Neurological Disorders: How Much Do They Cost?

Having a child with a neurobiological disorder is expensive.  Medications, special treatments and therapies, tutoring and respite all cost a significant amount of money. How much does it cost a kid? LOTS! Pretend you wake up each morning with 100 “coping points.”  Virtually everything our children do is more expensive than it is for the […]

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Input

No matter who you are, in the 21st century, “input” comes at one fast and furiously.  Whether it’s TV, radio, online information, music, movies, the phone, the sounds at the mall, or even a camp director’s blog, it seems we are almost constantly bombarded with “input”.  Input can come through any of the five senses […]

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Inconsistency

The biggest problem in having relationships with people with (severe, complex) neurological disorders isn’t necessarily the impulsivity, the rages, the distractibility, the tactlessness, the poor co-ordination, the sensory issues…  Sure, these are tough on parents, partners, colleagues, and friends, often in a big way.  However, as a person with ADHD, Tourette’s Syndrome, Learning Disabilities, and […]

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