October - November 2006
How to connect with other parents of children with ADD to share best practices, helpful tips, and emotional support.
Study Smarter with ADHD: Homework Help for Students of All Ages
Homework help for children with ADHD. How to take good class notes, read to comprehend, and plan a test-review schedule.
Visualization Boosts Confidence
How students can use visualization techniques to improve test scores.
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Parenting ADHD Children
Helping Tweens Succeed
Whether your attention deficit tween is acting up in school, starting to run with the wrong crowd, or trying to exert more control over his life, the years between early childhood and adolescence can be turbulent. How parents can avoid and resolve conflicts.
The Power of Make-Believe
Role-playing gives our children a way to practice the skills they need to get along with others. Even bullies.
Using Behavior Therapy with Your Child
Behavior therapy works for children with ADHD if parents set specific rules for behavior, and enforce them consistently with both positive and negative consequences. Use these seven strategies to get started on the road to stronger self control – today!
Ready to Fly
Rory Manson shocked everyone when she decided to leave her small private academy to attend a big public high school. But it was the right choice.
Now I Understand
I didn’t want to believe that my son’s careless mistakes and lively personality meant ADD. Then I realized that he wasn’t the only one in the family with the diagnosis.
Boyfriends—Who Needs ’Em?
Boyfriends can be more trouble than they’re worth. For now, I've got my hands full caring for an escape-artist cat.
Looking for Work
Job interviews are tough for someone who has trouble remembering to wear matching socks. But I’m getting there.
It’s About Time
With this time-management system, you’ll turn your stagnant to-do list into a daily action plan. Get ready to start reaching important goals!
When kids have sleep problems, so do their parents. Here’s how to make sure everyone in the house gets enough ZZZZs.
Day-Planner or PDA?
Need organization help? Follow our checklist to choose the right handheld organizer solution for adults and children with ADHD.
Here’s What Works For Me...
The best solutions for daily parenting dilemmas come from moms and dads who have been there, done that. Here, ADD support-group participants from around the country share their ideas.
Pills Don’t Teach Skills
Medication helps many kids with ADHD, but research shows that meds work best when paired with alternative treatments like behavior therapy. Learn how to start using ADHD therapy at home.
Why So Sad?
Depression is nearly three times more prevalent among adults with ADHD. Here, Dr. Sherman explains what links the two conditions, and how to differentiate symptoms.
Support Groups 101
Would you benefit from joining a parent support group? Where and how can you find one? What will be expected of you? Read on...