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Archives: March 2013
posted: Wednesday March 27th - 11:54am
"Put down the Game and Pick up Your Room!"
Why can my son, who is nine and who has ADHD, stay focused on a video screen for hours, but can't turn his attention to cleaning his room for 15 minutes, even when I try to turn it into a game?
posted: Tuesday March 26th - 9:53am
Bouncing Back after Infidelity
My wife of 20 years recently admitted to having an affair. My ADHD, which I found out about recently, played a part in her disillusionment with our marriage. We are both ready to forgive each other and try again, but our teenage sons are angry at her. How can I help them get through this?
posted: Monday March 25th - 11:05am
Discrimination by a Professor?
An instructor asked me to drop her class when she found out I had ADHD. Is this discrimination?
posted: Wednesday March 20th - 7:28pm
They Pick on My Daughter for Daydreaming
My daughter, an eighth-grader who has inattentive ADHD, is being picked on in school. She tells me that her peers think she's stupid because she daydreams a lot. Should I talk with her doctor about adjusting her stimulant dosage? And how should I handle the bullying?
posted: Wednesday March 20th - 10:44am
I Can Never Plan Ahead With My ADHD Friend
My best friend has ADHD and tells everyone that she loves to "live in the moment." I appreciate many of her qualities, but her lack of willingness to plan ahead leaves me resentful sometimes. What can I do about this?
posted: Tuesday March 19th - 10:37am
Putting a Stop to Bullying
My 12-year-old son, who has ADHD, is being bullied at school. One boy punches him in front of classmates. The school says they will keep the two boys separated. However, my kid's self-esteem is in the pits. Please help.
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