A pediatric publication sends disturbing articles to the public concerning toddlers being medicated for ADHD; “Chickenpox-Parties”; dangers of laser pointers.
1) There is a great need to improve the quality of ADHD care received by children. 2) The great value of pneumococcal conjugated vaccine.
The risks in delaying measles vaccination/ the ADHD adolescent who neglects to take his meds.
Misinformation can lead one to believe there are many different medications to help ADHD. In fact, there are only two.
A child with ADD can have control of the symptoms with the proper medication. However, very often these same children can have auditory or visual processing problems which must be addressed.
INTUNIV may prove ideal for patients who have combined Tourette's syndrome and ADHD.
Dr. Theriot looks at Melatonin in part two or this article.
A look at the recommendations before taking medication for ADHD syndromes.
An examination of research into the links between sleep problems and behavior and emotional health.
How understanding and treatment of ADHD has evolved since the 1930s.
Dr. Welty examines the literature for early diagnoses of ADHD.
A look into any causes between ADHD behavior and television viewing.
Even though a student is getting A's and B's this doesn't preclude them from possibly having ADD.
A follow-up study takes a look at whether childhood ADHD symptoms persist into adulthood.
Dr, Theriot continues an examination of the treatments for ADD.
Dr. Theriot begins an overview of treatments for ADD.
Strattera has been a significant addition to the therapeutic armamentarium for Attention Deficit Disorder.
A child with a diagnosis of ADHD, Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity, frequently has other diagnoses as well.
Parenting a child with an attention deficit disorder is challenging. Here are some interventions that can assist parents.
How a few classroom changes, along with the right prescription, have made a difference.
The appropriate course to follow if a parent suspects their child may have autism or another developmental disorder.
Strattera appears to be well tolerated, when compared to conventional ADHD medications.
It is currently believed the 3-to-20 genes may contribute to susceptibility to autism.
At this time there does not appear to be strong evidence that secretin is a useful agent in addressing the symptoms of autism.
A look at the case of an autistic child in a school district that cannot facilitate him.
About 22 or 23% of the population falls into a range that educators label low average or borderline. This means that the child will not learn as easily or as well as his same-age peers. When parents understand how to appropriately assist and advocate for their child, both child and parents experience less frustration and discouragement.
Dr. Samson looks at some of the reasons why ADD medicines seem to stop working.
One of the most puzzling aspects of children with a learning disability is their inconsistency in or unpredictability of their abilities. We look at steps you can take to succeed.
Dr. Samson explores the behavioral changes that can occur when avoiding certain foods, including the alleviation of ADHD behavior.
An examination of bipolar disorder, its diagnosis and treatment in children.
There are many misconceptions about ADHD and stimulant therapy. The problem rests in an accurate diagnosis.
Dr. Samson scans the journals for articles of interest to parents.
This article addresses the particular difficulties in the diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder in the teen population.
A recap of recent pediatric literature.
Dr. Samson examines the pediatric literature.