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What Does the New Quadmester System and In-Class Versus online Learning Mean for Secondary School ADHD Students?

Written by Heidi Bernhardt R.N. Click here to download the blog in PDF format. What exactly is this new “quadmester” system? Instead of two semesters there will be four semesters in this 2020/2021 school year in Ontario. Two subjects will be taken per semester with each semester lasting approximately ten weeks. Students may choose in school learning…

Comment on ‘What’s in a Label”

What’s in a Label? – Today’s Parent Magazine I strongly disagree with the recent article in Today’s parent magazine “What’s in a Label?” http://www.todaysparent.com/family/parenting/kids-health-labelling-behaviour/, which states that labeling a child with a disorder, be it ADHD, ODD, anxiety or OCD, imprisons a child and gives them the feeling of a life sentence. Liza Finlay, a…

Deciding on ADHD Medication

I recently came across an article that nicely summed up things parents should consider when deciding on ADHD medication treatment: linked here. The article listed five things to parents should consider when making the decision, the first being a thorough medical evaluation by a trusted expert in the field of ADHD. For a description of…