When you first found out you were expecting, you and your partner couldn’t wait to have your own little person. You knew that they would be equal parts, you and your partner, and you couldn’t wait to have your own (more…)
Archive for ADHD/Autism
The word autism is often used to describe a range of conditions that fall under the larger umbrella of a neurodevelopmental disorder called autism spectrum disorder (ASD). A person with ASD may display symptoms like communication difficulties, repetitive behaviors, and (more…)
About 9 million American adults have been diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Only half of them have a full-time job. Meanwhile, 72 percent of those without ADHD work at least 40 hours a week. Besides the billions in lost income, this (more…)
Nowadays, we know that ADHD is more than just an issue little boys face. It affects both males and females beyond childhood. In fact, many are gaining late life diagnoses due to the spread of information on social platforms like (more…)
Mental health conditions don’t manifest as they do in movies and other pop culture. There are countless variables to factor in. One underrated element is how similar some disorders can be to each other. On top of that, there are (more…)
Have you come across some information on ADHD that feels surprisingly familiar? Maybe you’ve started to realize that it’s not common to forget things all the time or to be as easily distracted as you are. Maybe you’ve started to (more…)
Not too long ago, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) was considered separate from ADD (Attention-Deficit Disorder). They are now viewed as two manifestations of the same disorder. Technically, it’s Primarily Hyperactive and Impulsive ADHD and Primarily Inattentive ADHD (formerly called (more…)
ADHD doesn’t look the same for everyone. Symptoms can vary, and can even change over time.
So, it’s important to be able to break down and understand the types of ADHD as much as possible. Doing so makes it easier (more…)
When people hear ADHD (especially those were around in the 80s and 90s during the Ritalin hubbub), they may immediately think of a few things: being too antsy to sit still, difficulties paying attention, and struggling in school.
While those (more…)