For Trish White, 32, and her kids, Joshua, 11, and Elissa, 7, the end of
summer means more than just heading back to school. It means getting
reacquainted with more structure and routine, adjusting to the demands of
homework, and the rigidity of an eight-hour school day -- not to mention the
social pressures of the playground. But for the Whites,
these challenges are compounded.
Joshua and Elissa have ADHD,
or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Joshua's disorder leans toward an