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campbuckskin

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Greetings! We are an overnight summer camp program that specializes in serving boys and girls ages 6 - 18 who are experiencing social skill and academic difficulties. While not an entrance requirement, the majority of our campers have a primary diagnosis of AD/HD, Learning Disabilities, or Aspergers while others may have a secondary or related diagnosis. In addition, a...

Angela Facebook

United States
Hi, I am Angela. I live in Texas. I am a stay-at-home mom. I have five adopted children. Our adoptive journey has been a long and wonderful one. From 1989 to present we have adopted both healthy and special needs children. Our adoptions have ranged from closed adoption in 1989 to open adoptions from 2000 - Present. I love to talk about adoption, family and special needs children! I am also...

Hank Osborne

Goose Creek, South Carolina
I'm the father of Caden Gabriel Osborne (pictured). Caden born with 22q11.2 on 11/2/04 has endured numerous complications associated with a 22q11.2 chromosome deletion. His primary diagnosis is also called VCFS (Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome) or DiGeorge Syndrome. Caden's complications have included multiple heart defects, scoliosis, feeding difficulties, hypocalcemia, immune deficiencies, and...

Molly Patient Expert

Portland, Oregon
In early 2005, I was 28 years old and just beginning to break into a career as an opera singer. I had received contracts for three main stage productions, a culmination of ten years of work toward my goal of making opera my life's work. I was at a turning point; these performances could make or break my budding career. One morning in March of that year, I woke, stood up, and passed out,...
Communities: General Medicine, Lupus

Jenna Smith

California
About the Author Jenna Smith has been a competitive dressage rider (USDF bronze and silver medalist) for the past five years. Jenna danced her way (with Waldemar, her equine dance partner) to the victory gallop after winning 3rd place (for adult amateurs) at Prix St. Georges in Saugerties, New York at the Region 8 Championships ? 2 weeks before coming down with a "mysterious"...
Communities: Lyme Disease

Ashley's Mom Patient Expert

California
Ashley's Mom (Deborah), once a police officer, is now a computer professional who balances her work life and her very busy home life as the single parent of four unique children. Deborah's  birth son, Chip, is 18 years old and will be going off to college in the Fall of 2009. When Chip was 5 years old, Deborah adopted her daughter, Ashley. Ashley, now 14years old, was born 14 weeks...

ADC at the University of Pennsylvania Health Impact Award

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The University of Pennsylvania Alzheimer's Disease Center and Penn Memory Center conduct several distinct types of research studies related to dementia, and specifically Alzheimer's disease. The Penn Memory Center is where individuals and families can come for evaluation and treatment of symptoms of age related memory loss. The goal of the Penn Memory Center is to provide a thorough...

gehaag

East Rochester, New York
Hi, I was diagnosed with COPD/Asthma 6 years ago. I had smoked 2.5 packs per day for 30 years and quit 3 days prior to diagnosis.I was recently released from a week in the hospital with double pneumonia (my first exacerbation). I have been using Advair and Albuterol inhalers for a few years and thought that was as good as it was going to get, but struggled constantly to breathe and perform...
Communities: Asthma, COPD & Emphysema

ballardvision

Nashville, Tennessee
Dr. Ballard has been practicing in the Nashville/Brentwood area since moving here from his home town of Memphis in 1995. He completed undergraduate studies at the University of Memphis in 1991, and earned his Doctorate of Optometry degree in 1995 from the Southern College of Optometry, also located in Memphis, TN. He completed internships at the Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center in...
Communities: Life as a Doc

Teresa M.

United States
Teresa is the founder and editor of Primarily Inattentive ADD. Primarily Inattentive ADD is the only site on the Internet devoted exclusively to providing information on the Inattentive subtype of ADHD (ADHD I, ADHD-PI) and on a subtype of Inattentive ADD a disorder known as Sluggish Cognitive Tempo (SCT). Teresa had symptoms of Inattentive ADD as a child and now has one biological son...
Communities: ADD & ADHD