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Expand Pre-K, Not A.D.H.D.

Because America can count on a major expansion of early childhood education, these health policy researchers fear that today’s preschool bandwagon could lead straight to an epidemic of 4- and 5-year-olds wrongfully being told that they have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The problem, as they see it, is that millions of American children have been labeled with A.D.H.D. […] Continue reading →

Scientists discover a ‘violence gene’ that turns some children into video game addicts – and say it could also be linked to ADHD

Experts believe a variation in a serotonin transporter gene may cause children to enjoy violent media. And the same children have a higher likelihood of suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), notes Dr Sanne Nikkelen, from the University of Amsterdam. Previous research at the University of Missouri has also found that children with an […] Continue reading →

Dramatic Medical Treatment | Dyslexia, LD, ADHD & Phobias

Dramatic Medical Successes With Understanding and Treating Dyslexia, LD, ADHD and Phobias Dr. Harold Levinson’s Extraordinary Breakthrough Help for over 40 Million Americans Over forty years ago the New York City school system hired Dr. Harold Levinson to assess the problems and origins of reading disabled students. His research turned up a series of startling […] Continue reading →

Bringing the ADHD Debate Into Sharper Focus: Part 2 – a mater of public health

Missing a child’s ADHD diagnosis can have a cascading impact that ranges from limited success for an individual to severe personal, interpersonal and societal consequences. When a family doesn’t understand what is happening with a child and does not learn the compensatory skills required to live with and manage ADHD, it can be devastating to […] Continue reading →