Dyslexia is meaningless. But don’t worry – so is ADHD

How many illnesses of modern childhood are excuses for bad behaviour, stupidity or parental neurosis? In this article that may be a spoof in a magazine that appears ludicrous by virtue of its other topics and content, the author denies dyslexia, ADHD, coeliac disease, asthma, and a host of other disorders. According to Dr. Harold Levinson This humorous article […] Continue reading →

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 →