ADDitude Magazine Web Extras ADDitude Magazine Web Extras en-us Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:37:47 GMT What Kind of Procrastinator Are You? <p> Deadlines are looming, nothing’s been done, and you’re binging on Netflix. But putting off work doesn’t mean that you’re lazy. Procrastination reveals our hidden anxieties and self-destructive habits. </p> Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:37:47 GMT The Gift of an ADHD Diagnosis — No, Really <p> This is the story of how one parent discovered, hidden in her children's ADHD diagnoses, the gift of a more authentic and relaxed life. No, seriously, it's a true story. About me. </p> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 19:53:46 GMT Evekeo FAQ <p> Evekeo, a new stimulant medication for ADHD, was approved recently by the Food and Drug Administration. What makes it different from other stimulant medications – and who may take it? </p> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 19:36:41 GMT Sensory Processing Disorder: Symptoms and Diagnosis <p> Does your child hate socks with stitching and shirts with tags? Does perfume make him gag? Does he plug his ears at outdoor concerts? Here’s how you can tell whether these are signs and symptoms of sensory processing disorder (SPD). </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:09:25 GMT Tic Disorder: Dietary Changes to Relieve Symptoms <p> Can diet changes reduce tics? More research is needed, but preliminary studies suggest that taking certain vitamins — and avoiding certain foods — may be beneficial to those diagnosed with tic disorders. </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:41:46 GMT Tic Disorder: Which Treatment Option is Right for You? <p> Tic disorder can be treated with medication, therapy, and time. Read on to learn the pros and cons of each treatment option, plus which one might be best for you or your child. </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:41:06 GMT Treatment for Executive Function Disorder <p> Therapies, reward systems, and classroom accommodations built to strengthen executive functioning skills in children and adults who struggle to plan, coordinate, and execute long-term projects. </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:37:12 GMT Executive Function Disorder: Symptoms and Diagnosis <p> What EFD looks like in children and adults who struggle to plan, organize, and execute long-term plans. </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:36:03 GMT Executive Function Disorder: Overview and Facts <p> EFD is a unique cognitive condition impacting seven core types of self-regulation that impact a person’s ability to plan and executive effectively. </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:28:34 GMT Learning Disabilities: Treatment and Accommodations <p> Learning disabilities can’t be treated with medication. Here’s what you — and your child’s school — can do to help overcome dyslexia, dysgraphia, or dyscalculia. </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:27:23 GMT Learning Disabilities: Symptoms and Diagnosis <p> How can you tell if your child’s academic struggles stem from a learning disability? How to correctly identify symptoms and ensure an accurate diagnosis at any age. </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:26:36 GMT Oppositional Defiant Disorder: Treatment Options <p> Parents should not try to solve ODD alone. It is a neurological condition that requires the trained professional help of a therapist or counselor and, in some cases, medication. </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:25:52 GMT Oppositional Defiant Disorder: Overview and Facts <p> Research shows that anywhere from 25 percent of boys with ADHD and 10 percent of girls with ADHD will develop ODD. Here is what parents need to know. </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:24:44 GMT Oppositional Defiant Disorder: Symptoms & Diagnosis <p> Do you suspect that your child’s outbursts and defiance could be above and beyond the norm? Here is everything you need to know. </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:23:44 GMT Sensory Processing Disorder: Overview and Facts <p> An estimated 40 to 60 percent of children with ADHD also have trouble processing stimulation from one or more senses. Here is what you need to know about sensory processing disorder (SPD) in kids and adults. </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:21:35 GMT Treatment for Depression: Proven Remedies and Strategies <p> Depression treatment works — but only if you pursue it. Despite the fact that the vast majority of people experience improved symptoms with treatment, only a fraction of patients with depression seek help. </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:21:04 GMT Depression: Symptoms and Diagnosis <p> Symptoms of depression often overlap with those of ADHD, making an accurate diagnosis challenging. Here is what you need to know about trademarks signs and the evaluation process. </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:20:05 GMT Depression: Overview and Facts <p> Depression is nearly three times more common in people with ADHD, compared to the general population. Here is what you need to know about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for depression. </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:18:53 GMT Sensory Processing Disorder: Treatment Options <p> Treatment for sensory processing disorder typically includes occupational therapy, introduction of a sensory diet, and sensory integration challenges that train the brain to respond differently to stimulation from the senses. </p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:15:38 GMT Learning Disabilities: Overview and Facts <p> Dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia are three of the most common learning disabilities diagnosed in school children. What do their symptoms look like and how can they be treated? </p> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:20:44 GMT Tic Disorders: Overview and Facts <p> Tic disorders are more common in people with ADHD, OCD, and major depressive disorder. Here’s what you need to know. </p> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:01:05 GMT A Love Letter to My Non-ADHD Husband <p> 18 things I don’t tell you enough — like thank you for loving me no matter what I do, say, forget, or leave outside in the rain all night. </p> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 15:39:27 GMT An Open Letter to My Non-ADHD Husband <p> We don’t always speak the same language, which is no one’s fault — but a stumbling block for our relationship nonetheless. Here are 27 heartfelt requests that I can’t always articulate but wish I could. </p> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:10:31 GMT Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Diet, Exercise, and Other Natural Treatments <p> Natural treatments for anxiety include regular exercise, a healthy balanced diet, and relaxation techniques. Read on for specific recommendations. </p> Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:46:05 GMT Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Treatment Options <p> Doctors typically prescribe psychotherapy and medication for treating anxiety disorder. Read on to learn more about specific options and considerations. </p> Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:45:30 GMT