I suppose that I should feel pleased to see Ritalin in the headlines again but some how it seems that we are always hearing the same – it is oversubscribed and can have significant side effects.
It would be a more positive news story if some of the non-medication alternatives could be highlighted and discussed. The BBC web-page has comment with a number of people’s personal stories. No-one turns to medication lightly but it seems that too few alternatives are mentioned.
The Davis methods are a drug-free option. They need the child to be motivated and the methods can take time to fully bed down but the end results can be very significant. Click here for more information.