Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder organizations

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Avatar f tn His favorite subjects in school are science and health. He also copes with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, high blood pressure and other health issues. He developed slowly and takes hormone therapy — all related to the syndrome and transplant. One side effect of the hormones is excessive hair growth. When seven years ago, Belick was having a tough time about being “different,” Judy said. “We had never seen another person with his medical condition,” Judy said.
627816 tn?1349241716 What are parent and advocacy positions on this topic? Several parent advocacy and disability organizations have gone on record as opposing the use of restraint and seclusion, and have vowed to work for the total elimination of their use with children. (For example see the website of the APRAIS coalition at http://aprais.tash.org/ ) In addition, one federal governmental agency SAMHSA has taken a similar position (http://www.samhsa.gov/matrix2/seclusion_SAP.aspx).
Avatar f tn Playing with poop is not typically something that results from ADHD. It is often seen in Reactive Attachment Disorder with children. RAD is often seen in adopted children, where the initial attachment with the biological mother has been disrupted, even if the child was very young or an infant when adopted. It is something that can be easily addressed in therapy, but cannot be eliminated through meds, since it's a response to stressors not genetics.
Avatar n tn using state-of-the-art quantitative electroencephalography (QEEG) -- or brain electrical activity mapping (BEAM) demonstrate that both cocaine and alcohol abuse/dependence significantly worsen such pre-existing brain abnormalities as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), major depression, mental distress, anxiety disorder, and paranoid schizophrenia, according to medical research by Eric R. Braverman, M.D.*, and Kenneth Blum, Ph.D.