Winter 2011: Beyond the Meds
Success At School
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 Kids with ADHD

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
Safety First for Hyperactive Kids

Parents: Help your hyperactive child play safely.

Parent-to-Parent: ADDitude Asked...

Parents share how they get their ADD/ADHD children to do chores.

Click with Cliques

Strategies for helping your child with ADHD connect with peers.

Fun and Games

Playing a sport will bring out the best in your ADD/ADHD teen.

ADHD Adults
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.

Cooking With ADHD: It's Dinner! Or Is It?

ADHD meals are sometimes edible, almost always late.

One Small Step for ADDkind

How little things make a big difference in my life.

Adult-to-Adult: ADDitude Asked...

Your tips for staying on top of things are clever, easy to use, and oh, so practical.

Adults Your Turn: ADDitude Asked...

Some of you said that you are still looking for a sleep solution, but many have found creative ways to get a good night's rest.

Get in Gear: Rules of the Road

Follow these rules of the road to ensure safety when driving.

Do You Need It -- Really?

Nine questions to ask when you are determining which stuff must go.

"My biggest mistake at the job was..."

ADD/ADHD Adults share their most memorable goof-ups at work.

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.

The Perfect Planner?

ADDitude readers try out the Planner Pad to see if it simplifies their lives.

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 child with ADHD a soft landing as she grows into a capable adult with ADHD.

The Rules for Adults with ADHD

Five secrets for doing well at home, on the job, and in life.

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.

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