Newsletter – December 2016

By admin / 2016-12-01

We have the latest issue of our newsletter, The Voice, ready for you to read. So go to our Newsletter Archive section to view this issue and any past ones.

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Finding Dory movie raises ADHD and memory

By admin / 2016-06-16

The main character is Dory, a fish with short-term memory loss. The movie has a lot for parents to chew on. Learning and attention issues in general and for ADHD and working memory issues in particular. Read the interesting assessment of the movie and parenting implications here.

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Channing Tatum, actor

By admin / 2016-05-16

Or you get put in the typical classes and you say, ‘All right, I’m obviously not like these kids either.’ So you’re kind of nowhere. You’re just different.” He certainly didn’t let different stop him!

There’s more about Chaning on

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The Hidden Condition – Today Show interview with Mark Brandtman

By admin / 2016-05-04

Today Show interview with Mark Brandtman

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You’re at work and you’re not able to focus…

By admin / 2016-05-01

So it goes like this. You’re at work and you’re not able to focus or concentrate, even though you have an in-demand job that stretches your talent. Somehow though you’ve been “managing” or …

PDF of the full article here. From The Sunday Herald lst May. By Georgia Cassimatis:

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Alejandro Iñárritu director

By admin / 2016-02-22

“I was a bad student. I had attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. The problem was that back then, it wasn’t called that. It was called being an ‘annoying kid.’” … Iñárritu studied filmmaking. He also worked as a DJ in the 1980s and got involved in the TV industry. Then he started making movies… Read more by…

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I was 36 when

By admin / 2015-11-28

I was 36 when I was diagnosed with ADHD and it changed my life Source: Stella Magazine, The Sunday Telegraph (UK) My dad’s nickname for me as a child was “The Whirlwind”. I was always on the go. I was skinny with knobbly knees and couldn’t finish anything I started… PDF of the Stella Magazine…

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Britney Spears

By admin / 2012-06-06

“It has been revealed that X Factor judge Britney Spears is suffering from ADHD but cannot take medication for it”

Read more on the

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Howie Mandel

By admin / 2010-12-15

“Back in the 1960s, when I was growing up, my symptoms didn’t have a name, and you didn’t go to the doctor to find out. So, in my case, they were called “Howie.” As I grew older, those quirks found their way into my comedy. Deal or No Deal works nicely with my ADHD symptoms.”…

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Phelps’s Mother Recalls Helping Her Son Find Gold-Medal Focus

By admin / 2008-08-08

“Her comment to me — ‘Oh, he’s not gifted.’ I told her I didn’t say that, and she didn’t like that much. I was a teacher myself so I didn’t challenge her, I just said, ‘What are you going to do to help him?’ ”

Read more of a mother’s perspective and wins on the NY Times.

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