Dr. Mark Lerner
I have heard that
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is more common among
adoptive children than the general population. Is this true? And, if
Dr. Noel Swanson
is ADHD and How Do You Manage it?
are some children who suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
(ADHD). What are the symptoms and how is ADHD Managed?
to do when kids go off their meds: brain-based learning strategies for
Brain-based learning strategies
for helping hyperactive kids. Teacher resources and parenting tips to
help control ADD when kids stop taking stimulant drugs. A likely scenario
given the recent publicity about heart-related problems linked to Ritalin.
or Hyperarousal? Hyperactivity in Traumatized and Adopted Children
is it that so many adopted children are diagnosed with ADHD? Debbie,
an adoptive parent and counsellor, explains how trauma related to adoption
can affect the brain in a way which causes hyperactivity. She outlines
briefly some useful parenting strategies for these hyperaroused children.