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About ADHD

ADHD Celebrities Poster: Famous People With ADD and LD
With this free poster, you'll be in the know on ADHD celebrities and how they manage ADD. ADHD celebrities...

7 Myths About AD/HD... Debunked!
Many people continue to harbor mistaken beliefs about ADD. Here's the truth. ADD Myths...

Kid ADHDisms
25 humorous signs of childhood attention deficit. You Know Your Kid Has ADHD When...

Snappy Comebacks to ADD Doubters
Powerful responses to common misconceptions about ADHD. Do They Doubt ADHD Exists?...
25 Humorous Signs of Adult ADD
ADD adults share these top 25 ADHDisms, highlighting the funny side to living with ADHD symptoms like forgetfulness, distraction, procrastination, and more! Funny Signs of Adult ADD...

25 Things to Love About ADD
Why you should be proud of your ADD. Benefits of ADD/ADHD...

The Many Faces of ADHD
Essays by ADHDers that explore the diversity and perspective of those diagnosed with the disorder. ADHD Awareness Month 2013...

Spread the Word About ADHD!
8 ways to spread the word that ADHD is a real medical disorder for 15 million Americans. ADHD Awareness...


ADHD Treatment

Alternative ADHD Treatments
Everything you need to know about non-drug treatments to improve ADHD symptoms. Alternative ADHD Treatment Guide...

How to Use ADHD Meds
Five rules for maximizing the benefits of ADHD medications. ADHD Med Guide...

Meds at School
How to manage your child's medication dosage and intake while he's at school. ADHD Pills at School...

5 All-Natural ADHD Supplements
These brain-boosting supplements may improve focus, attention, and alertness. Supplements and ADHD...

It's Not ADHD
Here's what you need to know to avoid a mistaken ADHD diagnosis. 3 common mistakes...

Could Your Child Have ADHD?
Do you see sign's of ADHD in your child? Learn about ADHD in children with this checklist of symptoms...
Anxiety Disorder: Symptoms & Treatment
Is ADHD causing your child's anxiety? Or could an anxiety disorder be to blame? Symptom and treatment information. Anxiety vs. ADHD...

Who Can Treat ADHD?
Comparing the benefits and drawbacks of working with a psychologist vs. psychiatrist vs. family doctor vs. neurologist vs. counselor vs. social worker. ADHD Treatment Overview...

Fish Oil 101
Expert information about the common dietary supplement that may sharpen focus in children and adults with ADHD. Fish Oil for ADHD...

5 Ways to Make ADHD Meds Work
Expert advice for fixing common ADHD medication problems. Tweaking Tips...


School & Learning Disabilities

How to Create An IEP/504 Plan
11 action steps and 40 great accommodations to address classroom challenges for ADHD kids.School Problems & Solutions...

Free Booklet: 9 Ways to Achieve Success at School
Our free back-to-school report for children with ADHD and learning disabilities. Back to School Done Right...

6 Steps to Success at School
How to work with teachers on academic accommodations for your child with ADHD or LD. Work With Teachers...

Getting the Most from Special-Ed Meetings
Keep things upbeat while working with teachers and school administrators on academic accommodations for your child with ADHD. Special Ed Advice...

Classroom Accommodations to Help Children with ADHD
A quick list of proven techniques for better serving ADHD students in the classroom. ADHD Accomodations That Work...

Talking With Teachers
How to start collaborating with your child's school even before classes begin. Before School Even Starts...

Homework Help
27 homework tips for ADHD children in the classroom and at home. Expert homework advice...

Letter to Your Child's Teacher
A sample letter for introducing your child to a new teacher. Introduce the Teacher to Your Child's ADHD...
Mid-Year Checkup Guide
8 ways to keep your ADHD student organized, motivated, and successful at school. Sustain Success at School...
Homework 101
Simple steps for creating an effective, enjoyable homework routine for your child. ADHD Homework Routines...

Battling Disorganization
How teachers and parents can help ADD students arrive better prepared for learning. More...

Managing Big School Projects
A 21-day plan to help you complete your first big research paper of the year. Timeline for Your ADHD Child's Resarch Project...

Choosing an Academic Program for Your Child
Many of the top ADHD/LD private schools offer academic programs during the summer. ADHD Summer Programs and More...

Reading Made Easy for ADHD/LD Students
Help your budding scholar get the most out of her reading time. Your ADHD/LD Child Will Love to Read...

Does Your Child Have a Learning Disability? Take This Self-Test
Find out if a learning disability might be causing your child's problems in school. Take This LD Self-Test...

Help for Writing Learning Disabilities
Students with ADHD often have creative ideas, but find it hard to get them out of their heads and onto paper. Here are ways a teacher can help. ADHD Students and Writing...


Parenting ADHD Children

ADHD Holiday Survival Guide
10 organization, planning, and relaxation tips designed to make this holiday season more jolly for the whole family. ADHD Holiday Survival...

The Babysitters' Guide to ADHD
Hire, educate, and keep childcare you can trust. Survival guide for ADHD babysitters...

Choosing a Summer Camp
Pose these questions to the director of each camp you're considering to decide which one is best for your child. ADHD Summer Camp Planner...

How to Cook Up an ADHD-Friendly Diet
How to beef up protein levels and omega-3 fatty acids while trimming sugar and chemicals from your family's diet. Meals for ADHD Children...
Sample Routine for ADHD Children
An hour-by-hour schedule to help ADHD children wake up happy, finish homework on time, and fall asleep faster. Daily Planner for ADHD Children...

Stop Driving Distracted: Safe Driving for ADD Teen Drivers
With this free ADD/ADHD printable resource you'll disover when medications cause distractions, as well as tools and gadgets to help distraced drivers avoid accidents. Stop Driving Distracted...


Adult ADHD

Get Organized with Adult ADD
10 easy ways to cut down on clutter, free up more time, stop losing keys, and feel better about life. Find Order, Save Time...

Adult ADD: Diagnosis Information
Are you unfocused? Easily distracted? Notoriously late? If you suspect that you have Adult ADD, follow these six tips before seeking an ADHD diagnosis. Adult ADHD Diagnosis Guide...

Holiday Organization Help for Adults with ADD
How to de-clutter, decorate and entertain this holiday season without losing your sanity. Prepare for Holidays...

ADHD Bill-Paying Made Easy
Set up this simple bill-paying system and watch your finances fall into place. ADHD Guide to Saving Money...

Adult ADHD Time-Saving Chart
A chart for tracking exactly where your time goes and how you can better utilize it. ADHD Planner...

ADHD Packing List
Overwhelmed by the task of packing your holiday luggage? This thorough checklist should help. ADHD Packing Check List...

Organize Your Life Now
73 ADHD-friendly ways to stay on task and on time with adult ADHD. Simplify Your Life...
Better Productivity at Work
10 tips for beating procrastination and disorganization at work. Manage ADHD at Work...

Packing the Family Car
End last-minute packing panic with this fail-safe system for the whole ADHD family. ADHD Vacation-Packing Planner...

Disaster Preparedness Plan
Follow this three-step plan to get ready for emergencies of all sorts. ADHD Families: Prepare for the Worst...

Holiday Prioritizing
Ask each member of your family to share his or her priorities and preferences for the holiday season. Get the WHole ADHD Family Organized for the Holidays...

6 Ways to Stay Focused
ADDers are able to focus. It’s just that we have a hard time staying focused. These strategies will help you pay attention to the important stuff. Focus with ADHD...

Adult ADHD Test: Recognizing Symptoms of Adult ADD
Use this questionnaire from the World Health Organization as a starting point to help you recognize symptoms of adult ADD. Adult ADHD Test...
 
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