The Myth of ADHD

Problems with attention and impulse control listed are very common, but not because everyone with these problems has a particular neurodevelopmental disorder – ADHD – for which they need a stimulant drug. These problems are a common symptom of many conditions, including depression, anxiety, inflammation, stress, just like a fever is a symptom of many kinds of illness. Continue Reading

Sensory Integration Issues

Sensory issues, sometimes referred to as Sensory Integration or Sensory Processing Disorder, tend to occur along with other issues. Problems with the Sensory system most often involve either being too sensitive (hypersensitive) or not sensitive enough (hyposensitivity) to specific sensory experience, in any of the senses (see Brain Basics). Children who are hypersensitive may be Continue Reading

Learning Problems

There are many different types of learning problems. In fact, there are as many different types of learning problems as there are types of learners, multiplied by the number of  types of learning.  Okay, it’s impossible to calculate, but you get the idea. Lots and lots.  The idea that someone has a condition, a “learning Continue Reading