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Let Me Be Your Camera – Understanding ADHD

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ADHD and executive functioning weaknesses are explained in a simple yet entertaining way. This is not just for kids! It’s definitely worth 2 minutes of your time.
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This is an original video written and produced by Mike and Lori Perkins – two educators who are also the parents of a child diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Tourette Syndrome, and a learning disability.

Let Me Be Your Camera – Understanding ADHD

Involuntary eye movement a foolproof indication for ADHD diagnosis

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed — and misdiagnosed — behavioral disorder in children in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unfortunately, there are currently no reliable physiological markers to diagnose ADHD. Doctors generally diagnose the disorder by recording a medical and social history of the patient and the family, discussing possible symptoms and observing the patient’s behavior. But an incorrect evaluation can lead to overmedication with Ritalin (methylphenidate), which has parents everywhere concerned.

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Why Children Need Mindfulness Just As Much As Adults Do

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Why Children Need Mindfulness Just As Much As Adults Do

In the growing conversation around mindfulness, we’re constantly hearing about meditation in the workplace and tech CEOs who swear by the practice. But less attention is being paid to the quietly growing movement for mindfulness in the family, and the use of meditation to optimize the health, well-being and happiness of children.

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ADHD: making the invisible visible

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ADHD: making the invisible visible
An Expert White Paper on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): policy solutions to address the societal impact, costs and long-term outcomes, in support of affected individuals.

Living whit ADHD (BBC Documentary)

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Living Whit ADHD BBC Documentary

ADHD – Pixar

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ADHD – Pixar

Studying Everyday Eye Movements Could Aid in Diagnosis of Neurological Disorders

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Studying Everyday Eye Movements Could Aid in Diagnosis of Neurological Disorders

Studying Everyday Eye Movements Could Aid in Diagnosis of Neurological Disorders

August 30, 2012

USC-led team has designed a low-cost, easily-deployed method for detecting ADHD, Parkinson’s, and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

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ADHD Adult Survey

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ADHD Adult Survey

SURVEY OF ADULTS REVEALS LIFE-LONG CONSEQUENCES OF ATTENTIONDEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)

Results examine long-term social, professional and scholastic effects of ADHD

PDF ADD adult survey

ADHD Questionnaire

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ADHD Questionnaire

Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS-v1.1) Symptom Checklist

Instructions
The questions on the back page are designed to stimulate dialogue between you and your patients and to help confirm if they may be suffering from the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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ADHD Self-Test

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ADHD Self-Test

Many adults have been living with Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (Adult ADHD) and don’t recognize it.Why? Because its  symptoms are often mistaken for a stressful life.
The following questionnaire can be used as a starting point to help you recognize the signs/symptoms of Adult ADHD but is not meant to replace consultation with a trained healthcare professional.

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