ADHD treatments: are they meeting children’s needs?

From ABC Health and Wellbeing, 24 March 2o14: With an increasing number of children being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), it’s no surprise that we’re also seeing more children being treated for the condition. But concerns are also increasing about ADHD treatments – especially medications. Last year the Therapeutic Goods Administration issued a Continue reading ADHD treatments: are they meeting children’s needs?

Diagnosing ADHD: why is it so challenging?

From ABC Health and Wellbeing, 7 March 2014: Toddlers are hard work. As any parent knows, they’re into everything, they have the attention span of a goldfish, the focus of a spinning disco ball, and the exploratory instincts of a spaniel puppy. That’s all well and good when they’re toddlers, but what happens when those Continue reading Diagnosing ADHD: why is it so challenging?