Spring 2013: The Discipline Issue
Tablets for Teaching
For reinforcing classroom learning, iPads and other tablet computers work wonders for ADHD students.
A Simple Plan for Student Planners
Kids with attention deficit may resist getting organized with a student planner — but our expert tips for using this tool will help even low-key learners.
Parents Speak: Accommodations That Worked for Us
You advocate and work with school to get services for your child — but are you choosing the right ones? ADDitude readers tell us which accommodations made a difference for their child.
Get Students in the Game
Every class has inattentive students — so engage them with these fun strategies for making kids more responsive.
This Teacher Puts Students in the Saddle
Mary Sharp's background in equine therapy has taught her the value of letting special-needs students hold the reins.
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Parenting ADHD Children
Better Birthday Parties
Tips for helping your ADHD child enjoy the fun and games.
On Their Best Behavior
Three no-punishment strategies for changing the way your child behaves.
Master Everyday Stuff
An occupational therapist is a jack-of-all-trades for busy parents who are raising a child with ADHD.
"When Can I Go Back, Mom?"
Three sets of parents signed their kids up for ADHD summer camp and found that they came home smarter, more confident, and happier.
"Why So Anxious?"
Parents should be on the lookout for signs of anxiety in their teen daughters.
Your High-School Survival Guide
Don't let friends, teachers, and adults put you in an ADHD box.
My Theory of Relativity
Hold on to the good stuff--tightly.
More Love, Less Shout
My son can't help his behaviors, so I don't punish him for them.
Parent-to-Parent: "How do you explain ADHD to your child?"
The more kids understand about their diagnosis, the better they can manage their symptoms. Here are some explanations to help your child move toward that goal.
I Took Charge of My Brain
Procrastination has its downside. Here's how I overcame it.
Adult-to-Adult: "How has ADHD affected your relationships?"
Getting diagnosed with ADHD is usually a relief for the person herself, and for those around her. Our readers share the good and the bad about ADHD's effect on family and friends.
Don't Let Your ADHD Get You Down
Expert strategies for getting unstuck when you're in an ADHD rut.
Your Turn: "My proudest moment as an ADDer is..."
When Procrastination Is OK
How to get things done when you finally find your focus.
Your Digital Brain
Need a new career? Go high-tech.
Are You Sure It's ADHD?
How to know whether your child really has the condition.
Your Turn: "What are your strategies for dealing with anxiety?"
Managing ADHD symptoms is challenging. Anxiety makes the task more difficult. Our readers give their prescriptions for cooling it when worry overtakes them.
In Their Words
ADDers sound off on family, work, life.
Gadgets You Can Wear
High- and low-tech items to manage symptoms.
The Anger Games
Stop the madness--and the arguing and blowups--with these strategies for ODD.
Meds, Meds, Meds
You asked questions about medication. Dr. William Dodson, an expert who has been treating ADHD for 20 years, answered them.