Getting Serious about ADD/ADHD Misdiagnosis

Getting Serious about ADD/ADHD Misdiagnosis

If you are a regular user of this website you will have noticed that I devote a considerable amount of attention to the problem of ADD/ADHD misdiagnosis. I realize that some people may find this focus a bit strange. Surely there can be no harm in treating someone for...
Getting Serious about ADD/ADHD Misdiagnosis

Getting Serious about ADD/ADHD Misdiagnosis

If you are a regular user of this website you will have noticed that I devote a considerable amount of attention to the problem of ADD/ADHD misdiagnosis. I realize that some people may find this focus a bit strange. Surely there can be no harm in treating someone for...
‘Boys will be Boys’ (Except at school it seems)

‘Boys will be Boys’ (Except at school it seems)

When they hear the term ADD/ADHD most people are likely to immediately think of it as a problem mainly affecting boys. This perception is mostly due to the fact that boys are five times more likely to be diagnosed with the condition than girls. The fact is, however,...
The Misdiagnosis Files: ADD/ADHD and Bipolar Disorder

The Misdiagnosis Files: ADD/ADHD and Bipolar Disorder

I have often written about the danger that the current rates of (over)diagnosis of ADD/ADHD poses to our children. Not only does it lead to unnecessary exposure to dangerous psycho-stimulants, it also often obscures the true reasons behind a child’s health problems....

Working Protein into “Snacks”

“3 Steps” is all about choices. When it comes to snacking, we have to become smarter. Many of us don’t think twice about what we are eating as snacks. I shot this video on my iphone. It features my 3 year old daughter Mackenzie. She is talking about...