Summer 2009: ADHD-Friendly Diets
My Son's Very Special Education
I searched far and wide for a school that would embrace my son's ADHD and dyslexia, not just accommodate them. When I couldn't find one, I founded The 504 School.
Ace Every Exam: ADHD Study Tips for Math, Essay, and Multiple-Choice Tests
ADHD students dread the pressure and information overload of final exams. Use these specific tips to prepare wisely for and ace all of your multiple-choice, math, and essay tests at school.
The College Try: Helping ADHD Teens Succeed in College
Use these strategies to give your ADHD student the skills, independence, resources, and motivation he needs to make the grade at college.
Teaching Teamwork: ADHD in the Classroom
Children can achieve real social and academic gains through cooperative learning. These 5 tips will help your ADHD students work effectively in groups.
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Parenting ADHD Children
The Truth About Lying
Sometimes uncontrolled symptoms cause ADHD kids to lie. Sometimes, not. Learn to distinguish between the two.
Real Time with Nat Marner
My eight-year-old daughter has attention deficit disorder. I love her, I really do. But I cannot believe how hard it is to raise a child with ADHD.
Lessons from My Mom
My mother has been a source of support and wise counsel throughout my school career. And I love her for it.
ADHD Self Help: Marathon Man
Running stepped up my focus and self-esteem. The discipline it's given me to complete long-term projects in my law career is the best success of all.
Pay-Attention Tips for ADHD Adults
Does your adult ADHD get in the way of your paying attention to conversations with a friend or your boss? Find strategies to stay focused, avoid distraction and be a better listener here.
When to Fire Your Doctor
Far too many practitioners and clinics will jump to diagnose a patient and send him off with a script and orders to follow up. But the doctor who treats your child for ADHD needs to be thorough, knowledgeable about the condition, and personable. How does your family’s doctor stack up?
ADDitude asked its readers: What would you tell fellow parents whose children take ADHD medication?
Stop the Madness of Meltdowns
When your child has a behavior breakdown, brought on by symptoms of ADHD like poor impulse control, use these parent-approved fixes to pick him up.
Bulimia and ADHD
Adolescent girls who are impulsive are especially prone to eating disorders. Here’s what parents should know—and do.
The ADHD-Friendly Diet
Want improved focus and cognitive function — without the side effects of ADHD drugs? Here are ten foods, supplements, and herbs that can help both adults and children with attention deficit.
Find out if you should keep your ADHD diagnosis hidden at work—and how you can still get accommodations to improve your job performance.