I've learned that ADD is a lot like alcohol addiction: Both are lifelong conditions.
Life in the Fast Brain
So your child has ADHD. Welcome to a different country...now throw your road map away!...
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Don't Let His Brain Go Flabby
For children with ADHD, learning disabilities, or memory challenges, summer learning loss is a real threat to the...
Success at School
4 Ways to Bring Books to Life
Expert strategies for making summer reading fun, and for building retention, comprehension, and creative muscles with every chapter...
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Your Brain Is a Ferrari
Dr. Ned Hallowell on explaining ADHD to your child. Watch video ►
Get It Done!
10 tweaks to change your life for the better. View slideshow ►
Discipline Dos and Don'ts
Encourage good behavior — no nagging required! Learn more ►
SYMPTOMS & DIAGNOSIS
Is It Adult ADHD?
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HEALTHY MINDS & BODIES
From Messy to Neat
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Beat the Clock
Expert time management tips for ADHD adults.
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ADHD Meds, Explained
Insider tips to get the most from ADHD meds. View slideshow ►
"The World Drives Me Crazy" — Women with SPD
Ladies, do you whip off your bra as soon as you get home? Do certain perfumes make you...
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ADHD Sleep Problems: How to Rest Better Tonight!
Expert advice for fixing ADHD-induced sleep disorders to catch zzz's quicker, stay asleep better, and wake up healthier...
Your 10-Minute Tool for Better Behavior
Inspire cooperation and wipe out whining with this simple cure: daily Special Time...
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Can Your Child Safely Take a Break from ADHD Drugs?
Important considerations when pondering a "drug holiday" for your child with attention deficit disorder (ADD ADHD)...
IEP Accommodations: What Works for Us
ADDitude readers share the IEP tips and tricks that help their ADHD children stay focused, happy, and successful...
Inattentive ADHD Children: How to Treat Attention-Related Issues That Appear Like Behavior Problems
Your inattentive child may be battling ADD/ADHD symptoms -- not misbehaving...
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Do You Need a Facebook Intervention? How to Block Out Digital Distractions for Good
If left to its own devices, the ADHD brain may pay more attention to Facebook and e-mail than...
12 Parenting Strategies That Work for ADD Kids
A dozen ways to be a better parent to your ADD child...
Picking Professionals to Treat Your Child with ADHD
Working with doctors you trust can help you parent with confidence. Here’s how to find the best team...