Spring 2012: Camp & School Special
His Right to Recess: Kids with ADHD Should Never Lose Play!
When teachers take away recess for poor classroom behavior or late work, they hurt not only their students with ADHD, but the whole classroom. Learn why 'losing recess' is a terrible punishment.
The Write Tools for ADHD Students
Your ADHD child struggles with writing or spelling, making it hard to get her thoughts on paper. These high-tech solutions could help her use her words — and let her great ideas shine.
Lend a Hand with Handwriting: ADHD Teacher Tips
The mechanics of writing can be tough to master for students with ADHD. Here are eight good ways for teachers to offer a helping hand.
Solving the Puzzle of Special-Needs Learning
Helping children learn is like solving a puzzle, says this kindergarten teacher. Here's how she makes all the pieces fit for the students in her class.
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Parenting ADHD Children
"Mom, I'm Bored!"
When you hear that refrain for the umpteenth time, don’t blow a gasket. Entertain your child with parent-approved attention-getters.
When the Clock Strikes Three
Does your ADHD child return home from school mentally exhausted, physically edgy, and starving — all at the same time her meds are wearing off? Here are ADHD expert Terry Matlen's afternoon meltdown survival strategies for parents and kids.
"We can't use the systems that work for other people. We must have systems that are ours." How one woman tackled her clutter creatively — and effectively — in her own ADHD-friendly way.
If you can’t help blurting things, you can at least control what
These get-organized "games" will keep you on top of things
without getting bored.
A Four-Star Diagnosis
To ensure the right diagnosis for your child, first focus on the doctor's workup. Learn what to look for in a quality ADHD evaluation.
Some ADHD kids — and their parents! — need all the homework help they can get. ADDitude blogger Kay Marner reviews three products designed to help improve learning and focus.
Three children go to ADHD summer camp and come home with a new attitude, friends, and lots of memories.
It's All in Your Head
Organizing your desk and files can bring order to your life. Organizing your mind can change it.