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Is It ADHD?
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DISCIPLINE STRATEGIES
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The high-protein, low-sugar, no-additive diet for ADHD. More ►

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When Regular Discipline Fails
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RELATED CONDITIONS
Sensory Processing
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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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    Depression, like hypersensitivity, is surprisingly common among ADD adults. Fortunately, there’s no need to suffer in silence... Depression...or ADHD?

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    Forget lectures. Tell a fun fable to help your child grasp important lessons on friendship... And they all lived socially ever after »

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    Foods and nutrients — such as complex carbs, fish oil, protein, and certain vitamins — could boost ADHD... Foods for ADHD»

    School & Learning Disabilities

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    You advocate and work with school to get services for your child — but are you choosing the... Real kids, effective fixes »

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