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ADDitude Summer 2010: ADHD Relationship Advice

Summer 2010: ADHD Relationship Advice
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Success At School
Summer Reading Program to Boost Comprehension Skills

Help your ADD/ADHD child or LD student retain what she's learned during the school year with this guide to fun, free, and effective summer reading programs.

Classroom Accommodations for Math Learning Disabilities

Seven study strategies for helping students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) and learning disabilities (LD) master all kinds of math problems.

Adult Education for ADD and LD Students

Going back to school? Stack the deck in your favor with these 10 learning tools designed to help ADD and LD adults.

An ADHD Special Ed Teacher's Best Advice

How this educator helps students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), while inspiring their parents.

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Features
Divorce, ADHD Style

ADHD doesn't destroy marriages. People do.

ADHD Voices: Reality Knocks

After a diagnosis of ADD/ADHD and post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as depression, author Bryan Hutchinson could have shut the door on life. He didn't. He opened his eyes to what he calls “the brilliant reality of ADHD.”

"How I Got My Groove Back"

My husband shares his top 10 tips for putting the brakes on the ADD/ADHD roller coaster.

Coping Couples

With adult ADD, all you need to make a marriage or partnership last is love, right? Wrong. You also need these relationship tools.

Parenting ADHD Children
When Your Child Pushes Back

Team up with your preteen to prevent power struggles.

Saving Summer

Combine fun and structure to give ADHD children the best summer ever. Parents and experts reveal how to boost smarts and avoid boredom during the lazy days of summer.

Sleep Aids

Better sleep leads to better control of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) symptoms in children.

Rise and Shine!

One 11-year-old won’t be held down by her ADD/ADHD -- and neither will her parents.

Just One Lick

As a teenager with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), Madison Taylor discovered that volunteering -- specifically rescuing and working with greyhound dogs -- helped her cope with and manage her symptoms.

ADHD Adults
5 Office Stress-Busters

Can't relax on the job? Here are five simple relaxation techniques adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) -- or other overworked employees -- can try for relief. No need to get up from your desk!

Asset Management

An educator with attention deficit shares his journey from from late-in-life diagnosis to career success.

"I'm finally saving money, thanks to..."

Adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) share their best money-saving, budgeting, and financial-planning advice.

Take the Wheel

Let excuses take a backseat -- getting behind the wheel and in charge of your attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) will help you manage symptoms and live a better life. Here's how.

Reach for Your Stars!

Take a cue from these middle-aged women living with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) -- don't let symptoms like disorganization, forgetfulness, and low self-esteem keep you from making your dreams a reality.

A Pound at a Time

A weight-loss guide to help adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) quit impulsive and compulsive overeating. To lose the weight, you will need to change the way your brain thinks about food. No dieting necessary!

ADHD Treatment
ADDitude Asked: When did you realize you had ADHD, and how did you treat it?

ADDitude readers share the moment they knew they had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD).

All in the Family

What's the key to raising a happy, well-adjusted ADHD family? According to expert Larry Silver, M.D., it's supporting — and celebrating — each other through the challenges of attention deficit.

I Hope My Son Makes the Cut

A family celebration makes me wonder if the world will ever accept and appreciate my ADHD son the way I do.

ADD Like You

A doctor who both has and treats patients with ADD/ADHD considers the effects of his personal diagnosis on his attention-deficit patients.

Showdown with ADHD

Setting goals and finishing long-term projects can get stalled when the planning isn't right. Keeping a journal can help identify where obstacles start and productivity ends.

Hyperfocus
In Their Words: Patrick McKenna

Patrick McKenna, an award-winning actor and comedian, reflects on juggling family, work, and life with ADHD.

 
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