Winter 2011: Beyond the Meds
Copy That! Smart Record-Keeping for Better School Accommodations
Parents of ADHD child should document communication with the school to protect their educational rights. Follow these simple steps to better accommodations:
Ace It! How to Rock the SAT with ADHD
High school students with attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD) may despise standardized tests -- with good reason. These seven strategies for scoring well on the SAT will give ADDers a leg up on college admissions.
Top 5 SAT Prep Tips for Students with ADHD
Doing well on the SAT is not as much about how much you have learned as it is about how sharp your brain is on test day. Here’s a plan to keep it fresh and at attention.
Allies in Education: How to Team Up With Teachers
12 steps to more productive, cooperative parent-teacher conferences designed to help your ADHD child succeed in school.
High-Tech Vs. Low-Tech: What Helps Your Child Do Better In School?
Real parents share tips and tricks for helping their ADD/ADHD children stay focused and achieve success at school.
Put an End to Excuses from Your ADHD Students
The "I forgot" excuse is one of the oldest in the book, but for students with ADHD it's often the truth. Help your students stay on track with these 9 tips.
Raising Confident, Empowered ADHD Kids
A veteran teacher of children with ADHD and learning disabilities shares five secrets for helping them learn to love school.
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Parenting ADHD Children
Fun and Games
Playing a sport will bring out the best in your ADD/ADHD teen.
ODD in Adults
ODD is often associated with temper tantrums in unruly ADHD children. But expert Russell Barkley, Ph.D., explains that Oppositional Defiant Disorder occurs in adults with attention deficit.
Ask the Experts
Your ADD Life
Raising a child with ADD is a labor of love with plenty of perks.
In Their Words
Kevin Wall, digital entrepreneur and producer of live global events, sounds off on family, work, and life with adult ADD/ADHD.
Best Resources for IEPs
Three resources to help you get the academic services and accommodations your ADD child needs.
Change Your Mind, Change Your Life
A form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) could give you a leg up on managing your ADD/ADHD symptoms when used in conjunction with other treatment options.
Buff Up Your Brain
My son and I wondered if Cogmed training really worked. Here’s what we found out.
Parachutes for Parents
Nine ways to give your ADHD child a soft landing as she grows into a capable ADHD adult.
Focus on Food
ADHD-friendly foods, supplements, and a handful of herbs may reduce symptoms without side effects. How an ADHD diet could help you.