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When Kristen Caven’s son was diagnosed with attention deficit, inattentive type, she had no doubt about where he'd gotten the gene. She writes about her creative and comedic ADHD family, being a patient mother with a brain built for speed, and her sudden enrollment in what she calls “ADD School.”

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posted: Monday June 3rd - 10:33am

Where the Cool Kids Are

Attending our first ADHD support group for teens brought a delightful surprise: kids with ADHD are the fun ones. A look at the lighter side of these creative, self-aware blabbermouths.

ADHD Support Group, Holding Hands
Although Enzo’s symptoms were pretty obvious to me, it took a long time to get his diagnosis, and I had no idea what it would mean if we did. All I knew was we needed help. And as soon as the doctors could see what I saw, the doors really did open up into a world of support: classes every Friday on different topics surrounding ADHD:...
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