To be sure, ADHD can make it difficult for students to pay attention in class and organize their lives. The importance of learning key attentional control skills should not be undervalued. But let's not throw out the baby with the bathwater.
The mid-term election is still days away, but it sure isn't looking good fro President Barack Obama and Democrats. With his job approval rating down precipitously since his strong 2012 re-election performance, Democrats are on the ropes and on the run.
This percussion-rich music and their accompanying partner dances are a source of some seriously sweaty cardio, perma grins (except for the all too serious rico suave's out there) and a dynamic cross-cultural celebration.
Like it or not, actors have a responsibility beyond ourselves. There are still too many young gay people growing up surrounded by hatred, and they need to see well-adjusted, successful gay people who thrive without fear. And there are too many ignorant bigots who also need to see us in all our diversity. Once they do, then maybe we really can do away with labels.
I've had deep exposure to music history in the making by virtue of hanging around LA's famed Sunset Strip in the 1980s. Imagine my surprise to realize that two friends are wrapping up years of painstaking work on a cinematic history lesson of the early metal scene.
The incumbent is a freshman who is looking ahead to innovative, clean energy sources of the future. The challenger is a former congressman from a previous generation whose views on climate change and fossil energy are almost as old as the fuels themselves.
Two probing views of obsessive love spelled success for the marriage of inconvenience between Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and Bartók's Bluebeard's Castle. Their double-bill opening Saturday at the Chandler Pavilion marked the LA Opera's second collaboration with wave-making Australian stage director Barrie Kosky.
Like many counties in the in the United States, Anaheim's outdated electoral structures do not live up to its diverse population.
I work as a dog trainer and am surrounded by a lot of nerdy dog types, all of whom don't skimp when it comes to their doggie pals. But that doesn't mean we spend a bundle.
Malibu may be some 20 miles from Beverly Hills, but it was with more than a bit of interest with which I watched Sunday's debate on Malibu's Measure R, the slow-growth initiative on next week's ballot.
Below are three reasons why Latinos should vote for elected officials who support ending prohibition, and why we should vote to end prohibition in Oregon, Washington D.C., and Alaska.
At a time when development in Hollywood is rampant while infrastructure crumbles, having a voice in what happens to your community in Los Angeles can seem impossible.
Both Ben and Sandra are excellent people, who I am confident, if elected, would serve our district well in the State Senate. But I have decided to stand with Sandra Fluke, and let me tell you why.
In my entire 40 years, I've never once been high or intoxicated. Still, an AA program would serve me well. Approval Anonymous. A support group that could help eliminate my need to be accepted by other people and direct me toward the sense of self that I am just beginning to claim after decades of living inauthentically.
The death this month of Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, a brutal dictator who had succeeded an even more brutish father, brought to mind an incident buried in history with which I was personally involved...
I recently attended the Toy Art Gallery's Halloween show. On the way out I passed Exact Science, a new gallery. I noticed they were having an opening so I asked if I could shoot the show.
Not only does he appreciate the importance of supporting art from the humanist standpoint, but he also understands the importance of the creative economy for the city.
Here are our picks for this weekend, with a few Halloween activities including the last few days of the NHM's Spider Pavilion, some Hello Kitty action and a great few hours of TV for grown-ups.