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Archives: November 2011
posted: Monday November 28th - 1:42pm
Say What? Translating My ADHD Spouse
"When I sit down to talk with my ADHD spouse, I can't follow him. When I ask him to explain what he means, he hits the roof. What can I do?"
posted: Tuesday November 22nd - 12:51pm
ADHD + Dyslexia = An IEP Struggle
My son has both ADHD and dyslexia, but his IEP team recently said he qualifies for only language impairment help. How can I make sure he gets the help he needs?
posted: Friday November 18th - 12:57pm
Higher Dosage, Same ADHD Attention Span
"My daughter's doctor increased her dosage of Concerta from 27 mg to 36 mg to help her inattention at school. There has been no change. What now?"
posted: Wednesday November 16th - 12:21pm
A Little More Info, Doc
"My eight-year-old daughter was recently diagnosed with attention deficit disorder (ADHD), but her doctor gave me little information about the symptoms he observed. How do I know which treatment will work best?"
posted: Monday November 14th - 12:17pm
College Accommodations for ADHD Teens
Q: My college-age son with ADHD is home for a semester working on his organizational skills, and so far I don't see a big change. So bright but so disorganized! Should I send him back to college in the New Year?
posted: Thursday November 10th - 9:47am
Forgiving My ADHD Impulsivity: Will She Get Over It?
"I have ADHD, and my partner found out that I was sending inappropriate e-mails to my ex-girlfriend. I feel awful, and I have apologized, but she's still mad. Any advice?"
posted: Wednesday November 9th - 5:02am
Start Small: Money Management for ADDers
"I need a detailed strategy for keeping better track of my money and sticking to a budget. The blanket-statement suggestions that work for the rest of the world don't help those of us with ADHD."
posted: Tuesday November 8th - 2:38pm
My Husband, My Boss?
"My non-ADHD husband is always trying to teach me how to do household tasks, and he doesn’t understand why this upsets me. How do I talk to him about it without getting into a big fight?"
posted: Thursday November 3rd - 9:53am« The Experts's blog
FDA: ADHD Medications Pose No Heart Risk
"I've read that ADHD medications may cause heart problems. Is this true, and, if so, should I be worried about my son, who is taking Adderall?"
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