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Dr. Lost and Mr. Hide

ADDitude.com

Authors: ADDitude.com

If you had looked through my kitchen window last night around 2 AM, you would have seen a man standing in the dark at the counter, holding an unopened sleeve of saltine crackers and staring at the night light shining on the tiles near the pantry.

He’s completely still, not moving a muscle. His ADHD brain though, fueled by...

Everything You Never Knew About the ADHD Brain

ADDitude.com

Authors: ADDitude.com

Misinformation about attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) abounds among the patients at my busy practice. Many think medication alone will control their symptoms. Others believe that ADHD will not affect their lives once they have graduated from college. And almost none fully understand the way the ADHD brain works to...

Smithsonian Puts Spotlight On Special Olympics

Disability Scoop
With a new exhibit, the Smithsonian Institution is highlighting how athletics have helped to dramatically change the lives of people with...

Feds Urge Steps To Make Group Homes Safer

Disability Scoop
Five months after a scathing report found that injuries and even deaths of those with developmental disabilities living in group homes often go...

Is Autism Linked To Food Allergies?

Disability Scoop
A new study finds that food allergies are far more common in those with autism, but researchers are still trying to discover how and why....