Common Core Dollars Destroy Opportunities For ADHD Kids

Corporations buying into the federal healthcare data system using huge profits made from creating federal tests aligned with Common Core are destroying opportunities for ADHD kids. The fears of many parents of ADHD kids will likely come true. Their child’s opportunities will be limited by an inanimate object created by a corporation that the parent cannot hold accountable. Currently, American kids can be kids. Students who struggle can have bright futures when families and educators allow Read more […]

Stop The Soma! The Kids Don’t Have ADHD; North America Has Societal Domestication Syndrome

It is ironic that, right after I post on Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, I find out that now we claim that more than one in ten children has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. What a windfall for our “soma” manufacturers, Big Pharma! STOP IT! JUST STOP IT! Yes, that was me shouting. Before I write anything else, I want to tell every parent out there that I am writing about a broad trend in society. I am not writing about your specific child. I don’t know him or her and I Read more […]

The ‘Fictitious Disease’ Called ADHD

“ADHD is a prime example of a fictitious disease.” These were the words of Leon Eisenberg, the “scientific father of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder),” in his last interview he gave before his death at age 87 in 2009. (While some have described Dr. Eisenberg’s statement as an “exaggeration,” many doctors are coming to the belated conclusion that ADHD is often “over diagnosed” by the use of “fuzzy diagnostic practices.” Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan, who Read more […]