Winter 2013: Natural ADHD Treatment
Ditch the Deficit Thing
Instead of dwelling on deficiencies, what if we helped students use their talents — their abundance of abilities and skills — to help them grow and learn?
Ready to Win the Homework Wars
One way to end the nightly skirmish over homework and studying: Let your child choose the plan of attack.
Smoother Transitions for Success at School
When switching activities throws kids with attention deficit off balance, these tips will help them stay steady through times of change.
Teachers We Love: Dynamo in the Classroom
This teacher recognizes that every ADHD student is different — and builds relationships to help them learn, grow, and thrive.
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Parenting ADHD Children
The Kids Are on Time
ADDitude parents came up with some creative ways to teach their kids time management.
No-Shout, No-Tears Discipline
Spanking and yelling don't help kids with ADHD learn better behavior — so try these calm, collected discipline strategies for hypersensitive kids.
A Lightbulb Moment
How many trips to the bathroom does it take for an ADHD kid to switch off a light bulb?
Speak the Truth
Here are 21 statements that many people are absolutely sure are true about ADHD and the medications used to treat it, but aren't.
We asked: Have you requested any accommodations at work — and have they helped? Here's what you said.
The Amen Approach to ADD
Dr. Daniel Amen, author of Healing ADD, sits down with ADDitude to talk about diagnosing ADHD, his controversial use of SPECT scanning, and the "seven types of ADD."
Ask the Experts
For every obstacle there's some type of solution. So if you have ADHD, it becomes your passion point to find ways to deal with it.
It’s About Time
Stay on task and on time. Impossible, you say? Not with these apps.
Fight Back With Food
What you eat determines how effectively your brain operates. Here are the 12 food suggestions that your or your child should follow every day.
The more time and effort you invest in physical activity, the better you will manage your ADHD symptoms.
The Mind-Body Correction
A new program uses video games and physical exercise to pump up the brain and tone down ADHD symptoms.
For many experts in ADHD, using natural treatments in addition to medication is a sound, reasonable approach, provided the treatment is safe and legal.
The author fought her brain battles on two fronts — ADHD and depression — and found ways to win the war.