Reading Matters: Why children need to read, and keep reading

“I don’t want to read!” “That’s too long!” “It’s so difficult!” “’Wag, boring ‘yan!” These were the common complaints I heard from my students diagnosed with AD/HD in the center where I previously worked in as a reading clinician. Choosing a book for them had always been a struggle. This was especially true when they were already transitioning from reading short […]

Passions & Distractions: The story of an artist with ADD

Alone time? Why, that’s my favorite part of the day! During alone time, I put myself “in the zone.” This is the time I forget about the rest of the world and just dive deep into creative writing, drawing and painting. In this state, I feel like I’m in a place where no one else can ever be in. This is my world. […]