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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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Emergency finacial distress, Payday Loans and ADHD by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Let’s say you or your family has a sudden, pressing need for money, but payday is still a week and a half away. What options do you have? Is there a family member yo ... Read on »
Health insurance, a necessary part of life by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Let’s face it, if you or a family member has ADHD, Bipolar Disorder or one of the many associated conditions that may come with it, health insurance is something that you ... Read on »
ADHD in the stock market by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD ADHD may not be on the front page of your local news in today’s world, but it’ll be mentioned in the market watch. The Houston Chronicle reports that sales of the Brita ... Read on »
Dore claims to have a “Ground Breaking Drug-Free Treatment for ADHD” by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Dore seems to be on to something with this one.  I’ll be interested to see how it plays out over time. Their official press release: SUDBURY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE) ... Read on »
Melatonin and ADHD kids by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Malatonin has been talked about in ADHD circles for quite some time.  Eventually every parent of an ADHD child will hear that melatonin can help their child go to sleep mo ... Read on »
Could your credit use a bit of help? by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD You see it all the time on Television. “Good credit? Bad credit? No credit? No problem!” but there usually is a problem. the problem is the amount they’re going to char ... Read on »
If there was ever such a thing as THE comprehensive reading list. by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I’ve seen a lot of ADHD blogs stating you should read one book or another.  Generally if you dig a bit deeper you’ll find that the site is run by the autor, or that the bl ... Read on »
Hotel Reservations by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD If you’re planning on traveling this holiday season, especially with an ADHD child, you know how important the right hotel can be. You’ll need to get a room somewhere ith ... Read on »
The Mother of an autistic child speaks her piece about new NYU ad campaign by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I find the most interesting and intelligently written articles on LD and mental health issues on the Internet. Not usually at sites run by doctors, Psychiatrists or thera ... Read on »
Home computer service by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I have a distinct advantage when it comes to computer issues. Not only have I been a programmer, systems administrator and tech support professional, I’ve also been a cer ... Read on »
Finding Humor in ADHD by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I’m a firm believer in the concept of laughing at what other people call my “shortcomings”. as an adult with ADHD, completing what most “normal” people call simple tasks ... Read on »
A followup to “The Mother of an autistic child speaks her piece about new NYU ad... by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD In a previous post, I wrote about Susan Senator and her issues with the New York University’s Ad campaign on Mental Illness.  This advertising campaign was designed to loo ... Read on »
Tis the season for pictures. by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD The holidays are here and there is no better time to take a slew of family pictures. Of course just having a camera is never enough. If you are anything like me, you als ... Read on »
New information on Adults with ADD/ADHD by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Seems that I’m not the only person who has ever suffered a few difficulties in life due to adult ADHD. This Post on youraddnews.com discusses the symptoms and effects of A ... Read on »
I’m awake… Sort of. by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Sorry for the lapse in anything interesting to say, folks.  I’ve spent the last week and-a-half dealing with a particularly nasty head cold.  You know the kind I’m talking ... Read on »
Boy Masters ADHD by playing drums. by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD 10 year old Declan Leaves of Rhymney Valley Whales has curbed some o the issues of ADHD by playing drums in the local jazz band and at home.  This story was reported at ic ... Read on »
Clean healthy fun for the whole family by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD One of the challenging things about having a child with ADHD is the constant need to keep the child occupied. Most ADHD kids are inquisitive, busy and quick to tire of an ... Read on »
Welcome to the new year by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I hope everyone had a safe and happy Holiday season.  If you or someone in your family have ADHD this time of the year can be a bit trying at times.  Now that the season h ... Read on »
Was that all it was? by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Well folks, after one full month of trying to figure out why I was failing miserably at keeping up with anything around here, I finally stumbled on the reason, and I must ... Read on »
God Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD No, I’m not making this up.  I found this blog post over at antipsychiatry that cites a press conference statement by Rev. Dr. J. Henry Jurgens, a practicing psychiatrist ... Read on »