About Dr. Harold Levinson

About Harold Levinson, M.D. Formerly Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at New York University Medical Center, Dr. Harold Levinson is currently Director of the Levinson Medical Center for Learning Disabilities in Long Island, New York. He is a well-known neuropsychiatrist, clinical researcher and author. For more information, call 1(800) 334-7323 or visit: http://www.dyslexiaonline.com
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Dr. Harold Levinson has written 84 articles so far, you can find them below.

Children with ASD and ADHD are more likely to exhibit gender variance

ASD/ADHD have more gender variations A study titled “Increased Gender Variance in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” was recently published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior. According to researcher Dr. Springer, gender variance was about 7- 8 times more likely in those with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders) and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), compared to the control group […] Continue reading →

Report Says Medication Use Is Rising for Adults With Attention Disorder

Overtreatment of ADHD in adults The number of young American adults taking medications for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder nearly doubled from 2008 to 2012, according to a report to be released Wednesday by the nation’s largest prescription drug manager, Express Scripts. Although some experts said the report provided the clearest evidence to date that the […] Continue reading →

Most Active Kids Don’t Have ADHD

Overtreatment of ADHD According to Dr. Frances, we are overdiagnosing attention- deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in kids and giving many of them stimulant drugs they don’t need. Some kids, especially boys, are more active than others; most of what passes for ADHD these days is really no more than normal variation or developmental difference. He […] Continue reading →

Dyslexia is NOT a disease. It is an excuse for bad teachers

Dyslexia and ADHD do not exist Based on Peter Hitchens’ blog content, neither dyslexia or ADHD exist. And boring teachers and lessons are blamed for the symptoms. Dr. Richard Saul and his book ADHD Does NOT EXIST as well as others are cited as providing supporting evidence. Hitchens thus states, “ I doubt there has ever been a society so easily fooled by pseudo-science and […] Continue reading →