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I believe that every child is born with a gift, but not every child has the chance to develop or share it.

Kimberly Montgomery, mom to Trevor

ADHD & the City
Happy 40, You’re Flying Solo
With a milestone birthday lurking around the corner I wonder, “Will I ever find someone who loves me... more »

Be Our Guest
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Oppositional and Defiant
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'15 Camp Guide
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ADD in Women
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When Regular Discipline Fails
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Sensory Processing
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Why She Won’t Sleep
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Kids' Natural Therapies
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Why We Act the Way We Do
Why ADHD adults hyperfocus, obsess, doubt our abilities, and more. Learn more ►

High School Survival Guide
Help your teen grow more independent, self-sufficient, and trustworthy.
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ADHD Meds, Explained
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