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Is my child with ADHD different from other children?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder, and individuals with this diagnosis are simply boisterous and not really different from others, but our culture does not tolerate rambunctious children. It is true that ADHD children are noticeably different from children who have not been given this diagnosis. But calling this difference a disorder is based on an interpretation -- one that has negative effects on your child.
The Gift of ADHD: How to Transform Your Child's Problems into Strengths

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The Gift of ADHD: How to Transform Your Child's Problems into Strengths

As a parent, you already know that your child has many gifts. What you may not know is that attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) related symptoms—the very qualities that lead him or her...

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