A More Understanding World for People with ADHD

Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD has been studied only in the 20th century. Prior to this, a hyperactive, inattentive and impulsive child with reading problems, would be labelled as “feeble-minded”. The following are the differences in perspectives toward children with ADHD during the 19th Century and 21st Century. Cause and nature of ADHD During the 19th century, a child possessing the characteristics of a […]

Parenting, the French Way

Parenting, the French Way

In an excerpt of her article “Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD”, Dr. Marilyn Wedge, a family therapist, is quoted as saying “How come the epidemic of ADHD — which has become firmly established in the United States — has almost completely passed over children in France?” French children have an almost nonexistent record of ADHD, while nearly 9% of American children are diagnosed […]