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Ben Munoz & Ben's Friends were featured in Forbes over the weekend! Thanks to the members who talked to the author, Sarah McKinney.
"We're In This Together: Stories & Tips from Patients with Rare Diseases" can be found HERE.
ADHD is a problem with inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, or a combination. For these problems to be diagnosed as ADHD, they must be out of the normal range for a child's age and development.
Psychiatrists say ADHD is a neurobehavioral developmental disorder.
An individual with ADHD finds it much more difficult to focus on something without being distracted. He has greater difficulty in controlling what he is doing or saying and is less able to control how much physical activity is appropriate for a particular situation compared to somebody without ADHD. In other words, a person with ADHD is much more impulsive and restless.
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We’re so proud to announce the release of the Ben’s Friends iPhone App!!!
Go to the App Store and download it now. To help others locate the app easier and enjoy online support, don't forget to give the app a 5-star rate review. Strong reviews like 5-star help bumps up Ben's Friends in the Apple's search result.
In the App, you can access all 35 support communities through the site and it’s perfect for staying in touch with your friends, info and support while on the go. In our beta tests, patient reported using it in doctor office waiting rooms and right after they were given a new diagnosis. The next feature in the App will be portable doctor reviews!