Attention Deficit Slideshows

Anxiety in Children
Diagnosing Children 9 slides
When children feel anxious much of the time, or when their anxiety is disproportionate to the situation, there may be a bigger problem. Here's how to help children with anxiety. ... start slideshow
Is It Asperger's Syndrome or ADHD?
Diagnosing Children 12 slides
Are your child's symptoms related to ADHD or Asperger's syndrome? Learn more about the warning signs, diagnosis, and treatment of Asperger's syndrome. ... start slideshow
Sensory Processing Disorder 101
Diagnosing Children 9 slides
Everything you need to know about Sensory Processing Disorder — from the definition and symptoms, to diagnosis and treatment. ... start slideshow
Is It ADHD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?
Diagnosing Children 10 slides
It's not always easy to tell the difference between ADHD or OCD. Learn about common obsessions and compulsions, as well as the diagnostic criteria and treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder. ... start slideshow
The Gender Gap: Girls and Women with ADHD
Diagnosing Children 12 slides
Girls are being diagnosed with ADHD much later than boys, if they’re diagnosed at all. Here’s all you need to know about ADHD in women, so you – or your daughter – don’t slip through the cracks. ... start slideshow
Is It Depression or ADHD?
Anxiety & Depression 10 slides
Roughly one quarter of all ADHD adults also suffer symptoms of depression. Here's what you need to know about recognizing symptoms, assessing treatment options, and reclaiming your health and happiness. ... start slideshow
6 Types of Anxiety — And How to Treat Each One
Anxiety & Depression 14 slides
Feeling anxious? Scared? Exceedingly nervous? Anxiety comes in different forms — check out this list to understand the many ways anxiety can affect us. ... start slideshow
Executive Function Disorder, Explained
Related & Comorbid Conditions 15 slides
Children and adults with Executive Function Disorder (EFD) experience difficulty organizing, scheduling, planning, and completing tasks. Here, we explain everything you need to know about EFD – what it is, how to differentiate it from ADHD, and ways to help kids live (and succeed) with it. ... start slideshow
17 Things to Love About ADHD!
ADD Basics 20 slides
Don't mistake your ADHD strengths for symptoms! They are unique traits and abilities that make you more creative, spontaneous, caring, and energetic than anyone you know. Here are a few of our favorites... ... start slideshow
You're Not Shy or Stuck Up. You Have Social Anxiety Disorder.
Anxiety & Depression 9 slides
Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is not uncommon in adults with ADD -- but it is commonly misunderstood. Read on to learn the myths and facts about social phobia. ... start slideshow
10 Supportive Responses to a Loved One's ADHD Diagnosis
Diagnosing ADD 14 slides
How should you NOT respond when someone reveals a life-changing diagnosis? That's easy — with judgment, doubt, or blame. Here, our experts and readers recommend more supportive and productive ways to react when a loved one reveals their ADHD. ... start slideshow
Why We Feel So Intensely: Understanding ADHD Emotions
ADD Basics 14 slides
Anger, outbursts, anxiety, irritability, impatience: more than most people, ADHDers can be driven by emotions. ... start slideshow
Understanding Attention Deficit: The New ADHD
Myths about ADD & LD 16 slides
What's new about ADHD? A lot, according to Yale professor Thomas Brown, Ph.D. You'll think differently about the condition once you get all the facts. ... start slideshow
You Know Your Kid Has ADHD When...
Diagnosing Children 17 slides
Parents of children with ADHD share some "kid ADHDisms," highlighting the funny side of living with an ADHD child. ... start slideshow
ADHD Plus: 10 Conditions That May Show Up with Attention Deficit
Related & Comorbid Conditions 11 slides
If you’ve been diagnosed with ADHD, chances are you may also have another condition. Here’s what to be on the lookout for. ... start slideshow
The Truth About Learning Disabilities: Myths, Signs, Solutions
Diagnosing LD 13 slides
Could your child have a learning disability? Get expert advice on identifying and managing learning disabilities to prepare your LD child for a lifetime of success. ... start slideshow
Is It a Mood Disorder? Recognizing and Treating Depression
Anxiety & Depression 9 slides
Everything you need to know about mood disorders like depression, including symptoms, treatment options, and more. ... start slideshow
12 Everyday Anxiety Solutions
Anxiety & Depression 14 slides
For some of us, anxiety is a constant companion to ADHD. We feel it at the grocery store, in meetings, and sometimes all night long. But that doesn’t mean we need to let it dominate us. Reclaim control of your mental and emotional health with these simple, everyday practices for relieving anxiety. ... start slideshow
10 Things I Wish I Knew When My Child Was Diagnosed
Diagnosing Children 12 slides
"If I knew then what I know now..." When our kids are first diagnosed, there's lots of relief, fear, confusion, and learning ahead — for them and for us. We asked parents what they wish they'd known when they first received the ADHD diagnosis. Here's what they shared. ... start slideshow
10 Biggest Misconceptions About Bipolar Disorder
Related & Comorbid Conditions 11 slides
Separate fact from fiction by checking out these 10 common myths about bipolar disorder. ... start slideshow
Sister. Wife. Mother. ADD Adult.
Women & ADD 12 slides
Grown women don't have ADD, do they?!? Oh, yes. In fact, mothers are the fastest growing population of newly diagnosed ADHDers. In other words, you are not alone — in your conflicting emotions, your healing, or your chance at a new start. We are here to help. ... start slideshow