Candy Pangilinan: A comic mom’s tears

FOR TWO hours every day, Candy Pangilinan turns on her portable DVD player, full volume, to drown out her son’s wailing from the room across hers.

Quentin, 5, has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with Asperger’s Syndrome, diagnosed when he was just 1 year old.

“Quentin cries a lot during sessions with his therapist because, like all kids with developmental problem, Quentin hates change and being given orders,” Candy told the Inquirer. “So I need to be diverted, or I’ll go crazy.”

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