Terry Matlen, MSW, ACSW, is a psychotherapist and consultant specializing in adults with ADHD. She is director of addconsults.com and the author of Survival Tips for Women with AD/HD: Beyond Piles, Palms and Post-its. She lives in Birmingham, Michigan.
You're Accepted! Helping Your ADHD Teen Get Into College
Four ways for your ADHD teen to dramatically increase her odds of getting into college... more »
My Best ADHD Parenting Strategies
An ADHD mother shares what worked for her in parenting attention deficit kids... more »
What Ever Happened to Rise and Shine?
If your family is living with attention deficit disorder, then chances are your school-day mornings... End morning chaos
Tame the ADHD Witching Hour: After-School Survival Strategies
Does your ADHD child return home from school mentally exhausted, physically edgy, and starving --... Protein, play, and routine »
Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Sticky!
Melting down from overload or scrambling for stimulation: many kids with attention deficit also suffer... Making sense of the senses »
Do You Resent Your ADHD Teen?
Guilt, anger, and grief are natural responses to raising a child with special needs. Take... Grieving the loss of your "ideal" child »
Sideline Side Effects for Your ADHD Child
Medication may relieve your child's most troubling symptoms, but it can present new difficulties: side... Ease appetite, sleep, mood problems »
The Expert of Everyday Stuff
Who can help ADHD kids master the business of day-to-day life? The occupational therapist: a... Skillbuilder for hire »
Overcoming Parenting Challenges as an ADHD Adult
Eight strategies for staying sane -- and even enjoying yourself -- as a parent with... Parenting tips for ADD adults»
The Smartphone Solution: How to Organize Your ADHD Life
Sixteen creative ways a smartphone or personal data assistant can keep ADHD adults on track... more »
Special Needs Babysitting: Find the Right Babysitter for Your Child
Find a caretaker who will click with your child with ADD/ADHD or other special needs... Special needs babysitting»
Teaching ADHD Students: One Teacher's Success Story
Special-education teacher Brenda Hallgren never gives up on teaching her students with attention deficit hyperactivity... Teaching strategies for ADHD»
Don’t Yell at My ADHD Son!
"My friend yelled at my four-year-old son. Don't yell at my kid. That's my job... You're right to feel angry »
Peanut Butter, Playdates & Prozac
A funny-because-it's-true account of modern motherhood... more »
Straight Talk about Psychological Testing for Kids
What you must know about testing your child for ADHD and learning disabilities... more »
Easy to Love but Hard to Raise
Real Parents, Challenging Kids, True Stories... Read this book review »