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Kenny Handelman
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When looking at ADD/ADHD from a strength based perspective, one observation people make is that those of us with ADD/ADHD are more creative. We tend to think ‘outside the box’, and see things in ways that other people don’t. This can be a great quality, especially when it’s harnessed and developed as a skill. The …
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Health Canada reports that ADHD Medication may be linked to suicidal thoughts. Get the facts and expert opinion on what this means for ADHD medication use
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14 is the number I admit to publicly! Oh chocolate!
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A new crowdsource funding platform for ADHD research.
There is an exciting development in the world of ADHD research – crowdsource funding. This project is being developed by ADHD researcher and expert Dr. Sandra Kooij, from the Netherlands. The website can be found at: ADHD Fund. In recent years, there have been websites like Kickstarter which allow people to crowdsource their business ideas, …
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Each individual involved with ADHD needs to advocate to help with the condition. 5 Steps can help you to be a more effective advocate for people with ADHD.
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Join me for a Free live event called: Differences Not Deficits: Adult ADD/ADHD. It's this Wednesday May 6th at 8 pm eastern time. 
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A study recently came out from Denmark which addressed this issue – do people with ADHD die younger? This study was published online in the Lancet on February 25, 2015. You can view the abstract (summary) here. These researchers used a national register of births to follow 1.92 million people. Of them, 32,061 were diagnosed …
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This spring, I presented at 5 different international ADHD meetings. These have been for doctors and other health care practitioners. I have spoken at meetings in: Zurich, Switzerland; Madrid, Spain; Barcelona, Spain; Istanbul, Turkey and Ixtapa, Mexico. While I enjoy travelling (and don’t particularly enjoy jet-lag), I’m writing this post to share my broadened perspective …
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Does coffee treat ADHD?
While coffee make people feel more alert and focused, does it treat ADHD? This article reviews research and experience on using coffee and caffeine to treat ADHD.
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I am a Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist who is Board Certified in the US and Canada.
I'm an expert in ADD/ADHD.
I am passionate about empowering people to take control of their ADD/ADHD, and find the strengths and treasures within it. People are empowered by learning more, and hence, I'm contributing to these knols.
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    1995
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ADHD: It's a Small World - Dr. Kenny
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This spring, I presented at 5 different international ADHD meetings. These have been for doctors and other health care practitioners. I have

ADHD TED Talk: Differences Not Deficits - Dr. Kenny
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I spoke at a TEDx talk about ADHD. In this talk, I speak about the concept of differences rather than deficits when it comes to ADHD. With a

ADHD Lessons From Blues Legend Buddy Guy -Dr. Kenny Handelman
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Buddy Guy is one of a kind. Many people with ADHD struggle to find their own natural talents and unique abilities. To be fulfilled, people w

ADHD Fund: Crowdsource Funding for ADHD Research - Dr. Kenny
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There is an exciting development in the world of ADHD research – crowdsource funding. This project is being developed by ADHD researcher and

Coffee and ADHD
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While coffee make people feel more alert and focused, does it treat ADHD? This article reviews research and experience on using coffee and c

Attention Difference Disorder: How to Turn Your ADHD Child or Teen's Dif...
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Parents of kids and teens with ADD or ADHD often struggle with the myths and stigma surrounding their child's condition. This can often lead

How to be an Effective ADHD Advocate | Dr. Kenny Handelman
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Each individual involved with ADHD needs to advocate to help with the condition. 5 Steps can help you to be a more effective advocate for pe

ADHD: Use Deadlines Effectively to Increase Productivity
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People with ADD/ADHD can struggle with task completion. Using deadlines can increase productivity. ADHD friendly strategies for deadlines ca

ADHD Does Not Exist?! - Dr. Kenny
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The ADHD deniers are back. A new book is being released called: ADHD Does Not Exist. Apparently if you have ADHD, it's probably just some ot

Rethink ADHD - Dr. Kenny
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Sign Up For Dr. Kenny’s ADHD e-Newsletter, and You’ll Claim Your Free Copy of The eBook: Rethink ADHD: Changing The Discussion:

Brain Development ADHD, Frontal Lobe, Executive Functioning
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Brain development in ADHD is delayed, and so is executive functioning. By reviewing the research in these two areas, parents can become hope

Actress Wendy Davis's ADHD Story | ADHD Podcast Episode 30
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Wendy Davis is an actress who has been diagnosed with ADHD. She shares her inspiring story of living with ADHD, and how ADHD makes her diffe

ADHD Medication Interview: ADHD Podcast Episode 29 | Dr. Kenny Handelman
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In this podcast episode, Dr. Kenny is interviewed by Jennifer Koretsky about ADHD medication, and his upcoming presentation in the ADHD Virt

Attention Difference Disorder - Dr. Kenny
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My concept about ADD/ADHD is quite different than many other doctors. I like to call it: “Attention Difference Disorder”. To learn more abou

Do ADHD Medications Improve School Marks? ADHD Podcast Episode 28
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New research questions whether ADHD medications help with school marks/academic performance. Discover the details of this research, and how

A New Understanding of ADHD: Executive Function Impairments
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Dr. Kenny Handelman interviews Dr. Thomas Brown about his new book: "A New Understanding of ADHD in Children and Adults: Executive Function

ADHD Coaching: What is it? ADHD Podcast Episode 26
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ADD/ADHD Coaching is an approach to help you to function better with ADD/ADHD. In this podcast episode, Dr. Kenny interviews Lynne Edris, an

Marijuana and ADHD | ADHD Podcast Episode 25
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Marijuana is often an issue with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD or ADHD). In this podcast, Dr. Kenny shares research on the r

If Your Child Has ADHD You Could Qualify for a Tax Credit
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Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has a provision for individuals living with a disability to claim a disability tax credit. While this has been i

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