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ADDitude Spring 2012: ADHD Camp & School Guide

Spring 2012: Camp & School Special
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Success At School
His Right to Recess: ADHD Kids Should Never Lose Play!

When teachers take away recess for poor classroom behavior or late work, they hurt not only their ADHD students 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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Features
Build His Strengths, Shrink His Weaknesses

After an ADHD diagnosis, a child shouldn't feel down and out. He should be thinking, "Look out, world, here I come."

Medicate My 4-Year-Old?!

Experts say the earlier, the better. Many parents are not sure.

Camp Success

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.

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.

Teach Kids to Do for Themselves

Take a step back to help your child move forward.

When the Clock Strikes Three

How to defuse the fallout when your child gets home from school.

Like the Teen You Love

Get through to him when he tunes you out.

Shorter Days, Please

It's 3PM, and this parent of an ADHD child is ready to turn in.

Clutter Cures

In the end, I did it my way.

ADHD Adults
Say What?

If you can’t help blurting things, you can at least control what you say.

“You know your spouse has ADHD when...”

Inspiration from ADDitude readers

Your Just Desserts

Why you should never settle for second best.

Neat Tricks

These get-organized "games" will keep you on top of things without getting bored.

ADHD Treatment
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.

Heading to Campus?

College prep could make the difference between passing and failing.

Take the Reins from Your ADD

A little horseplay may help children and adults manage their symptoms.

Hyperfocus
Homework Helpers

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.

News on Green Therapy

New study finds that nature works its magic.

4 Smart ADD Apps

Use your BlackBerry or Android to get things done, manage symptoms, and pay bills on time.

 
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