If we run every class the way we run it for kids with ADHD, we'd probably have a much stronger education system.
~ Robert Reid
I don't think you can make a child have ADHD. A child is born with a predisposition, and the environment will make or break that predisposition.
~ Donna Palumbo
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It is a very complex problem. For kids with mild ADHD that are sent to school, it may be quite traumatic to try to function in the increasingly structured environment as they move up in grades. It is difficult to find optimal solutions, and the highest levels of expertise and resources are needed.
~ Dr. George Bartzokis
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School standards may have unintended consequences, but it's difficult to say whether there's a positive or negative relationship between accountability laws and ADHD diagnosis.
~ Helen Schneider
The frontal lobe of the brain, which controls these behaviors, matures until age 21. As children mature, some symptoms get better -- though they don't grow out of ADHD, as used to be believed, and half need treatment into adulthood.
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Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.
~ Pope Paul VI (September 26, 1897 - August 06, 1978)
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Animals on factory farms and slaughter houses are mutilated, drugged and abused in ways that would be illegal if dogs or cats were treated similarly. The problem is that farm animals are exempted from the Animal Welfare Act. Therefore, companies often act with impunity.
~ Bruce Friedrich
Whatever your heart clings to and confides in, that is really your God
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