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Samantha Hines, a high school English teacher for 23 years, is mom to a eight-year-old son, Edgar. In October 2011, he was diagnosed with epilepsy. A year after, he was diagnosed with ADHD. Hines is in awe of her son’s magical way of seeing the world

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posted: Friday April 12th - 11:39am

Home Alone…with ADHD

My seven-year-old son has attention deficit. I don’t. Can I give him the support he needs to be happy when I don't share his perspective?

Build his strengths, interlocking hands with heart
A friend wrote to me to tell me the younger of her two children was recently diagnosed with ADHD. Three out of the four members of her immediate family have it. It’s almost the reverse in our house. Since she wrote me, I have given a lot of thought to what it must be like for my seven-year-old son Edgar to be the only one in his...
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