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If Your Child Has ADHD You Could Qualify for a Tax Credit

(2) Comments | Posted April 19, 2013 | 5:21 PM

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has a provision for individuals living with a disability to claim a disability tax credit. While this has been in place for a long time, it was just a few years ago that individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) were allowed to claim the tax...

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What do You Know About ADHD?

(16) Comments | Posted October 15, 2012 | 12:45 PM

ADHD Awareness Week takes place this year from October 14 - 20. This week is all about increasing awareness about ADHD, and how it impacts people who have it.

While the science behind ADHD (often called ADD) is very well established, many people still question the existence of...

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Are ADHD Meds Safe?

(34) Comments | Posted October 1, 2012 | 12:00 AM

ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder which affects five to eight per cent of school-aged children, and approximately four per cent of adults. ADHD is often treated with medication. While there are decades of research behind the use of stimulant medications for ADHD, they still remain controversial.

A...

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Six Ways to Focus Your ADHD Child This September

(1) Comments | Posted September 4, 2012 | 3:32 PM

Trading the lazy days of summer for the structure of the classroom isn't something most children and teens look forward to, but for those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the transition back to school can be especially difficult.

And it's not just children and teens that are affected...

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