Success at School

SOAR Learning & Soft Skills App Contest Rules
Rules for ADDitude magazine's SOAR Learning & Soft Skills App contest from August 29 - September 11, 2016.
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Success at School

Enter to Win a SOAR Learning & Soft Skills App
Enter to win one of two SOAR Learning & Soft Skills Apps — with interactive content, games, quizzes, and more, designed to teach study skills at home — a $124.99 value!
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Family Guy

Did You Diagnose Yourself with ADHD? Don’t Stop There!
The epiphany of realizing you have attention deficit is useless if it doesn’t result in an action plan to treat it.
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ADDitude Webinars

Comeback Kids: Building Resilience in Students with ADHD
On Thursday, September 29th, at 1 pm ET, join us for a free expert webinar with Anna Vagin, Ph.D.
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ADDitude Webinars

Your ADHD Back-to-School Nutrition and Exercise Plan
On Thursday, September 8th, at 1 pm ET, join us for a free expert webinar with Laura J. Stevens, M.S.
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Executive Dysfunction

Now That I’m Organized, I Realize I’m Happier in Chaos
I’m not sorry that my house is clean. I just need time to adjust to a life where chaos isn’t conducting the orchestra.
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Success at School

More Movement, More Learning
Teachers are using new interactive online lessons that introduce movement into their students’ daily routines to help them learn.
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Boy Without Instructions

How to Be Heard Loud and Clear at School Meetings
Two documents will absolutely tip the scales in your child’s favor in IEP and 504 Plan get-togethers.
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Executive Dysfunction

What’s Your Bag?
I store loads of stuff in bags, forget what’s in there, only to be surprised when I finally look inside.
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ADHD News Feed

Department of Education Issues Letter Demanding Schools Support Students with ADHD
The Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) sent a letter telling noncompliant schools — in no uncertain terms — that it is a violation of the law to fail to provide proper support for students with ADHD.
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Mom Is the Word

My Teen Daughter Finds Her Tribe
As with birds of a feather, ADHDers flock together.
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ADHD Videos

An Afternoon Inside My Brain
"Wake up." "Concentrate." "Get recipe" "Hyperfocus, activated." Experience the competing thoughts flashing through ADDitude reader Sanne Gault's mind as she tries to read, cook, eat, and live — with and without her ADHD medication.
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ADHD News Feed

College Students Who Abuse Stimulants Might Be At Higher Risk for Conduct Disorder, Substance Abuse, and ADHD
People who abuse stimulant medications used to treat ADHD might not just be looking for a quick high, a new study finds — they may actually have psychiatric difficulties like conduct disorder, substance abuse disorder, or undiagnosed ADHD.
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Be Our Guest

Getting My Son (and Myself) Ready for Kindergarten
I‘ve dreaded it for 6 years. And now it is happening. My baby is going to school. And I think he’s more ready that I’ll ever be for what comes next.
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ADHD News Feed

Unhealthy Prenatal Diet Linked to Increased Risk of ADHD
More than 40 percent of children with conduct disorder also have ADHD. New research suggests that a mother’s high-sugar, high-fat diet during pregnancy could increase the odds of her child having conduct disorder.
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ADHD News Feed

Almost Half of Women with ADHD Have Considered Suicide, A New Study Finds
Young women with ADHD are much more likely to have serious mental and physical health problems than their neurotypical peers, according to new research from Canada.
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Be Our Guest

Invisible Ink
My kids’ unique abilities (and challenges) slip by unnoticed most of the time. Their special needs are invisible, but that makes them no less serious — or real. And it makes me no less determined to celebrate their victories and share their gifts with the world.
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ADDitude Webinars

Emotional Distress Syndrome and the ADHD Brain
~*This webinar has been postponed*~ On Wednesday, August 31st, at 1 pm ET, join us for a free expert webinar with James Ochoa, LPC.
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Family Guy

The Heat Is On, and My ADHD Brain Is Melting
I locked my daughter and I out of the car, it was still running, and it was 100°F.
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Be Our Guest

My Twice-Exceptional Son Isn’t a Problem to Be Fixed
As his mom, it had taken me a long time to get that, and I wanted my son to get that, too.
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Executive Dysfunction

Forget Meditation: Simplifying My Life Is the Best Way of Reducing ADHD Stress
My family and home are my number one priorities now, so I have eradicated every other obligation that isn’t necessary from my life.
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Success at School

Enter to Win Play Attention!
Enter to win a Play Attention learning system — the focus-building technology worth $1,795.
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Success at School

Play Attention Contest Rules
Rules for ADDitude magazine's Play Attention contest from August 15-28, 2016.
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Be Our Guest

Why I’m Not Excited About My Child Going Back to School
Other kids may be happy about starting the new school year, but my daughter with ADHD cries every day as she sees the X’s on our calendar getting closer to her first day of school.
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Be Our Guest

10 Back-to-School Promises from a Very Cool Teacher
It would be great if all of our kids had a teacher like this one.
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