There are common theories about why ADHD is diagnosed more often. They include: More awareness of the condition, better recognition and diagnosis, pharmaceutical marketing, educational reforms and more. But recent research may hold a suprising answer. It relates to smoking during pregnancy.
Dr. Kenny Handelman
Psychiatrist, Expert in ADD/ADHD
Dr. Kenny Handelman is a Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist who is an expert in ADD/ADHD. He is board certified in the USA and Canada. <br> <br> Dr. Handelman is also the best-selling author of <em>Attention Difference Disorder: How To Turn Your ADHD Child or Teen's Differences Into Strengths in 7 Simple Steps</em>, a book for parents of kids and teens with ADHD. <br> <br> You can find him online at his website: <a href="http://drkenny.com" rel="nofollow">www.DrKenny.com</a>, and his free <a href="http://ADHDPodcast.com" rel="nofollow">ADHD Podcast</a>.
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 credit, if they meet the criteria as set out by CRA.
04/19/2013 05:45 EDT
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. In honor of ADHD Awareness Week, let's review some facts which can help you to deepen your understanding of the condition.
10/15/2012 12:19 EDT
A series of investigative articles in the Toronto Star this week bring forward concerns about serious side effects to ADHD medications, in my opinion, the article sensationalizes the risks, and provide no balance by pointing out the hundreds of thousands of kids, teens and adults who have been helped by these medications.
10/01/2012 12:12 EDT
The stress of a new school year can include many different areas for your child such as: academic challenges, social issues, behavioural challenges, family issues, self-esteem frustrations and much more. It's important to remember that ADHD goes beyond the core symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity.
09/04/2012 04:58 EDT
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