Help ADD Children Make Friends: Parents Share Their Advice

Parents of children with attention hyperactivity deficit disorder (ADHD) reveal six easy ways to help kids form friendships that last.

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Organize Playdates

"I organize a game day -- cookie-baking, tie-dyeing, or another activity -- and ask my children to invite friends over. This also gives me an opportunity to meet their parents." -Marisel Hernandez, New Jersey


"Throwing a big party for my daughter. Because her birthday happens to fall at the very beginning of the school year, I throw a party and invite all of her classmates. They get to know my daughter in our home setting, and I get to know the moms." -L. Anne Becker, Connecticut

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