DEBORAH CARPENTER is a Boston-based freelance writer who specializes in women's and parenting topics. She is the mother of two and is the daughter of an ADD mother.
Never Punish a Child for Behavior Outside His Control
Make ADHD the enemy; not your child. Catch your child being good every day. Stop... more »
Silencing Skeptics: The Truth About ADHD and LD
What is ADHD? Does medication really help? Can adults have ADD? Learn to clear up... more »
"What's Wrong with My Child?"
The answer to this question is more nuanced and complicated than most parents expect. Why?... more »
Tools & Checklists
What Are the Symptoms of ADHD?
The nine symptoms that suggest inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity... more »
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