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Being easily distracted and impulsive can make it difficult to stick to any sort of project — weight loss and/or exercise included. I raise my glass (of water) and wish all of us a happier and healthier new year!

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Tools and Checklists

DIAGNOSIS
Is It ADHD?
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DISCIPLINE STRATEGIES
Oppositional and Defiant
Why typical discipline doesn’t work. More ►

SCHOOLWORK
Homework Help
Secrets to finishing faster and with less frustration. More ►

SUMMER CAMP
'15 Camp Guide
How to find the best summer program for your child. More ►

THE ADHD DIET
Fight ADHD with Food
The high-protein, low-sugar, no-additive diet for ADHD. More ►

IS IT ADHD?
ADD in Women
Do your symptoms of depression or anxiety point to ADD?
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ADHD PARENTING
When Regular Discipline Fails
Tired of nagging and yelling? There is a better way. Learn more ►

RELATED CONDITIONS
Sensory Processing
Is your child sensitive to sounds, touch or taste? What you need to know. More ►

SLEEP PROBLEMS
Why She Won’t Sleep
And what you can do about it. Learn more ►

ADHD TREATMENT
Kids' Natural Therapies
From fish oil and zinc, to brain training and behavior therapy. More ►

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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ADHD TREATMENT
ADHD Meds, Explained
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