linked to the onset of ADHD in their school aged children. Now even children’s Tylenol presents a risk to children’s cognitive development and behaviors. With so much untapped neuronal connectivity, the child’s brain is susceptible to environmental conditions that could drastically alter and impact the child’s development and health well into adulthood. [More]

March 12, 2015
by Dr. Irina Kerzhnerman,Phd

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Do I Have Adult ADHD or Am I Just Busy?

March 12, 2015 07:55 by Dr. Irina Kerzhnerman,Phd  [About the Author]

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Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) has become a very widely known term in many people’s family life. Whether you have a child that has been diagnosed through their pediatrician or their school, you are grateful that the issues your family struggles with have a name and an intervention or you believe that the condition is over-diagnosed and over-medicated in children, you likely have heard about this diagnosis. [More]

February 7, 2015
by Raushannah Johnson-Verwayne,Psy.D.

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Untreated ADHD: What's the Worst That Could Happen?

February 7, 2015 07:55 by Raushannah Johnson-Verwayne,Psy.D.  [About the Author]

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When children are appropriately diagnosed and treated, they can lead healthy, active, normal, fulfilling lives. They learn about their diagnosis and that having a disorder does not define them, they learn ways to control their behavior, they learn skills to prevent trouble, they learn self-control, and most of all they learn resilience. [More]

January 7, 2015
by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd

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ADHD or “Just a Boy”?

January 7, 2015 07:55 by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd  [About the Author]

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has become a common diagnosis among U.S. children, especially boys. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2013) recently released the results of its National Survey of Children’s Health for 2011-2012. In it the CDCP reported an estimated 6.4 million children with a diagnosis of ADHD. This number represents approximately 11% of the children in the United States. [More]