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Keeping Your Child in Mind

A 3-year-old is happily playing on the floor near his mommy’s feet as she works on her laptop.  Unknowingly, she knocks a ballpoint pen onto the floor.  The little...
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Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD Among African-Americans

Awareness about and diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in minority populations in the United States has increased over the past decade. The higher numbers diagnosed likely are...
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Do the Write Thing

At the first parent-teacher night we attended when our older son entered kindergarten, the teacher took a poll: “How many of you consider yourselves to be readers?” Almost every...
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Moving Mid-Year with Teens

The conventional wisdom about moving mid-year, or moving at all, when kids are in high school is “don’#8221; But it isn’t that simple. Job opportunities don’t always happen conveniently...
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ADHD and Gender

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is more commonly diagnosed in boys than girls, but research into ADHD in adulthood suggests an almost equal balance between men and women. About...
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