ADHD

ADHD in Women: The Impact of Misdiagnoses or No Diagnoses at All

According to a 2015 study in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, between 2003 and 2011, diagnoses of girls with ADHD increased by 55% as compared to 40% for boys. Why was there such a stark increase in the diagnosis of females with ADHD? Quartz reported that despite the growing awareness of ADHD diagnoses in females,

Bringing Awareness to ADHD This October

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently made a statement on learning disabilities, dyslexia, and October being Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Awareness Month. According to Duncan’s statement, as many as 6 million students are identified as having ADHD. Students diagnosed with ADHD often exhibit challenges with reading, writing, math, and focusing in class, but also can

Q&A With Dr. Marty Burns

Our third Special Agents of Change webinar “The New Science of Learning: Effective Approaches for Older Students with Autism and Attention Disorders” with ASHA Fellow and neuroscientist Dr. Marty Burns concluded with an informative Q&A portion centered around the current research and tools available for building cognitive function in those individuals with attention disorders or