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Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert

Sheppard Afb, Texas
Work-At-Home parent of an Autistic son, three children with ADHD and both myself and my wife have ADHD as well.  Makes for an interesting life. Oh, and I blog about ADHD, too.
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Report states Hallucinations “Not Uncommon” with ADHD Drugs by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I think not uncommon is a bit harsh, but here’s the opening for the article at WebMD: Jan. 26, 2009 — Treatment-related hallucinations and other psychotic symptoms in c ... Read on »
A rebuttal by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD In my last article titled Ignorance, apparently, is bliss, I stated my opinions regarding the opinions of one specific segment of society. As an example, I referenced anothe ... Read on »
Ignorance, apparently, is bliss by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD A note: this is a rant. I hope that it is an intelligent rant, but it is a rant nonetheless. You have been warned. Some people really pull my chain. They walk around w ... Read on »
Swedish officials deem ADHD number plate ‘offensive’ by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD There are times when people just do some really crazy things and I think this is one of those times. I just found this article in one of my alerts: A Swedish motorist h ... Read on »
Mother’s Health may Help Predict Risk of ADHD Diagnosis by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD According to a new study, a child’s risk of being diagnosed with ADHD may be tied to the state of the mothers health before giving birth. Thomas Ray, the author of the s ... Read on »
The Holiday Sugar High, Fact or Fiction? by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Give any kid a lot of sugar and they’ll be bouncing off the walls, right?  Maybe not.  According to a report by 60 Second Psych, a Scientific American podcast, a study has s ... Read on »
Could this stop annoying phone calls? by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD OK, it’s not ADHD Related, but it’s cool. There’s a new site out there that allows users to tell the entire world who and what they might be dealing with when they pick u ... Read on »
UC Davis Researchers discover mechanism in brain that triggers innatention by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD This is one of those times where my vocabulary fails me.  I really don’t know how exactly to explain what they’ve accomplished here, but it looks big!  If my understanding i ... Read on »
Both workers and employers need to make adjustments for ADHD by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle ran an article on December 14th by Lynnette M. Lewis that discusses the needs of responsibilities of both employees and employers in reg ... Read on »
Document Scanning Services for Businesses and NonProfits by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD If your company is like most, it’s buried in paperwork.  That paperwork need to be stored, filed, sorted and maintained constantly to be of any use at all to your employees, ... Read on »
A great new place to get pictures for your blog (and save server space, too) by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD One of the predicaments facing every blog owner is the use of photos.  Running out and grabbing picures off the internet can result in copyright suits, or at the least, angr ... Read on »
For those of you who though Adult ADHD was a thing of the past… by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD It’s not.  It’s still affecting people and doctors are still insensitive to it, at least in some cases.  I know that there are times when I can’t manage to make it through a ... Read on »
Meeting the True Needs of Children Diagnosed As ADHD by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I came across this truly interesting post at infomean.com, titled Meeting the True Needs of Children Diagnosed as ADHD, which I think is definitely worth a read. It’s a l ... Read on »
ADHD in the news, August 31, 2007 by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Students get jump start JMU The Breeze - VA,USA This summer JMU’s Alvin V. Baird Attention and Learning Disabilities Center held it’s fourth annual JumpStart day camp ... Read on »
ADHD in the news, August 30, 2007 by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Group to talk about ADHD resources Wilmington Morning Star - Wilmington,NC,USA According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, ADHD affects about 2 million chil ... Read on »
ADHD in the news, September 11, 2007 by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD A lot of parents with a very young child diagnosed with ADHD will already know most of these, but it’s worth noting again. Techniques to Help Youngsters WithADHD The A ... Read on »
ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER: Beyond the Myths by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Washington, D.C. MYTH: Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) does not really exist. It is simply the latest excuse for parents who do not disci ... Read on »
ADHD in the news, September 03, 2007 by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Research Study Warns About Misconceptions of ADHD in Higher Education WIVB - Buffalo,NY,USA A new research study is warning parents and students about the misconcepti ... Read on »
The Child with ADHD’s Bill of Rights by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD “Help me to focus.” Please teach me through my sense of touch. I need “hands on” and body movement. “I need to know what comes next.” . Please give me a structure ... Read on »
Attention Deficit Disorder: Adding Up The Facts by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, Washington, D.C. In any group of children, there is usually one child who never sits stil1. Frequently and easily distracted, the child fidg ... Read on »