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. These are common in children with emotional dysregulation and in children with autism.  Children can be much more sensitive (hypersensitive) or much less sensitive (hyposensitivity) to particular types of sensory input (noise, light, smell, taste, touch, Continue Reading