More evidence that brain training helps ADHD

The evidence is mounting:1. ADHD stimulant meds have no longterm effects on grades or IQ:  http://www.nature.com/news/medication-the-smart-pill-oversell-1.147012. Computer-based brain training helps strengthen attention:http://dailyfreepress.com/2014/02/19/adhd-study-shows-children-can-train...3. Personal brain training can eliminate the need for ADHD meds:http://media.learningrx.com/study-shows-brain-training-can-eliminate-nee......more

My Princess and Me

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Special Needs Kids Christmas Gift

There are only 21 days until Christmas and I want to do something special for some special kids. Do you want to help me? I’m sure you do because you care and the holiday season is a special time to show how much we care....more

Autism Speaks: A Tale of Two Perspectives

CaraCreagerWhat is considered normal is subjective. To lessen my son's struggle would be my ...more

NaBloPoMo-What The Heck? (And Why You Should Care)

I'm going to let you in on a little secret. This month I decided to participate in something called NaBloPoMo. What the heck is that?...more

Halloween for Special Kids

Earlier in the week, I talked about the real monsters of Halloween, and the horrors our medically fragile kids endure year round. Today, before all the little goblins and gremlins come to your door, I urge you to think about a few things....more

I Am Invisible

I’m on the track team at my high school.  I sit at the top of the bleachers waiting for my race to start. My teammates don’t see me because I am invisible.I sit at the lunch table at school with my peers, the table is crowded but they don’t see me, because I am invisible.Sometimes adults can see me for short periods at a time. But it doesn’t last long. Bit-by-bit after several minutes I fade away right in front of their eyes and they don’t even notice. I am invisible. My mom is the only one who can see me all the time....more

That Time I Had to Pay $500 for My Medical Records

One morning I woke up to a phone call advising me that I owed $500 to a private service holding my medical records ransom. ...more
Good luck finding a family doctor. It's so hard here in Ontario to find one - took me 6 years ...more

Ending Disney's Guest Assistance Card Program: Thanks, Jerks

Ending Disney's Guest Assistance Card Program Thanks, Jerks. ...more