ADHD Education


An Interview with Michael Hutchison

With extraordinary lessons for us all

This is from an interview first published in 2002 in AVS (Audio/Visual Stimulation) magazine, reprinted with the permission of the publisher and of Michael Hutchison, an old and dear friend of Thom’s. Since then, an edited version of this interview has been published in the new and updated edition of Michael's Book of Floating: Exploring the Private Sea" book.

SPECT Scans, Cancer and ADHD

With a SPECT scan, a child is injected with a radioactive material directly into his bloodstream. Its radiation-emitting particles are carried to every nook and cranny of his body. How much does this raise the child's risk of getting cancer later in life?

It's Time to Empower Our Girls

I remember walking into the living room and saying to my wife, "I think I've just participated in a cultural brainwashing experiment."

Could Someone with ADD have Survived in a Primitive Hunting Society?

ADDers are damaged by growing up in our society, but not in hunting cultures. Why?

Why are ADHD children and adults so often socially inept?

Why do so many children and adults with ADD/ADHD seem to lack the normal social graces or ability to make and keep friends, and what can be done about it?

Whose Order is Being Disordered by ADHD?

A response to a Barkley/Goldstein editorial trying to tie evolution to ADHD.

Good German Schools Come to America

How obvious is it, that the US state school system is based on the history of schools in Germany going back over hundreds of years?

"Good" Science, Expectations, Villains, and Hope

If you have the "defect" of ADHD you’re doomed to struggle and most likely fail. Not true!

Thom Hartmann's Hunter and Farmer Approach to ADD/ADHD

Thom Hartmann's approach showing the differences between "Hunters" and "Farmers".

The "Real" School Is Not Free

The concept of compulsory public schools has been tried, with little success.

Hunters and Farmers Five Years Later

A review of the hunter and farmer theory, five years after it was first published.

The Miracle of a Normal Home

1981 article on the New England Salem Village and how children were cared for (and are still cared for).

Why Do So Many Smart Children With ADD Fail In Our Public Schools?

Reaction to an Forbes article.

ADHD: Disorder or Difference?

Is ADHD a disorder, or are people just different?

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