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Girls need proper ADHD diagnosis

Girls need proper ADHD diagnosis

Eloise Ahl ’21

December 5, 2018

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that affects all ages and both genders. It is more commonly diagnosed in kids aged four through 17, mainly because it becomes noticeable in learning environments rather than at home. But even though both genders can develop ADHD, the dis...

The Fidgeting has to stop

The Fidgeting has to stop

June 14, 2017

Max Appell ’18 I’m here to express my issues with the next trend spreading rapidly across the country: the fidget spinner. These little plastic devices were made to help people who have trouble focusing, stress or ADHD. This seems like a great idea and very helpful, but they also are the worst thi...

Fidget spinners continue to entertain Westport students

Fidget spinners continue to entertain Westport students

April 17, 2017

  By Izzy Connors '18 A fidget device, known as a ‘spinner’, has gained tremendous popularity with students throughout the Westport Public Schools. Students from elementary school to high school are purchasing and playing with them in school, and many credit them with being a stress-red...

Public library showcases renowned advocate for students with ADHD

Public library showcases renowned advocate for students with ADHD

January 27, 2017

By: Christoph Russi In November, the Westport Public Library and Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, a national advocacy group founded in Westport, sponsored a talk by Robert Tudisco “Understanding ADHD: A View from the Inside Out.” Tudisco, a private practice lawyer and motivational speaker,...

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