Feb 28, 2007
Vyvanse, a stimulant, will bear the same warnings as all other ADHD drugs. Those warnings include reports of heart-related problems — including sudden death — and new or worsening psychiatric problems. To read the rest of this article in it's entireity go here.
Here a few more links to more detailed information about this drug, it's side effects, etc.
Feb 26, 2007
Also, lest I forget, here are my ADHD son's positive traits:
Feb 24, 2007
Feb 15, 2007
And, on a lighter note....the Top 10 signs that you are going to have a bad IEP meeting.
*UPDATE* - The meeting went very quickly. They totally agreed that he needed to be retested. He is scheduled to have this done the first week in March. We will meet again after that to discuss the findings and change his accommodations if necessary. Stay tuned!
Feb 14, 2007
Feb 13, 2007
Below are a number of site that (I hope) will assit you in your search for AT for your child.
Feb 12, 2007
- There are 108,756 children in South Carolina receiving special education services.
- Most (47,412) of the students receiving special education services in S.C. are served under the disability category of learning disability.
- The next highest disability category is speech/language, serving 21,193 students.
My nine year old son falls into the LD category. I was amazed to find out that the majority of special education students are receiving services for the same condition. As compared to the "normal" student population my son is in the minority. However, as compared to the special education population, he is in the "norm."
For more U.S. statistics you can visit the following links: