Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects approximately 7.2% of children and 3.4% of adults. There are three different types of ADHD: primarily inattentive, hyperactive/impulsive, and combined type. Inattentive type is characterized by symptoms such as a difficulty sustaining attention, memory issues, a failure to follow through on instructions or assignments, disorganization, … Continue reading Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

#MentalHealthMonth | TOSS OUT OLD ADHD MYTHS

For the month of May, Defying Shadows will be joining the Mental Health Awareness Month by sharing a post daily on a different type of Mental Illness or "Shadow" that people commonly struggle with. Join us in creating awareness and working to end the stigma that goes with these topics! Today we have Jennie Friedman … Continue reading #MentalHealthMonth | TOSS OUT OLD ADHD MYTHS