April 21st, 2015

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ADHD As Different Form of Cognition

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A note about his caution on medication. Medication can be very good and very valuable. But every person's reaction is, to some degree, idiosyncratic. Furthermore, our treatment and philosophy around ADHD is changing (and needs to change). It isn't (and shouldn't be) about drugging a child (or adult) into submission. It is about using your different cognition style and skill and learning coping mechanisms.