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The Experts
Can Brain Training Improve ADHD Symptoms?
Does brain training help with ADHD symptoms? Some studies suggest that it improves focus and working memory in... more »

Life in the Fast Brain
"You’re Not ADD (Part 3): You’re Artistic"
The ADHD brain is disorganized by nature. Any structure I've imposed on mine has come through my creativity... Creativity: impulsivity gone right »

Success at School
Enter to Win a BrainBeat System
Enter to win BrainBeat -- a fun, interactive training program to help improve focus and concentration in ADHD... more »

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No More Piles!
13 rules for conquering clutter

Witching Hour
Stop the afternoon meltdowns

31 Myths to Dispel
Honoring ADHD Awareness Month

Free Webinar
Strategies for better behavior at school

Tools and Checklists

ADHD AWARENESS MONTH
Get the Facts
Resources to help you advocate for ADHD this October. More ►

IS IT ADHD?
ADD in Women
Do your symptoms of depression, anxiety, or forgetfulness point to ADHD?
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THE ADHD DIET
Fight ADHD with Food
The high-protein, low-sugar, no-additive diet for ADHD kids. More ►

ADHD AT SCHOOL
IEP/504 Guide
Our step-by-step guide for setting up an IEP or 504 Plan for your child.
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ADHD TREATMENT
Treat ADHD Naturally
Non-drug therapies from fish oil and zinc, to brain training and behavior therapy. Learn more ►

DISCIPLINE STRATEGIES
Oppositional and Defiant
Why typical discipline doesn’t work, and parenting tactics do.
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SLEEP PROBLEMS
Why She Won’t Sleep
And what you can do about it. Learn more ►

HOMEWORK HELP
End the Homework Wars
Secrets to finishing assignments faster and with less frustration.
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INSIDE THE ADHD BRAIN
Why We Act the Way We Do
Why ADHD adults hyperfocus, obsess, doubt our abilities, and more. Learn more ►

ADHD TEENS
High School Survival Guide
Help your teen grow more independent, self-sufficient, and trustworthy.
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ADULT ADHD
8 Most ADHD-Friendly Jobs
Careers that capitalize on your creativity, energy, problem-solving skills, and more. More ►

ADHD PARENTING
Discipline Dos and Don'ts
Encourage good behavior — no nagging required! Learn more ►

ADHD TREATMENT
ADHD Meds, Explained
Insider tips to get the most from ADHD meds. View slideshow ►

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    Many children with ADD and ADHD also develop oppositional defiant disorder. Here’s what parents need to know about... more »

    Adult ADHD

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    InventiveLabs, an innovative new "career lab," is offering real-world education, training, and life coaching to young adults with... more »

    Parenting ADHD Children

    "Yes, You Can!" Building Confidence in Your Child

    Our kids get corrected so often that they may start to feel defeated. Recognize your child's strengths and... Too downtrodden to try »

    ADHD Treatment

    FAQ About ADHD Medications

    Everything you need to know about taking an ADHD medication — from dosage and possible risks to timing... more »

    School & Learning Disabilities

    ADHD in School: Finding the Right Learning Environment for Your Child

    Essential questions for parents who are seeking the best learning environment for a child with ADHD or learning... more »

    ADHD Symptoms & Diagnosis

    Learn About ADHD: Focus on Hyperfocus

    The truth about hyperfocus -- a common symptom that explains why many children and adults with ADHD can... more »

    Adult ADHD

    Secrets of the ADHD Brain

    Most people are neurologically equipped to determine what's important and get motivated to do it, even when it... We're bright but inconsistent »

    Parenting ADHD Children

    Keeping Your Cool When They're Acting Up

    If you blow up when your child melts down, take a page from these parents' books. They found... Must…not…explode! »

    ADHD Treatment

    ADHD Medications List and Guide

    Confused about which ADHD medication is right for you? Read on as our expert explains the dosing and... ADHD medications list»

    School & Learning Disabilities

    ADHD Schooling: The Best Education for Your Child

    My daughter, Katie, was bullied in public school because of her ADD/ADHD and Asperger's syndrome. Finding the right... Selecting a school for your ADHD child»

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