Is the Public School System Working for Students with ADHD?

This question is being asked and answered in our recent policy paper, Inequitable Access to Education for Canadian Students with ADHD. Also access our Media Release and a Summary of our key messages. During the morning of October the 3rd, CBC’s “The Current” hosted the call in show “Is the public school system working for…

Australian School Systems Fail Students with ADHD

It was with great interest that I reviewed an Australian study looking at academic achievement in students with ADHD during the period from childhood to adolescence. Having spent the last twenty years speaking with researchers, parents, educators, school boards and Ministries of Education across Canada I firmly believe that this study highlights the same situation…

ADHD and Screen Time – What the Experts Say

Children with neurodevelopmental disorders like ADHD have been excluded from general guidelines on screen use by the Canadian Pediatric Society because children with these disorders are at greater risk for internet addiction. Dr. Umesh Jain, a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist specializing in ADHD, believes that children with ADHD should only be in front of a…