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Self-Test for Oppositional Defiant Disorder In Children

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Nonverbal learning disorders frequently go unrecognized - or are mistakenly diagnosed as ADD.

Why Nonverbal Learning Disorder Is So Often Mistaken for ADHD

Nonverbal learning disorder (NLD) might be the most overlooked — and underdiagnosed — learning disability, in part becuase... more »

 
Is watching TV linked to a rise in ADHD, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder?

The Truth About TV and ADHD

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Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Sticky!

Melting down from sensory overload or scrambling for stimulation, many kids with ADHD also suffer from sensory processing... Making sense of the senses »

 
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Why ADHD Is a "Fuzzy Diagnosis"

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Silencing Skeptics: The Truth About ADHD and LD

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Dr. Larry Silver M.D. is the author of two books about parenting ADHD/LD children. Ask The Expert Larry Silver, M.D.

Today's Question :

"I was just diagnosed with ADHD, and I'm interested in learning more about it. Is the disorder caused...

My son couldn't yet speak many words, but he was telling me plenty with his behavior. Who wants to sit in a circle and watch other kids sing songs when there's running to be done? And who wants to force a kid to sit in a circle?

Liz Fuller, a mother with ADHD

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