Category Archives: attention deficit

You Know It’s Summer When…

In the movie “Hotel Transylvania” a young boy teases Count Dracula, saying, “Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah” mimicking his famous Transylvanian accent. Drac replies, “I don’t say ‘Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah.’” in exactly the same way the boy had teased.  So, here’s my blah blah blah… … Continue reading

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Diagnosis 911: Is it really ADHD?

After 5 months of counseling, we have a working diagnosis of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD without the hyperactivity) with secondary Anxiety, a touch of perfectionism and perhaps a smidge of OCD. I see the Psychiatrist to get the official diagnosis for the … Continue reading

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Be Thankful; Act Thankful

This story is dedicated to an amazing woman named Beverly who works at Michael’s Craft Store in Oceanside, NY.  A woman I don’t know but who went the extra mile to help me.  What she doesn’t know is how much … Continue reading

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Finally, A Diagnosis!

The Old Soul Doing Homework — from after-school, through dinner and past bedtime. I’ve been skating through life with identical twins that happened to have been born with an extra 21st chromosome (Down syndrome) and an Old Soul who was always … Continue reading

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