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ADDitude's top ADD/ADHD experts answer readers' questions about parenting children with, and about adults living with, ADD/ADHD.« Recent Blog Posts
Archives: October 2011
posted: Sunday October 30th - 9:00am
Is He Outgrowing His ADHD Medication?
"My ADD/ADHD son's medication doesn't seem to be working as well," one parent of an ADD/ADHD child tells us. "Could he have outgrown its beneficial effects?"
posted: Wednesday October 19th - 3:04am
Never Enough Time: Following Through on Goals
"My biggest immediate problem is my desire to do certain things versus 'finding the time' and planning them into my life. The two biggest examples are writing, which I would like to do as a career, and exercising."
posted: Tuesday October 18th - 9:00am
ADHD Medications: Do They Help Improve School Performance, Grades?
"My daughter is 14 and is 'twice exceptional,'" one reader tells us. "However, she seems unmotivated to excel at school. Is this typical ADHD behavior, and can medication change it?"
posted: Friday October 14th - 7:00am
Can He Forgive My Rage? Should He?
"In the past year, I've had at least 8 angry outbursts at my husband that have gotten physical. Some were influenced by alcohol, others were simple fights that just got out of hand, sending me into emotional and physical rages. My husband initially found it in his heart to forgive me, but now he's built up a wall of resentment. I'm on ADHD medication now and can control my outbursts, but I'm concerned that if I do have another one it could end my marriage. How do I help my husband move past the resentment?"
posted: Tuesday October 11th - 9:00am
ADHD Impulsivity Is Ruining My Relationships!
"My partner and I were getting serious about each other. Then, one evening, I went home with a guy I met at a coffee shop. My partner ended the relationship. How can I be less impulsive with adult ADHD?"
posted: Tuesday October 4th - 9:00am« The Experts's blog
Drug Tests and ADHD Medications
"I was randomly drug-tested at my workplace, and I tested positive, because I take ADHD medications. I don’t want to disclose my condition to my boss, nor do I want him to think that I have a drug problem. What should I do?"
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