February - March 2007
Make Reading Riveting for Children with ADHD and Learning Disabilities
What parents can do to make reading more enjoyable and educational for their attention- or learning-disabled child.
A Gameplan for Homework Success
How to help your child complete his homework assignments on time and without frustrations or fights.
Succeeding in College for ADHD Freshmen
10 tips to help ADHD college students achieve academic, social and personal success.
Writing Help for ADHD LD Children
Simple tips to improve writing skills in students with ADHD or dyslexia.
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Parenting ADHD Children
Don't Go It Alone
Enlist the help of everyone in the family to solve everyday dilemmas.
Three Times the, um, Fun
My on-the-go triplets never gave each other a moment of quiet time. But maybe that wasn't so bad after all.
Like Child, Like Mother
It's tricky to parent a child who has ADHD if you have the same diagnosis. But when moms help themselves, their children benefit, too.
The Good Life
After decades of self-doubt, Michael Anderson realized that he was a smart, likable guy. Now things are looking up.
Licking My Wounds
Accidents are hard to avoid, especially when door frames are always jumping out at you.
Life is sweeter when you cultivate an attitude of gratitude — and acknowledge all the good things that come your way.
Keep It Cool
Do everyday hassles, like traffic jams or long meetings, push you over the edge? Use these techniques to stay calm and collected.
Avoiding a Dubious Diagnosis
Too often, doctors diagnose ADHD without considering all of the symptoms and other conditions that may cause them. Here's what you need to know to avoid a bad ADHD diagnosis for your child.
A Social Summer
ADHD/LD camps offer more than fun. They offer guidance to kids who need help making friends.
Accentuate the Positive
Want to help your children succeed in school — and later in life? Stop focusing on their weak points, and pay attention to what they do well.
Prescription for Addiction
ADHD medication is not a gateway drug. In fact, teens and adults who seek treatment for their ADHD symptoms are much less likely to abuse drugs and alcohol than are their undiagnosed, untreated counterparts.