Katherine Ellison is a Pulitzer-winning investigative journalist, speaker, and author. Two of her most recent books -- Buzz: A Year of Paying Attention and ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know -- focus on brain science and distraction, her main areas of expertise. She has also delivered keynote speeches on attention and learning issues at venues including Tufts University, UCLA, and Kaiser Permanente.
Your ADHD Brain -- Only Stronger
The proponents of Cogmed's working memory training gush about the improved focus and organizational skills... more »
When ADHD (Literally) Runs In the Family
"Mothering a child with ADHD is not for the faint of heart -- and it... The double-diagnosis dilemma »
A Game-Changing Treatment for ADHD
Evidence suggests that old-fashioned childhood games — simple family play — can improve executive function,... More fun, more focus »
Nicer... Through Nurture
"Evidence shows that paying more attention to relationships can change a child's behavior." These 3... Whole-family solutions »
Is Neurofeedback for You?
Proponents say neurofeedback promotes dramatic improvements in attention and self-regulation — but some experts are... more »
Boost Your ADHD IQ: Latest Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines
Impress your friends and family with your high "ADHD IQ," by reading up on the... more »
An ADHD Mom, Her ADHD Son, and Learning Not to Fight (as Much)
Author, mom, and adult with ADHD, Katherine Ellison touches upon many themes important to multi-generational... ADHD fighting»
ADHD in Women and Girls: The Importance of Early ADHD Diagnosis
Women and girls with ADD are not only less frequently diagnosed than their male counterparts... ADD/ADHD in women and girls»
The Affordable Care Act: Good for ADHDers
This law means we can breathe a sigh of relief (and not go bankrupt) treating... Yes, we can (get treatment) »
Let Your Son Stand on His Own Two (ADHD) Feet
There comes a time to stop nagging your ADHD child to do stuff and to... A helicopter parent lands »
The Scandal of ADHD Diagnosis in the U.S.
The majority of ADHD diagnoses are made with the kind of attention you wouldn’t accept... more »