APD vs ADHD positive kids canadaBy Fatima Malik What Is ADHD? ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder) is a neuro-developmental condition that affects executive functioning, attention and impulse control.  What Is APD? APD (Auditory Processing Disorder) affects the listening ability because their ears and brains don’t fully coordinate.  How Are ADHD And APD Linked? ADHD and APD can sometimes co-exist in a child. But [...]

ADHD and Depression

ADHD and depression treatment positive kidsAttention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and depression can be what doctors call coexisting conditions. Some symptoms of ADHD and depression can mimic each other, so it becomes harder to diagnose or identify depression in a child with ADHD.  Depression is more than just the occasional blues; it is deep sadness and despair felt for two [...]