Today on ADDitude
  1. 7 Myths About ADHD... Debunked!
  2. Common Questions About ADHD... And Expert Answers!
  3. Spread The Truth About ADHD
  4. Hair Pulling! Skin Picking! Nail Biting! Oh, My!
  5. Who Can Diagnose ADHD?
Parents' Essays

More ADHD eBooks

My son couldn't yet speak many words, but he was telling me plenty with his behavior. Who wants to sit in a circle and watch other kids sing songs when there's running to be done? And who wants to force a kid to sit in a circle?

Liz Fuller, a mother with ADHD

ADHD Videos
His Mom Must Be So Proud
11-year-old Rice has ADHD. He loses things. And struggles to maintain focus. And feels left out on the... more »

Mom Is the Word
Taming Transitions: How Zoning Out Helps My Daughter Be All-In
Taking a moment to process the sounds, sights, and smells of a new environment puts things in calm... more »

ADDitude Webinars
Born This Way: Building a Healthy Relationship with Your Adult ADHD
Replay this free ADHD Awareness webinar with Emily Anhalt, Psy.D., and download the expert slides... more »


Our Top Picks

It's October!
Your guide to ADHD Awareness Month!

Anxiety Disorder
Required reading for anyone with ADHD

A Calmer House
No-shout, no-tears discipline secrets

Vitamins for ADHD brain health

Webinar Replay
Learning to love ADHD (& yourself)

Tools and Checklists

A symptom checklist for children. More ►

Oppositional and Defiant
Why typical discipline doesn’t work. More ►

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

The Ultimate School Guide
Accommodations, organization, homework, and much more. More ►

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

ADD in Women
Do your symptoms of depression or anxiety point to ADD?
Find out ►

When Regular Discipline Fails
Tired of nagging and yelling? There is a better way. Learn more ►

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

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

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

Why We Act the Way We Do
Why ADHD adults hyperfocus, obsess, doubt our abilities, and more. Learn more ►

High School Survival Guide
Help your teen grow more independent, self-sufficient, and trustworthy.
Learn more ►

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

  • more resource guides »
  • more slideshows »
  • more quizzes »
  • more free downloads »

  • ADHD Symptoms & Diagnosis

    My Child's Doctor Got It Wrong

    I was sure my son had ADHD — until I found out, much later, that he didn't. Here's... It looked like ADHD, but… »

    Adult ADHD

    ADHD Coping Strategies You Haven't Tried

    These 80 reader-tested ADHD coping strategies — high tech and low tech — might seem eccentric at first,... more »

    Parenting ADHD Children

    Beyond Naughty: Dealing with Oppositional Defiant Disorder

    40% of children with ADHD also develop oppositional defiant disorder, a condition marked by chronic aggression, frequent outbursts,... more »

    ADHD Treatment

    The Sugar Wars: How Diet Impacts ADHD Symptoms

    Simple changes in diet — like cutting back on sugary snacks — could bring out the sweeter side... more »

    School & Learning Disabilities

    Turning It In Should Be the Easy Part of Homework, Right?

    Even when they complete their homework, students with ADHD don't always remember to turn in assignments on time... more »

    ADHD Symptoms & Diagnosis

    "That Explains Everything!" Discovering My ADHD in Adulthood

    "Many women may cruise along until, as in my case, things start to fall apart. The unraveling often... more »

    Adult ADHD

    ADHD Fatigue Is a Real (Exhausting) Thing

    ADHD is mentally, emotionally, and physically draining. When you feel thoroughly worn out by tough symptoms, recharge with... more »

    Parenting ADHD Children

    10 Educational Toys We Love

    Learning can, indeed, be super fun. Check out these 10 ADHD-friendly toys — gifts to help your child... ADHD-friendly toys»

    ADHD Treatment

    Music Therapy: Sound Medicine for ADHD

    Parents, take note: music therapy builds better focus, self-control, and social skills in kids with ADHD. Plus, you... Tuned-in treatment »

    School & Learning Disabilities

    Unlocking the Potential of Gifted Kids with ADHD

    ADHD and intelligence are uncorrelated. Yet so many of our kids score off the charts on IQ tests... When ADHD children are gifted students»

    >> Join ADDConnect to participate in these discussions and more...