A MOOC About ADHD

University of Buffalo is teaming up with Coursera to offer a massive open online course (MOOC) about ADHD. Titled “ADHD: Everyday Strategies for Elementary Students,” the course is designed for teachers and parents and led by a professor at Buffalo’s Graduate School of Education.

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When Your Doctor Doesn’t Understand ADHD

Here in the ADHD blogosphere, we talk a lot about ways ADHD awareness can be improved in the general population and common misconceptions people have about ADHD. It’s great that we have these discussions because the more we’re able to spread an accurate picture of what ADHD is,

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Good Enough Is Good Enough

ADHD comes with plenty of problems. And the obvious thing to do is to try and fix them. That’s what ADHD treatment is about, right?

Well, it really depends what you mean by fixing them.

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What Inattention Feels Like

Describing inattention in ADHD as not being able to concentrate has always seemed like something of an understatement to me. It’s the kind of description you would give if you saw someone being inattentive,

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ADHD and Magnetic Attention

We didn’t do ourselves any favors when we decided to talk about this disorder in terms of attention deficits. ADHD isn’t about a simple lack of attention as much as a lack of control over attention that leads us to pay too much attention to some things and not enough attention to others.

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