Checkup Newsroom (Attention deficit)

2016
February
03,
2016
| 05:29 PM America/Chicago
I am not kidding when I say that I had a mother of a 6 month old ask me if her child was going to be ADHD, “Because he just moves all the time!” While that was an easy question to answer, I do get more difficult questions about young children with...
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2015
December
10,
2015
| 06:02 PM America/Chicago
For those of you out there who disagree with using medicine for ADHD or believe that ADHD is a made-up disease, save your comments. I am usually very open minded to people who disagree with me on various topics, but this is an issue I feel have to pr...
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December
09,
2015
| 09:59 PM America/Chicago
A little boy jumping up and down, constantly fidgeting and talking out of turn might be the picture you get in your mind when you think of a child with ADHD. New research published this week in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry may challenge that...
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September
22,
2015
| 05:04 PM America/Chicago
Your child is showing signs of or has been diagnosed with ADHD. What do you do next? The first line of treatment for children with ADHD are behavioral options. I never ask (or let) a family jump first to medication if they haven't first tried some...
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August
04,
2015
| 11:21 PM America/Chicago
Video of a deputy sheriff in Covington, Ky., using handcuffs to restrain an 8-year-old boy has ignited a heated conversation nationwide. According to a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Monday, the deputy violated the r...
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