ADDitude Magazine Web Extras http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/ ADDitude Magazine Web Extras en-us Fri, 06 Mar 2015 22:13:55 GMT 7 Executive Function Deficits Tied to ADHD http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11120.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11120.html <p> Dr. Russell Barkley on what parents need to know about the executive function challenges that can start as early as age 2 — and serve as early warning signs of ADHD in children. </p> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 22:13:55 GMT Ask the Doctor: Is It ADHD or Bipolar — or Both? http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11216.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11216.html <p> How to get an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment </p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:45:22 GMT When Your Child Lashes Out http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11217.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11217.html <p> When your affected family member has said or done something hurtful, how do you keep the love and support going? When do you ignore the behavior and move on? And when do you speak up about being upset? </p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:44:46 GMT Get Your ADHD Child Organized In 30 Days! http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11178.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11178.html <p> If you're tired of the once-a-month screaming matches over your child's messy room, try this 30-day plan to get her organized — and teach her skills that will last a lifetime. </p> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:52:17 GMT Bipolar Treatment: Meds or CBT? http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11176.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11176.html <p> What is the most effective treatment plan for bipolar disorder? Here, find details on common bipolar medications and cognitive behavioral therapy, the leading non-drug treatment. </p> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 22:19:16 GMT The Bipolar Diet http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11149.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11149.html <p> The first lines of defense against bipolar disorder are often medication and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, but the impact of diet and exercise should not be discounted. Here is a list of foods shown to improve — and worsen — symptoms of bipolar disorder. </p> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:58:37 GMT Bipolar Disorder: Overview and Facts http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11123.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11123.html <p> What is bipolar disorder? Get the facts about this often-misunderstood condition that can feel like a roller coaster ride for patients, friends, and family. </p> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:20:24 GMT Bipolar Disorder: Symptoms and Diagnosis http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11136.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11136.html <p> What are the symptoms of bipolar disorder — and how can patients and doctors get a correct diagnosis? </p> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:45:20 GMT Book Review: The Adventures of Stretch More http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11083.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11083.html <p> In this fun &#34;choose your own adventure&#34; book, parents of ADHD children can learn new methods for managing their child's sensory issues, hyperactivity, and more. </p> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 22:35:42 GMT Book Review: Hyper http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11082.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11082.html <p> In this personal history, Timothy Denevi tackles both growing up with ADHD and raising a son with the condition with humor, grace, and enlightening insights. </p> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 17:03:12 GMT Book Review — Armond Goes to a Party: A Book About Asperger's and Friendship http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/10881.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/10881.html <p> This fun illustrated book will help any child with Asperger's (or any special need) feel more comfortable in social situations. </p> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:34:57 GMT Book Review: The Couple's Guide to Thriving with ADHD http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/10880.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/10880.html <p> Is ADHD making it tough to keep your marriage afloat? A new book offers straightforward practical advice on compromising, keeping promises, and pushing past tough times. </p> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:28:08 GMT Book Review: Boy Without Instructions http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/10879.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/10879.html <p> Penny Williams, the &#34;ADHD Momma,&#34; writes about parenting a kid with ADHD, LD, and sensory processing issues — with warmth, humor, and comforting insight. </p> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:14:02 GMT Book Review: The Queen of Distraction http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11081.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11081.html <p> Terry Matlen's new book offers practical advice to help ADHD women get organized, focused, and on track. </p> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 14:58:46 GMT Adderall: Complete ADHD Medication Overview http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11070.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/11070.html <p> Basics on the stimulant medication Adderall, its common usage guidelines, noted side effects, and typical benefits. </p> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:39:49 GMT The Hidden Power of Accordion Folders (and More School Organization Truths) http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/10908.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/10908.html <p> School organization systems to fix the four most common problem areas for ADHD kids: organization at school, time management, organization at home, and technology. </p> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:02:47 GMT Gavin Newsom: Electing to Make the Most of Dyslexia http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/10752.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/10752.html <p> The lieutenant governor of California and former mayor of San Francisco struggled with dyslexia, but hard work and resilience have ushered him into high political office. </p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:13:09 GMT No More Chore Wars http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/9110.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/9110.html <p> How to end the bickering and nagging, and motivate your ADHD child to finish his boring-but-oh-so-important chores. </p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 21:08:47 GMT Easy to Love but Hard to Raise http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/9151.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/9151.html <p> Real Parents, Challenging Kids, True Stories </p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 16:39:57 GMT Augmenting ADHD Medication http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/9326.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/9326.html <p> Which ADHD self-care approach works best for you? </p> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 18:03:20 GMT Poll: How Many ADHD Meds Has Your Child Tried? http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/9255.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/9255.html <p> Whether the answer is none, or too many to count, we want to hear from you. </p> Thu, 01 Dec 2011 18:05:02 GMT How Long Does It Take to Get an IEP? http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/9072.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/9072.html <p> How long did it take to get an individualized education program (IEP) for your child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD)? </p> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 13:41:20 GMT On Your Own http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/8929.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/8929.html <p> A guide for college-bound teens with ADHD/LD. </p> Tue, 19 Jul 2011 18:34:22 GMT The Family ADHD Solution http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/8928.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/8928.html <p> A guide to helping parents learn about ADHD and parenting strategies. </p> Tue, 19 Jul 2011 18:23:11 GMT Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/8927.html http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/8927.html <p> How therapists can help ADHD adults with time management, organization, and project management. </p> Tue, 19 Jul 2011 18:06:58 GMT