Be Our Guest

Never Underestimate the Power of a Well-Timed Hug...
...and other parenting lessons I’ve learned the hard way. Save yourself the tears, screams, and slammed doors — consider trying these 8 strategiesfor parenting children with ADHD this week, and see what happens.
more...

ADHD News Feed

Diabetes Medication During Pregnancy May Be Linked to ADHD
Anti-diabetic medications like insulin are often used to treat type II or gestational diabetes in people who are pregnant — but new research indicates that this might be linked to an increased risk of attention deficit disorder in the child.
more...

ADHD News Feed

New Research: 60 Percent of Children with ADHD Will Experience Symptoms as Adults
New data from a long-term longitudinal study shows that a majority of children with ADHD will continue to experience ADHD symptoms in adulthood, putting to rest the notion that most patients "grow out of" this disorder.
more...

ADHD News Feed

Internet Addiction May Indicate Other Mental Health Problems
Adults who spend an unhealthy amount of time online are more likely to demonstrate symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other mental-health conditions, a new research study suggests.
more...

Speak Up, Please

We Owe a Lot to the “Dean of ADHD”
Dr. Paul H. Wender was the most visible believer in a mental health condition that many people said wasn’t real.
more...

ADHD News Feed

The Anti-Clique, Anti-Bullying App That Solves a Big Daily Problem
For any child who struggles to make friends, the cafeteria can be anxiety inducing. Now, a teen who once endured middle-school bullying and lunchtime rejection has created “Sit With Us,” an app to make meeting new friends easier.
more...

Mom Is the Word

My Daughter Has Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, ADHD, Anxiety, and SPD—and She Feels Just Fine
Lee no longer apologizes for her disorders, nor is she embarrassed by them.
more...

ADHD News Feed

In Young Children, Suicide is More Often Linked to ADHD Than to Depression
ADHD — not depression — is the most common diagnosis for young children between the ages of 5 and 11 who commit suicide, a new study finds.
more...

ADHD Videos

What Does ADHD Feel Like to You?
In this fun video, children with ADHD describe what it feels like living in their distracted, speedy, and creative brains.
more...

Boy Without Instructions

Chin Up, Moms! Things Can Really Change for the Better!
I never thought that some of my son’s sleepover struggles would just —poof—disappear. But they did.
more...

ADHD News Feed

“Having ADHD and Taking Medicine for It is Nothing to Be Ashamed Of”
Simone Biles, America’s sweetheart and recent winner of 5 Olympic medals in gymnastics, publicly addressed her ADHD this week after hackers exposed the 19 year old’s private medical information. And her response was loud and clear: ADHD is “nothing to be ashamed of.”
more...

All Together ADHD

How Homeschooling Saved My Smart, Curious Son
I didn’t want Blaise to lose his wonderful passions when he was shamed in public school for things he can’t control.
more...

ADHD Dad Blog

It Takes a Village for ADHDers to Make It
We ADHDers are part of a great community, so let’s support each other and move forward together.
more...

Be Our Guest

5 Tips for Getting Focused When You Have ADHD
Anyone diagnosed with ADHD as a child (or as an adult, for that matter) will tell you this: ADHD interferes with life on a daily — if not hourly, minute-ly — basis. It happens at school, at work, at home, and in social settings. For many, it begins in childhood, but ADHD affects both children and adults. Early treatment is key to the effective management of emotions, relationships, tasks, and life.
more...

Success at School

Huntington Learning Center Contest Rules
Rules for ADDitude magazine's Huntington Learning Center contest from September 12 - October 2, 2016.
more...

Success at School

Huntington Learning Center Contest
Enter to win one of two Huntington Learning Center prizes — an academic evaluation, plus 3 hours of instruction — a $400+ value!
more...

Success at School

Dear ADDitude: How Can I Help My Child Stop Avoiding Tough Assignments?
"My son avoids assignments when he doesn't understand the requirements or thinks they are too difficult. He has started lying about upcoming work and tests, avoiding what is overwhelming to him. What can we do?"
more...

Be Our Guest

How I Bring Out My Kids’ Inner Student
I use a strengths-based approach in the classroom, and I look for ways to tell my students, “Man, I am so lucky to have you as a student!”
more...

ADDitude Webinars

How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Unlocks Positivity and Productivity for Adults with ADHD
Replay this free expert webinar with J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D., and download the expert slides.
more...

ADHD Videos

You Down with ADD? So Is This Family!
YouTube’s favorite viral family is at it again with a video explaining the ups and downs of living with ADHD (and loving someone who has it).
more...

ADHD News Feed

iPad Play Could Help Identify Signs of Autism
New research finds differences in the way young children with autism moves their hands while touching, swiping, and interacting with iPad games. This finding could be used to develop new early-detection tools.
more...

ADHD News Feed

Teens with Bipolar Disorder at Greater Risk for Drug Abuse
Though bipolar disorder in teens is not yet fully understood, a new study points towards an increased risk for substance abuse problems by the time teenagers with the condition reach adulthood.
more...

Be Our Guest

Advice from an ADHD Teen
Classmates can be a drag when you have ADHD, but I’ve learned how to deal with their words.
more...

Be Our Guest

The Attention Deficit Trap
A dysfunctional wife, mother, and writer, who occasionally puts her keys in the refrigerator, is hijacked by her ADD.
more...

ADDitude Webinars

College Standouts: How to Empower Your Teen with ADHD/LD to Succeed on Campus
Replay this free expert webinar with Theresa Maitland, Ph.D., and download the expert slides.
more...

 
 
Copyright © 1998 - 2016 New Hope Media LLC. All rights reserved. Your use of this site is governed by our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
ADDitude does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. The material on this web site is provided for educational purposes only. See additional information.
New Hope Media, 108 West 39th Street, Suite 805, New York, NY 10018