April - May 2007
8 Tips For Your First School Meeting
When meeting with the school about your child's ADHD or learning disabilities, keep discussions friendly and productive with these tips.
Bring Math to Life for Children with ADHD and Learning Disabilities
These five games will help children with ADHD and learning disabilities comprehend abstract mathematical concepts.
The After-School Homework Routine We Swear By
Executive functions go berserk trying to keep up with homework assignments, deadlines, and problem sets. Lighten your child's load by using the after-school homework routine that teaches scheduling and prioritization skills.
Teacher Solutions to High School Behavior Problems
How teachers of students with ADHD can keep the peace in their classrooms by learning to defuse anger.
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Parenting ADHD Children
Keeping Tykes Tidy
From toys to books to artwork and sporting equipment, kids have lots of stuff. Here’s how to transform chaos into order.
A Successful Summer
Your child’s school vacation can be fun, safe, and productive. The key is to plan for it.
A DELICATE Matter
Does your youngster need help staying motivated? These eight simple rules will help defeat defeatism.
What’s it like to be friends with someone who has ADHD? Let’s ask my best friend...
A New Perspective
When his kids were diagnosed with ADHD, Neil Peterson finally saw how restlessness had fueled his own career — and frustrated his former wives.
Food for Thought
Are you too intimidated to cook? Maybe the problem isn’t you — but the way your kitchen is set up.
Getting Things Done
The biggest challenge facing my clients? Making productive use of their limited time.
Driven to Distraction?
To stay safe behind the wheel, slow down, pay attention — and make use of high-tech help.
Be Like Mike!
It’s easier than you might imagine to cast off pessimism — and uncover a happier, more successful you.
Seven Helpful Habits
Every adult with ADD has special talents. The trick is to uncover them–and use them to achieve important goals.
Helping the Teacher Help Your Child
What does it take to line up the special services your child needs to succeed at school? It takes a game plan — and the ability to push without seeming pushy.
Saying Yes to Mess
Maybe clutter isn’t such a bad thing, after all. An emerging movement encourages us to embrace chaos and discover the benefits of disorder.
How to Raise a Superstar
Here, the mother of history's most decorated Olympic athlete, Michael Phelps, explains how he overcame and harnessed his ADHD symptoms as a young swimmer and student. Need some parenting advice? Likewise, the parents of "Extreme Makeover" star Ty Pennington and world record-breaking climber Danielle Fisher offer inspiration and strategies.