Category Archives: General

iPad at the Dining Table?

I just read Naomi Simson’s post, “Electronic Babysitters Turning Brains to Mush”, and found her post particularly interesting on the heels of my post, “Bring Back Phone Calls!” It seems the use of electronics in parenting is the latest point … Continue reading

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Bring Back Phone Calls!

Over the past few years, there has been an increasing number of young people in my practice who, once on their own, become incapacitated at the mere thought of making a phone call. These young adults grew up in the … Continue reading

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ADHD Medication and Summer Heat – Part 2

Be Proactive To Avoid Heat Exhaustion: Many ADHD medications, as well as medications for other conditions, increase the body’s sensitivity to the heat or sun. Heat/Sun sensitivity  often occurs when medication combines with proteins in the skin to form substances … Continue reading

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Preparing for Your First Visit to Your ADHD Doctor – Part III: Getting Ready for the Appointment

Getting Ready for the Appointment: If you made the doctor’s appointment before seeing the office, read Part One,  Preparing for Your First Visit to Your ADHD Doctor.  Make every effort to visit the doctor’s office before the appointment, if you … Continue reading

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Preparing for Your First Visit to Your ADHD Doctor – Part IV: Getting Organized

Get Organized: Purchase: 3 ring showcase binder tabbed 3 ring binder dividers  lined loose leaf paper a 3-ring CLOTH pencil case      a portable 3 ring-3 hole punch 2 different color highlighters     2 NEW pens    2 different size, brightly … Continue reading

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