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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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Refinancing, is it an option for you? by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD If you own a home, Mortgage Refinancing options are something you’ll need to think about sooner or later.  It’s a simple fact that we all need to readjust our budgets and ... Read on »
Followup to Life coach wonders if ADHD is contagious by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD There was quite a bit of discussion following the post titled Life coach wonders if ADHD is contagious, both from readers and from the original author of that post.  This ... Read on »
Give me music or give me death. Or: Methods for improving productivity. by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I recently wrote that I had finally figured out the reason that I have been unable to keep up with the day-to-day task of writing here.  In actuality the problem had affec ... Read on »
Schoolpop: Fundraising for Schools of all Sizes by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD It’s a fact of life that many kids with ADHD end up in specialized schools, private schools or even continuation schools.  If that is the case in your life then you know t ... Read on »
Life coach wonders if ADHD is contagious by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Ronit Baras is a life coach and author of the book “ Be Special, be Yourself for Teenagers “.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, and she gives every indication o ... Read on »
Company claims game can help with ADHD Attention issues by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD The North Carolina company Play Attention claims that the have created a game that will help persons affected by ADHD have better attention spans. These “feedback driven ... Read on »
Sorry for the inconvenience… by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD It seems that the theme I was running here at ADHDFamilies had some issues, and that the site pages were broken.  The new theme repairs these issues, but I’m afraid it’s g ... Read on »
Make understanding, not war. by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Last week I shared my opinions on a post that author and life coach Ronit Baras made on her blog Family Matters.  Miss Baras and I agree on some points and disagree on ot ... Read on »
Certification training for advanced earning potential by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD If you, your partner or spouse are in the IT field or are thinking of entering into it, holding a Microsoft Certification can be the gateway to better positions and larger ... Read on »
Mental Health Notes thinks TMZ.com has made an A.S.S. of themselves by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Alicia Sparks of Mental Health Notes has awarded what she calls the A.S.S. Award (for Mental Health Notes’ A busive S upporter of S tigma).  Miss Sparks is granting this a ... Read on »
The “Mean Mom” gives her thoughts on chores and ADHD by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD It’s not often that I find a post on this subject that I approve of. Generally when asked about chores or household duties and kids with ADHD too many people feel that th ... Read on »
Growing pains - Internet Style by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Once again I’m going to apologize in advance for the mess I’m about to make around here. Although the theme I had chosen for ADHDFamilies is functional, I’m finding that ... Read on »
Are you covered? by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Doctor visits are a part of our lives, there’s no getting around it. Health insurance is something that every family with ADHD or any other learning disability has on thei ... Read on »
The Fruit of the Moth Club by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD We all try to get our children to eat healthy snacks and fruit is one of the best choices they can make. The problem with a lot of kids is that it can be nearly impossib ... Read on »
Theme woes by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I still can’t seem to find a theme that fits the way i want this blog to work.  I think I’ve been spoiled on my cooking blog. (Of course that theme took 3 months of hard w ... Read on »
California Judge tells parents they have no right to homeschool by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD On February 28th 2008 Judge H. Walter Croskey of the Second District Court of Appeals ruled that children from the ages of 6 to 18 may be taught only by credentialed teac ... Read on »
Will Georgia ADHD children be placed on police list? by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD It looks like big brother is at it again. According to Amy Morton, who runs a blog called “Georgia Women Vote!”, the Georgia state senate has an important and slightl ... Read on »
Idle hands… by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Most of you have probably heard the old saying “Idle hands are the Devil’s workshop”. Generally this is taken to mean that someone with “nothing to do” is more likely to ... Read on »
Manic: A Memoir, by Terri Cheney by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD It’s not often that I see a book on ADHD or Bipolar Disorder that I think is worth mentioning to my readers.  In this case I feel I need to make an exception.  Manic: A ... Read on »
Gated Community living by Jerry D. Russell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Having the security of a gated community can make life a little less stressful, especially if someone in your home feels threatened by the world at large. It is also tru ... Read on »