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Amanda Driscoll is a dedicated runner who’s busy chasing after her ADHD kids. She writes about her triumphs, hardships, and the lessons she’s learned along the way—diagnoses, IEP meetings, organization challenges, medication changes, and more.

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Archives: July 2012

posted: Thursday July 26th - 9:17pm

Uncharted Territory

Why we're changing up our ADHD treatment plan.

The last six months have been an interesting journey with both of my ADHD children. Facing challenges and changes, I've taken off my rose-colored glasses in order to truly evaluate what has been working for them and what's not. While my daughter's treatment program seems to be working quite well for her, I can't say the same for my son. When we decided to medicate him many...
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posted: Tuesday July 17th - 9:48pm

Try and Enjoy the Ride

I actually look forward to my annual cross-country drive with my ADHD kids — all 1,422 miles of it.

Every summer my kids and I take a road trip to visit family in my hometown and neighboring states. This 1,422 mile, journey is one that most parents, especially those of ADHD kids, would dread. Driving twenty-four hours with any child, let alone two with ADHD and a two-year-old, does sound a little extreme. However, I look forward to it because it's the one time...
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