A couple of weeks back, a pilot of a commercial airliner, while in flight, experienced cardiac arrest and died. With the assistance of his co-pilot and the jet’s built-in autopilot system, the plane was fortunately guided down safely onto the tarmac without incident (so skillfully, in fact, that the passengers were surprised to learn about… Continue reading The Perils of Autopilot
Imagine being born without arms. No arms to wrap around someone, no hands to experience touch, or to hold another hand with. Or what about being born without legs? Having no ability to dance, walk, run, or even stand on two feet. Now put both of those scenarios together: no arms and no legs. What… Continue reading Attitude is Altitude: Nick Vujicic
In summary, it is no sin to use the terms interchangeably, though for a greater defining of an apparent hyperactive component, you may do well to describe the person as having ADHD. All ADD and ADHD persons have difficulty regulating their attention, but not all have a visible hyperactivity component.
It all began when I was 9 years old and I choked on a piece of meat.
As the parent of a child with special needs, I soon discovered that my child was not the only one with the special needs. Looking after my own well-being has required time and careful planning to ensure my strength and stamina would endure through times of turbulence…
A good child psychologist will validate symptoms of ADD/ADHD if they are present, and then help give you strategies to set helpful boundaries and disciplines for your child. Discipline is important, so don’t discard their help for you as a parent.