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“Why Was I Ever Afraid to Reveal My Daughter’s ADHD?”

ADDitude.com

Authors: ADDitude.com

I remember the day I finally broke the silence about my daughter’s attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) and told my neighborhood mom’s group. When my husband and I first moved into the suburbs of Charlotte, North Carolina, I was excited to meet other 30-something moms there.

“This neighborhood has built-in...

Volunteers To Help Parents At IEP Meetings

Disability Scoop
A disability rights organization plans to train volunteers who will attend IEP meetings with parents and help them advocate for including their...

State Launches Developmental Disability ID Cards

Disability Scoop
People with developmental disabilities in one of the nation's most populous states can now apply for a government-issued identification card designed...

Kids With Autism Twice As Likely To Be Abused

Disability Scoop
New research suggests that children with autism are much more likely than other kids to be mistreated, according to a wide-ranging review of reports...