Impulsiveness ruins relationships for many who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD). If you have problems controlling impulsivity, make it a “target symptom” — one against which you measure the success of your treatment. Treatments that help your brain function at its best — taking medication at the right dose, getting better nutrition, trying fish […]
Dr. Edward Hallowell shares his inspiring personal journey with dyslexia, as well as tips for diagnosing learning disabilities in adults and children.
Special-education teacher Brenda Hallgren never gives up on teaching her students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) or learning disabilities (LD).
We asked ADDitude readers: What’s your best tip for scheduling summer days for your child with ADD/ADHD or LD?
For ADHD adults in relationships with non-ADD partners, we offer some reader suggestions for improving intimacy, strengthening communication, and supporting one another.
How one adult’s attention deficit diagnosis — and subsequent treatment — helped her turn the corner, mentally and professionally.
Note to all ADHDers: When you give to others, you will receive more than you ever imagined.
Set the tone for a successful school year for your ADHD student by having conversations with your child, his teachers, doctors, and the other important people in his life. Find out what to discuss here.
How I saved my strained marriage after ADHD caused my husband and I to drift apart.
The signs and symptoms of learning disabilities are too often mistaken for ADHD in children who struggle to read, focus, and sit still. Here’s one family’s story and advice for getting to the root of your child’s challenges at school.