This new ADDitude booklet contains everything you need to know about attention deficit: ADHD symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for children and adults just diagnosed.
Your child was just diagnosed with attention deficit. Or maybe you've just learned that - after all these years - you have adult ADHD.
Either way, you probably have many questions about ADD: How long does it take to feel different once you start medication? Why does your child find it difficult to fall asleep? How can you best manage symptoms.
And ADDitude's first annual ADHD 101 Resource Guide has answers.
ADHD 101 provides the latest information about getting an accurate ADHD diagnosis and the important steps you need to take afterward. Preschoolers, elementary school children, kids with ADD and learning disabilities, adults, women and girls — all have their own issues and challenges that are addressed in detail.
The report contains six sections in all, each full of information, advice, and tips that will help you and your child make the right moves during and after diagnosis.
What can you expect if and when you take ADHD medication? What about non-drug therapies, like omega-3 fatty acids, nutrition, and working memory training — do they work? And behavior therapy — how can you use it to encourage good behavior in your child? We spell out the efficacy of each treatment.
Many adults opt for ADHD coaching or cognitive behavioral therapy to help them overcome unproductive habits, like forgetfulness or being late. Will these approaches work for you?
Finally, if you’re looking for a doctor, coach, counselor, camp, or school, the guide has an extended directory of listings that will put you in touch with top professionals. Bottom line: If you’ve been diagnosed with ADHD, you have all the help you need to lead a productive life.
Learn more about ADHD 101 now!