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Archives: December 2012
posted: Friday December 28th - 3:22pm
Time to Come Out?
My husband was diagnosed with ADHD five years ago and has kept quiet about it. Our teens know, but I feel closed off from the support I could get from friends and family if we let them in on the secret. What should I do?
posted: Thursday December 27th - 10:31am
School Accommodations: Extended Test Time Explained
I've heard about kids with ADHD or learning disabilities getting extra time on tests. Does the extra time make them miss classwork?
posted: Wednesday December 26th - 8:13am
My living room is beyond rescue. The clutter has built up for three months, and I don’t know where to start. How should I begin when I am overwhelmed?
posted: Friday December 21st - 9:47am
Why Don’t I Want to Get Organized?
"I take ADHD medication, and it has helped me focus at work and at home. But it hasn’t helped with my motivation. I still don’t want to clean up or get organized or be on time for appointments. Why don’t meds improve my motivation?"
posted: Thursday December 20th - 8:29am
"He Won't Accept His ADHD"
My husband won't seek counseling or take meds for his ADHD, even though two of our kids have been diagnosed with the condition. His forgetfulness, procrastination, and inability to keep promises to our children upsets all of us. Help!
posted: Monday December 3rd - 9:40am« The Experts's blog
Help for My Perfectionist Daughter
My teenage daughter has ADHD, and she is a perfectionist. She feels that she never does a good enough job, and holds everyone in her life to impossibly high standards. How can I help her?
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