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Testing for ADHD: Is it Depression or ADHD?

image Symptoms of depression commonly co-occur with ADHD and focusing difficulties. Because of this, testing for ADHD should always consider the connection between the two. Is it ADHD or is it depression?

For one, it’s important to know that symptoms of depression can often be secondary to unmanaged signs and symptoms of ADHD. If you’re consistently having trouble meeting your expectations, it makes sense that you may experience pretty significant feelings of discouragement and sadness...

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Alternative Treatment for ADHD: Should I change my diet?

imageWhen considering alternative treatment for ADHD, many people ask whether or not dietary changes make a difference. Are there certain foods that should be avoided? Should you be taking certain supplements?

The short answer to this: there’s not enough evidence to support a “special diet” for ADHD; for most individuals, treatment by dietary methods alone will not significantly impact signs and symptoms of ADHD.

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Support for Parents of ADHD Children

image Support for parents of ADHD children is often overlooked and hard to come by.

When a child has an ADHD diagnosis, the focus tends to be on the child. This is perfectly understandable and appropriate. That being said, we can’t ignore the fact that parents are huge supporting players in managing the impact of their child’s signs and symptoms...

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Spring 2014 Newsletter Recap: Seasonal News and Tips for Thriving with ADHD

Springboard Clinic’s Spring 2014 Newsletter focused on reminding us all to take a deep breath and start fresh this season.

During the winter it can be easy to get caught up in the not-so-good, whether that means being extra self-critical, or more easily frustrated with your child. The days are short, it’s dark, it’s cold…it can be hard to shake the negativity that comes with that...

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I think I have ADHD now what?

I think I have ADHD – now what? If you have focusing difficulties, you may have been thinking about this question for some time.

Maybe you’ve been wondering this since getting some pointed comments from a teacher. Or maybe your friends won’t stop joking about your “high energy.” Perhaps you’ve taken an online quiz, or noticed how the lists on Buzzfeed, or the stories on TotallyADD.com sound eerily familiar.

Whatever your hunch may be, thinking you have ADHD and knowing you have ADHD are two different things...

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