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posted: Friday February 25th - 5:00pm

Disability Bullying: Has Your Child Been a Target?

A new report and campaign from AbilityPath.org sheds new light on the rate of bullying among kids with different abilities -- even invisible ones like ADHD and LD. How has your family been affected?

Children with special needs, including invisible differences such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) and learning disabilities, are two to three times more likely to experience bullying than their typically developing peers, according to a new report released from AbilityPath.org, a nonprofit serving families and children with special needs. Chances are that doesn’t surprise you. As the mother of...
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posted: Wednesday February 16th - 11:00am

Scenes From an ADHD Conference

At the annual CHADD conference, I met ADHD adults struggling at work and parents of ADHD children trying to cope. They all had one thing in common: Hope.

ADDitude staff went to the CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) conference in Atlanta, a few months back, seeking answers, perspective, and even, as the yogis would say, a little lightness of mind. While many of the thousands of attendees found that threesome in the words and the flashy, funny PowerPoints of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) experts, I found it in the adults and...
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