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Many ADHD children -- and their parents -- struggle with ADD/ADHD symptoms such as hyperactivity, behavior issues, disorganization, anger, and poor social skills. These will help your family regain control over these and other symptoms of attention deficit.
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The Upside of Downtime: Encouraging Creativity in ADHD Kids

If you encourage your child with ADHD to take a little alone time, you may be surprised —... more »

ADHD in children and oppositional defiant disorder often occur alongside, even in adults.

Parenting Your Child with Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is common among kids with ADHD — and regular discipline strategies don't always work... more »

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Be a Time Cop! Time Management Strategies for ADHD Teens

Bogged down with homework and extracurricular activities? Wes Crenshaw, Ph.D., offers his best time-management strategies for ADHD teens... more »

An ADHD child handling difficult emotions at school

“I’m Too Upset to Learn” — Handling Difficult Emotions at School

Sometimes, our children will be faced with difficult emotions at school — and be unsure of how to... more »

A middle-schooler on the verge of an ADHD meltdown

Defuse the Drama: How to Handle ADHD Meltdowns

As his hormones kick into high gear, your child's ADHD meltdowns may come on fast and furious. Here's... more »

How to tease-proof your ADHD child so she can develop social skills and make friends in school.

Tease-Proof Your Preteen with ADHD

Practicing social skills at home will make school a much friendlier place for your child with ADHD... more »

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An ADD-Free Weekend

A mom gets a rare, restorative break from the daily grind of attention deficit... Small, wonderful moments »

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