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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: Wednesday June 5th - 11:02am

Why My ADHD Son Loves Life Now

ADHD meds have helped put Edgar in charge and given him his special voice.

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This conversation could not have happened a year ago — not in word or deed. Before starting medication to treat his ADHD, my now-seven-year-old son wouldn’t have been able to stay at the kitchen table to have it, nor did he have the ability to express thoughts and feelings about himself. ADHD medication has given him the ability to have the conversation; it has given him his...
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