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Stay Organized at Home with ADD
Learn more about organizing your home when you have ADD

Developing Section 504 Accommodations for Students With ADHD
School accommodations that are helpful for students with ADHD. Learn more about a Section 504 Accommodation Plan.

Sluggish Cognitive Tempo Associated with ADHD
Some individuals with the predominantly inattentive type of ADHD also display symptoms that are typified by sluggish behavior and mental fogginess.

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How to Stop Chronic Procrastination
If you are an adult with ADHD who struggles with chronic procrastination, check out these great strategies to help you get things done.

Should My Child Attend a Specialized College for Students with ADHD?
Your child is college bound with ADHD. Should she consider schools that are designed for her special needs? Learn about special needs college options.

How to Avoid Impulsive Spending with ADD/ADHD
Impulsive spending is often a big issue for those with ADD / ADHD. Read on to learn tips for getting your ADD impulsive spending under control.

Improving Anger Control in ADD Relationships
Tips for better anger control in ADHD relationships.

Coping with Criticism When You're an Adult with AD
Emotional reactions to criticism can be a problem for adults with ADD. Here are some tips to help you cope!

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ADHD:A Personal Story of Control
A personal story of adult ADHD. Understanding adult ADHD.

Relationship Advice When Your Partner Has ADD
Read more about relationship advice when your partner has ADD.

7 Reasons Why It's Tough to Keep Friends When You Have ADHD
Maintaining friendships can be a struggle for those with ADD or ADHD, but positive relationships are important in our lives.

5 Steps to Problem Solving for Adults With ADHD
Tips for solving problems in a step by step way for adults with ADHD.

Time Management Tips for Adults with ADHD
Time management is often an issue for adults with ADD or ADHD. What are some tips for improving time management and getting to places on time?

Marriage Problems and Adult ADD
It can be frustrating to be the spouse of an individual with ADHD, especially when your partner appears unmotivated to change or is reluctant to get into treatment.

5 Tips to Help You Understand Your ADHD Date.
Dating a person with ADHD, can be confusing!. Many ADHD behaviors make it look like your date isn’t interested in you, even when they are!

Writing Problems and ADHD
Writing is often difficult for students with ADHD. Here are 9 reasons why. of Black Eyed Peas Has ADHD
Black Eyed Peas singer, opens up about his ADHD

Tips for Working Adults with ADD
Work can cause many frustrations for adults with ADD and ADHD. Here are some tips and strategies for making your work life easier and more productive.

Improve Relationships by Decreasing Verbal Impulses
Many adults with ADD ADHD have strained relationships because of verbally impulsive reactions (saying things without thinking). Here are 8 tips for addressing the problem and improving your relationships with others.

A Personal Perspective on ADD and Its Impact on Relationships
ADD can have a profound effect on peer relationships, even into adulthood. Bryan Hutchinson offers personal insights and suggestions for parents.

What Are Executive Functions?
Executive functions and ADD - ADHD. What are executive functions? How do executive functions relate to ADD - ADHD?

Causes of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
What causes ADHD or attention deficit disorder? Read on to learn more about some of the causes of ADHD.

What Does It Feel Like to Have ADHD? Experience a Simulation!
What if those without ADHD could experience what it is really like to have ADD or ADHD? Learn more about Attention Challenges Simulation.

ADHD Children Summer Camps and Programs
Looking for a summer camp or summer program for your child? Here is a listing of ADHD summer camps for children and teens with ADHD.

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Living as a Teenager With ADD
Understanding your teen with ADD. What is it like for a teen with ADD?

Artist and Sculptor Robert Toth Discusses His ADHD
Robert Toth is a famous artist with ADHD and dyslexia. Read more about how he found strength and creativity in his ADHD and dyslexia.

Can Adderall Cause Sleep Issues in Teens with ADHD?
Can Adderall have an effect on sleep patterns for individuals with ADHD or ADD? Dr. Helene Emsellem provides some answers.

Create ADHD-Friendly Home and Classroom Settings
Learn how to make your child's home and classroom

Adult ADD and Treatment - Options for Adult ADD Treatment
There are many options for treatment of adult ADD. Read on to learn about how mutual life coaching can help in the treatment of adult ADD.

ADD Symptoms - What are ADD Symptoms
One of our readers wrote in with questions about evaluating ADD ADHD symptoms. Understanding ADD symptoms and following up with an ADD ADHD evaluation screening.

Titrating Medication to Determine the Perfect Dosage
How does a doctor know how much medication you or your child needs? Learn about medication titration and how it's used in drug treatment for ADHD.

Can Fish Oil Improve ADHD Symptoms?
Adding fish oil to your ADD treatment approach may improve concentration, attention and focus in individuals with ADD / ADHD. Read on to learn more about fish oil and omega 3 fatty acids.

ADHD and Money Management with Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.
ADHD symptoms can make it very difficult for a person to pay bills on time, organize finances, plan and budget money, and more.

Dealing With Oppositional Defiant Behaviors in Children
Family life can feel discouraging and exhausting when you have a child who often displays challenging oppositional defiant behaviors.

Understanding Symptoms of Anxiety in Children
A certain amount of anxiety is a normal part of a child’s healthy development. If anxiety doesn't subside with time, but instead escalates or begins to interfere with a child's daily activities then there may be more cause for concern. Learn more about signs and symptoms of anxiety in children.

Helping Your Child With ADHD Overcome Anxiety
Helping children with ADHD overcome anxiety and fear with these parenting tips.

Exam Study Tips for Students With ADHD
Finding the best way to study and absorb information is an individualized process, particularly if you have ADHD, but here are some tips that may help.

6 Steps to Setting
Setting up a filing system can feel overwhelming when you have ADHD. Here are 6 simple steps for creating an ADHD friendly filing system

College Scholarships for People With ADHD
Check out this list of scholarships available for students with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Daily Report Cards - How to Use a Daily Report Card
Learn steps for using a daily report card system for improving school behavior, particularly for students with ADHD.

Daily Report Cards - How to Use a Daily Report Card
Learn steps for using a daily report card system for improving school behavior, particularly for students with ADHD.

Use a Daily Report Card to Improve Child's Behavior
Learn steps for using a daily report card system for improving school behavior, particularly for students with ADHD.

Daily Report Cards - How to Use a Daily Report Card
Learn steps for using a daily report card system for improving school behavior, particularly for students with ADHD.

Daily Report Cards - How to Use a Daily Report Card
Learn steps for using a daily report card system for improving school behavior, particularly for students with ADHD.

Parents With ADHD Raising Children with ADHD
When parents of kids with ADHD have untreated ADHD themselves, family life can be very challenging. Read about how parenting can be tough with ADHD.

Tips for Helping Students With ADHD Get Organized
Organization is tough when you're a student with ADHD. Here are 10 tips for getting and staying organized at school.

Summer Survival Tips for Parents of Children With ADHD
Read about summer survival tips for parents of children with ADHD. Learn about how to structure your child's day, summer camp options, and more.

Help Your ADHD Child Succeed in Math
Learn about helpful math accommodations and strategies for students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD.

Finding the Right Dating Partner When You Have ADHD
Dating and relationships can be tricky for adults with ADD. Learn more about dating, and how to find the right partner.

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ADHD and Anger Management Tips for Children
Learn tips for managing your child's anger when they have ADHD. Understand triggers, use time outs, spend time together​, and more can help.

What Are the ADD Symptoms in Women?
Many women with ADD or attention deficit disorder remain undiagnosed until adulthood. Some women with ADD are overlooked altogether and never diagnosed.

Coping When Your Spouse Has ADD/ADHD
What's it like when your spouse has ADD or ADHD? Here are some tips for understanding your ADD spouse, and some pitfalls of marriage.

Using a Reward System to Improve ADHD Behavior
Behavior management is an important treatment approach for ADHD children. Read on to learn more about behavior management.

ADHD in Children and Non-Stop Talking
A parent asks for advice on what to do when her child with ADHD won't stop talking and saying inappropriate things.

Sex Drive and ADHD in Adults
Social interactions including sexual relationships can be impacted by ADHD. Learn more about sex and medications for ADHD.

ADHD and Math Skills - Challenges and Tips
Learn about ways attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) impairments can affect math skills. Why is math so difficult for students with ADHD?

How to Improve Social Skills in Children with ADHD
Learn how to improve social skills in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.

Risk Factors for ADHD: Several May Be at Play
There are no simple answers when it comes to ADHD, but learning about potential causes can help you separate fact from fiction.

Help for students with ADHD
Strategies for students with ADHD that parents and teachers can use to improve success in school and academic performance.

Understanding Your ADHD Child's Learning Style
What type of learning style does your ADD or ADHD child favor? Knowing more about learning styles can make a big difference in school success.

Morning Routines for ADD Children
Morning routines help all children, especially those with ADD and ADHD. Learn​ tips for making morning time more manageable for your ADD child.

Symptoms of ADD or ADHD in Adults
Many people incorrectly assume that ADD or ADHD is a childhood condition only, but symptoms can continue through adulthood. Learn about adult ADHD.

Raising a Child With ADHD as a Single Parent
If you are a single parent raising a child with ADHD, these tips are for you.

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Strategies to Improve Writing Skills
Learn simple strategies to improve writing skills and expression for students with ADHD, from using a computer to brainstorming​ ideas.

How Coaches Help ADHD Students Cope with School
ADHD coaching can make a difference in the success of high school and college students with ADD or ADHD.

ADHD: Tips for Remembering What You've Read
For many people with ADHD reading and remembering can be a real challenge. There are some strategies that you can try when reading and remembering,

What Are the Signs of ADHD in Girls?
Girls have ADHD, too! ADHD often looks different in girls than boys and can go unrecognized. Here are 20 possible signs of ADHD in girls.

Choosing a College When You Have ADHD
Choosing a college can be tricky when you have ADHD. Here are tips and resources to make the process easier!

Modifying Child's Diet and ADHD Symptoms
Can a child's diet affect his or her ADHD symptoms? Read about how it can affect his or her symptoms, and talking to a pediatrician for a better diet.

Testing and Diagnosing ADHD
Learn about the process involved in diagnosing ADHD, how to explain ADHD to your child, and how to approach someone who may have ADHD.

Understanding Punishment and Oppositional Behavior
Learn about the problems with punishment for oppositional behaviors in our comprehensive article.

Conditions That Can Produce ADHD-Like Symptoms
Certain conditions can produce ADHD-like symptoms -- that's why a thorough evaluation is so important when diagnosing a child with ADHD.

What Your Child’s Teacher Needs to Know About ADHD
Teachers who are well informed and have experience teaching students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD can be most effective at helping your child succeed at school.

Alleviating Boredom in Children With ADHD
Children with ADHD can feel bored in such an intense way it feels distressing. Here are 10 suggestions to help control and mange your child's boredom.

Homework Help for Students With ADHD
Homework, homework...does anyone really like homework? For a child with ADHD just getting the assignment written down and the correct books in the book bag to go home can be a monumental task.

Understanding Anxiety in Adults With ADHD
Many adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder also struggle with anxiety. Learn about the symptoms and treatment options here.

Adam Levine Talks About Having ADHD
He's the front man of Grammy Award-winning band Maroon 5, but he's also an adult with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD).

What Are the Best Jobs for Adult With ADHD?
If you've been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD and find yourself struggling with your job, you might be looking for a career change. Learn more.

ADD or ADHD - Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Cause
Learn more about ADD/ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), including the symptoms, how it's diagnosed, the causes, and treatments.

Improving Reading Comprehension in Students With ADHD
Use our comprehensive article to learn strategies to help students with ADHD improve reading comprehension and recall.

Early Symptoms of ADHD in Young Children
Check out our comprehensive article to help you understand and identify early symptoms of ADHD in young children.

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Driving Safety for Teens With ADD
Safety issues when driving with ADD. What are the risks for teens driving with ADD.

Testing for Adult ADD ADHD
How is Adult ADHD tested? Should I get tested for ADHD even though I am an adult? Who can diagnosis ADHD? Get answers to these questions and more!

Puberty and ADHD in Girls
Learn about the ways puberty can affect ADHD symptoms in girls.

Turning to Adderall for Rapid Weight Loss: The Speed Diet
Here's our comprehensive look at ADD drugs as diet drugs, inspired by the article Speed Diet: Women Using ADD Drugs to Get Thin, up on MSNBC.

Driving With Adult ADHD
Symptoms of ADHD can increase risk for driving impairment. If you are an adult with ADHD it is important to take extra precautions when driving. Learn five important safe driving strategies for drivers with ADHD.

7 Tips for Women With ADHD
ADHD is often thought of as something guys have. However, women have ADHD too! Here are seven tips to live your best life if you are a woman with ADHD.

ADHD Medication Can "Rebound;" Here's How to Manage It
As ADHD medication starts to wear off, your child may experience a range of severe mood and behavior symptoms. Learn more about this rebound effect.

Can ADHD Develop in Adulthood?
Can ADD / ADHD develop in adulthood? Learn about how ADHD and ADD are diagnosed, what the symptoms are, and adult ADD/ADHD.

List of Books for Children With ADHD
Here's a list of books for children with ADHD to help them understand what ADHD means. These include activity books, and books for siblings.

Personal Stories of People with ADD
What's it like to have ADHD/ADD? Readers share insights from their personal life experiences.

Living with ADD: Personal Stories
Readers share their own personal experiences on what it is like to have ADD/ADHD as adults.

Read Personal Stories of ADD
Readers share some of their personal experiences on what it's like to have ADD/ADHD.

Tips for Getting Better Sleep With ADD
Getting good quality sleep is often an issue for those with ADD/ADHD. Learn many different strategies​ and tips for getting a good, restful sleep.

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What Causes ADHD?
As more research is carried out on ADHD, our understanding of what causes the condition is growing. Here are 7 known causes!

Coping with Teachers' Resistance to Helping Children with ADHD
Give your child's teacher the information she needs to help your ADHD child succeed.

Reading Comprehension Challenges for Children with ADHD
Learn about reading comprehension challenges for children with ADHD, including reading problems due to inattention and working memory deficits.

The Power of ONE Thing in ADHD
Do you have many things to do, yet, despite your best intentions, none of these things seem to get done? Here is a powerful strategy to help!

Physical and Emotional Hypersensitivity With ADHD
It's not unusual for individuals with ADHD to feel both emotionally and also physically hypersensitive to touch, sounds, light, even tags on clothing.

What It's Like Being A Mom with ADD
What's it like for moms with ADD. Read about some of the challenges for moms with ADD.

Teaching Strategies for Students With ADHD
This simple overview of teaching strategies for students with ADHD can be shared with your child's school for a better understanding of his condition.

Should We Use Medication to Treat Our Child's ADD/ADHD?
Your ADHD child is having a tough time in school. Is medication the right choice to help her to succeed?

ADHD Tip: How to meal plan in minutes
Meal planning can cause anxiety and overwhelm for many people living with ADHD. Here is a simple stress-free way to meal plan.

5 ADHD Friendly Tips to Using a Daily Planner
Using a day time planner is a simple yet powerful skill when you have ADHD. It is the key to managing your life and your ADHD. Here are 5 tips to using yours successful.

ADHD-Friendly Ways to Eat More Vegetables
If you are living with ADHD, it is easy forget about long-term health and focus on getting through today. Here are 10 ADHD-friendly tips to eating 5-7 portions of fruit and vegetables every day.

6 ADHD Friendly Tips to Eat Less Sugar
ADHD symptoms seem to work against eating a healthy diet! Here are 6 tips to reduce sugar in your diet when you are living with ADHD.

Hyperactive Movement Helps Students With ADHD
Interventions that target reducing hyperactivity may be negatively impacting students with ADHD. Research suggests that hyperactivity plays a functional role – children with ADHD move around in order to maintain alertness necessary for cognitive activities.

ADHD and Organizing Your Paperwork
ADHD can make organizing paper challenging. Here are 4 ADHD friendly ways to get rid of your paper piles

How To Be Less Implusive When You Have ADHD
One of the hallmark symptoms of ADHD is impulsivity. Here are 7 tips to help you be less impulsive.

ADHD and Imposter Syndrome
Many people with ADHD feel like they are imposters. One of the reasons for this is that you hide your struggles from the general public.

ADHD and Emotional Eating
Food is something we comfort ourselves with when we are faced with an emotional challenge, like stress, sadness, anxiety or boredom. Here are 6 ADHD friendly ways to put you back in control.

7 Ways To Manage Distractions When You Have ADHD
When you are distracted, your attention moves from one thing to the next. Everyone feels distracted from time to time. However, for a person with ADHD, distraction is a constant.

ADHD and Anger Management
ADHD is a neurological disorder, which can cause rapid and strong emotional responses. Here are 5 suggestions to deal with anger.

ADHD and Boredom
Boredom is one of the things people with ADHD fear the most and will go to great lengths to avoid it. Here are 3 tips to avoid boredom.

10 Ways to Be a Successful Planner When You Have ADHD
Planning is powerful when you have ADHD. It gives your life structure and that helps with many ADHD symptoms!

Sex-Based Brain Differences in Kids With ADHD
Research shows the influence of gender on the brain structure of children with ADHD and explores how sex-based differences may affect learning.

Finding a Doctor and More Help for Adult ADHD
Learn more about finding a doctor experienced in adult ADHD.

ADHD and Computer Addictions
Read an interview with ADHD coach Kevin Roberts about ADHD and cyber addictions.

6 Reasons Why Martial Arts Are Good for ADHD
Because exercise is so important in the management of ADHD, finding a form of exercise you enjoy is essential. Here are 6 reasons to try Martial Arts.

7 Tips for a Productive Day for ADHD
Many ADHD characteristics can work against productivity. However, with a few changes you can be productive every day.

How to Find a Doctor For ADHD
It can be confusing knowing which professional to see for ADHD treatment. Here is a list of 8 doctors and health care professionals and their roles

Personal Stories of Living with ADD / ADHD
Read personal stories of ADD/ADHD from those who have ADD and those who have loved ones with ADD.

Tips for Managing ADD/ADHD in the Workplace
ADD can certainly affect your daily work life. Luckily, there are some simple tips to improve your job environment if you have ADD.

7 Ways to Make This Your Best ADHD Year Ever
Here are 7 ways to help manage your ADHD, so this year will be your best year yet!

Connecting Behavior and Consequences for Kids with ADHD
Learn more about the disconnect between behavior and consequences for children with ADHD, and how you can best help them make this connection.

How to Stop Over-Thinking
When you over-think, you get caught in a loop and go over and over the same thoughts. Here are 4 ADHD-friendly​ ways to break the over-thinking loop

Practical Solutions to Improve Attention
When you have ADHD, you might feel you have no control over your attention. Here are some suggestions to improve yours!

Why Is Structure Important for Kids With ADHD?
Learn why structure and a structured environment is so important for kids with ADHD

What Is Neurofeedback in ADHD?
Neurofeedback is biofeedback for the brain. Here is a brief introduction to neurofeedback and ADHD, including what it is for, and some concerns.

Does My Child Have ADHD or Is It Just High Energy?
A readers asks, “How do you tell the difference between an energetic child and ADHD?”

Why People With ADHD Have Shame
Shame is an emotion that plays a big part in the lives of people with ADHD. Here are the common reasons why people with ADHD feel shame.

6 Ways to Motivate Yourself
People with ADHD often struggle with motivation, particular for mundane tasks. However, it is possible to motivate yourself. Here are 6 ways!

How to Maintain Your Boundaries When You Have ADHD
Healthy boundaries, help you feel safe, happy physically healthy and respected. Here are tips to help you maintain your own boundaries when you have ADHD.

The Difference Between ADHD and Ordinary Behaviors
Understanding and becoming educated about ADHD is helpful in understanding how ADHD impacts daily functioning. ADHD is a real disorder.

Parenting Tips for Moms and Dads with ADHD
These 9 simple tips will help moms and dads with ADHD to manage the pace and pressure of parenthood.

Will My Child Inherit ADHD?
If you are a parent diagnosed with ADHD a big concern is, will my children have ADHD too? If you feel powerless over your genes here are 6 suggestions to help.

Why Didn't I Know My Child Has ADHD?
When a child is diagnosed with ADHD, parents wonder why they didn't notice ADHD symptoms before. Here are 5 reasons.

Tips For ADHD and Failure
People with ADHD experience more failure and disappointments than their non-ADHD peers. Here are 4 suggestions to reframe failure.

7 Tips for Living With ADHD and Coexisting Conditions
If you have ADHD, you might be living with one or more conditions, too. Here are 7 suggestions for recognizing and living with coexisting conditions.

Symptoms of Adult Add
Lenard Adler, MD, answers some questions about symptoms of adult ADD / ADHD and the importance of accurate diagnosis and treatment.

7 ADHD-Friendly Ways to Improve Your Memory
Here are seven ADHD-friendly ways to improve and support your memory, so the quality of your life is enhanced.

ADHD, ADD, and Memory Problems
Do you have an out of sight, out of mind problem? If you forget what you can't see here are some suggestions!

Job Rights and Accommodations - ADD / ADHD
What kinds of protections do ADHD workers have? What types of accommodations could you ask for? learn all about your job rights as a worker with ADHD.

Understanding ADHD Children and Anger
Some kids with ADHD experience frequent anger outbursts. Here are 7 reasons why ADHD can result in anger, plus tips to help manage it!

Is ADD the Same Thing as ADHD
ADD, ADHD, AD/HD? Understanding the Different Names Used to Describe Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Coffee for ADHD?
Is drinking coffee, tea, or other substances that contain caffeine a safe and effective strategy for the management of ADHD symptoms in children?

Study Suggests One Third of Children with Autism Also Have ADHD
According to a large study, up to one third of children with autism also have ADHD.

Could You Have Adult ADHD?
Learn about some of the possible signs of Adult ADHD

Better Academic Support Needed for High School Students With ADHD
Research highlights a need for accommodations with greater evidence of efficacy and for increased services for students with ADHD who experience academic difficulties in high school.

Tips on Marriage with ADHD
Marriage can be difficult, especially in this busy, overscheduled world we live in. Having ADHD present in the relationship can make the challenges even more pronounced. Learn 20 basic tips to improve your marital relationship.

What Are the Different Types of ADD and ADHD?
What's the difference between ADD and ADHD? What are the different types of ADHD?

What Happens During ADHD Testing?
What is included in an ADHD evaluation? How should you prepare?

How to Tell ADD and Bipolar Disorder Apart
Symptoms of ADD and bipolar disorder may look very similar. What are some ways to differentiate between ADD, or ADHD, and bipolar disorder?

Disclosing ADHD in Your College Application
The question of whether or not to disclose an attention disorder (ADHD) is one that frequently comes up for students with ADHD during college planning.

ADHD and Groups - Learn How ADHD Impacts Behavior in Groups
How does ADD / ADHD impact behavior and relationships in group settings? Groups can present many challenges for children with ADHD. Learn more about how ADHD affects group dynamics.

CHADD's P2P Program Helps Parents Cope with ADHD
Parent education is essential if your child has ADHD. Learn about the Parent to Parent program which provides parent education and support to families with ADHD.

Signs of ADHD in Preschoolers
What's the difference between a preschooler with lots of energy and a preschooler with ADHD?

Explaining ADHD to Your Child
Many parents wonder what to tell their child about ADHD after diagnosis. Read more about talking about and explaining ADHD to your child.

Do You Know These 7 Famous People With ADHD?
Many famous people who have ADHD have gone public to help raise awareness on the condition. This is a list of celebrities with ADHD.

Helping People with ADHD to Get Through the To-Do List
Why is it often so hard for those with ADD or ADHD to get tasks started? Once started, why is it so hard to get them completed? Ned Hallowell explains and provides tips for getting those to-do lists done.

Learn About Working Memory and ADD
Alternative treatments such as improving working memory may help reduce ADD symptoms. Read on to learn more about working memory and ADHD.

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Adult ADHD
Learn more about the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the treatment of adult ADHD in this interview with Dr. J. Russell Ramsay.

How Do Puberty and Menstruation Affect Girls with ADHD?
Learn more about how hormones and hormonal changes may affect ADHD symptoms in pre-teens and teenage girls.

ADHD Signs and Symptoms (Inattention, Hyperactivity, etc.)
Read on to learn more about the signs and symptoms of ADD and ADHD.

What Are the Types of Treatments for ADHD?
There is no cure for ADD ADHD, however, there are many treatment approaches that may alleviate or significantly decrease symptoms.

Counseling Can Help Treat ADHD
Counseling and psychotherapy can be helpful in treating individuals with ADHD. Learn about counseling options to choose the one that's right for you.

Medications to Treat ADHD in Children and Adults
Learn about the various medications used to treat ADHD in children, adolescents, and adults, including FDA-approved stimulants and non-stimulants.

Adult ADHD Screener: Self Screen for Adult ADHD
Adult ADHD is a very common, yet too often unrecognized condition. Many adults have been living with impairing symptoms of ADHD, but don’t recognize it as ADHD. Learn more about the Adult Self-Report Scale (ASRS) Screener

Can Spanking Improve ADHD Behaviors?s
Spanking can stop bad behavior in its tracks -- but is it the best way to discipline a child with ADHD?

Building Romantic Relationships with Adult ADD
Learn strategies for improving romantic relationships when you have ADHD.

Intimate Relationships and Adult ADD
All relationships present challenges at some point in time. ADD and ADHD can certainly have a unique impact within relationships. Kate Kelly, ADHD expert and author, identifies the four major areas of difficulty in adult ADHD relationships.

Helping People with ADD to Stop Self-Medicating and Start Seeking Help
Adults with untreated ADD/ADHD may turn to alcohol, marijuana or other substances to

Make Your Home More ADHD-Friendly
Tips to help you make your home more ADHD friendly to minimize stress and meltdowns.

ADHD and Smoking
ADHD Increases Risk for Smoking and Cigarette Use in Teens and Adults

Procrastination in Adults With ADHD
Learn more about why many adults with ADD / ADHD have difficulty with procrastination.

Is It Possible to Outgrow ADHD?
ADHD begins in childhood but troubling symptoms can continue into adolescence and beyond -- even throughout a person's entire life.

Diagnosed With Adult ADHD
10 Basic Tips for Reducing Stress and Managing Symptoms of Adult ADHD

ADHD and Its Effect in Marriage - Interview
Learn more about the ADHD effect in marriage and relationships. Interview with Melissa Orlov.

ADHD in Marriage - ADHD and Its Effect in Marriage
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Relationship Between Hyperfocus and ADHD
People with ADHD can struggle to focus on boring mundane tasks, yet can focus very well on activities that interest them. This is called hyperfocus!

6 Ways to Improve Your Grades When You Have ADHD
University for students with ADHD can be challenging for several reasons. Learn why you might be having trouble getting good grades and how to improve them.

10 Ways ADHD Adults Can Worry Less
ADHD adults worry more than people who don't have ADHD. If you're stuck in the worry loop, here are 10 effective strategies for breaking it.

ADHD and Motivation Problems - Motivational Help
Unfortunately, adults and children with ADHD are often labeled as unmotivated, lazy, or even apathetic. These negative labels are unfair and hurtful. Read on to understand more about motivation impairments that can be associated with ADHD.

Myths About ADHD - Misconceptions and Myths About ADHD
There are many myths and misconceptions about ADD ADHD. Debunking the myths about ADHD. Page 2.

What are Some Myths About ADHD?
There are many myths and misconceptions about ADD ADHD. Debunking the myths about ADHD.

Justin Timberlake Reveals He Has Both ADD and OCD
Justin Timberlake has not only brought SexyBack, he has also revealed that he has both ADD and OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder). In an interview

Learn About the Strengths Associated with ADHD
Some of the most creative and innovative people are thought to have ADHD.

What is ADHD - Correcting Myths About ADHD
There are so many misunderstandings about ADHD. Here are 10 Things Not to Say to Someone With ADHD

How ADHD Coaching Can Help Teens and Adults Get Focused and Organized
ADHD coaches work with teens and adults on practical strategies for managing organizational and attentional challenges.

What to Expect at an IEP (Individualized Educational Plan) Meeting
What happens in an IEP meeting? Knowing what is involved can help parents feel more prepared and less anxious.

What Are the Symptoms of ADD and ADHD?
A Diagnosis of ADHD requires that an individual meet the criteria requirements listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Learn more about the symptoms of and diagnostic criteria for ADD ADHD.

Non Stimulant ADHD Medication
Most of the time, ADHD is treated with stimulants. There are other options, though. Learn about non stimulant medication used to treat ADHD.

Understanding Teens With ADHD
Learn more about the challenges teenagers with ADHD experience.

Understanding Dr. Daniel Amen's 6 Types of ADD
Explanation of Dr. Daniel Amen's six types of ADD.

What's It Like for a Child to Live with ADHD?
What's it like to be a child with ADHD? Gain insight into your child's experience as well as ideas for making life easier with ADHD.

Understanding ADHD Symptoms - More Than Hyperactivity
Understanding the different symptoms and types of ADHD. ADHD symptoms include more than just symptoms of hyperactivity. Learn more about the different types of ADHD.

Understanding ADHD Symptoms
Understanding the different symptoms and types of ADHD. ADHD symptoms include more than just symptoms of hyperactivity. Learn more about the different types of ADHD. Page 2.

Treatment for Women With ADHD
Treatment for women with ADHD is often made more complex by the normal hormonal changes women experience. It is important for you and your doctor to understand the effects these hormonal fluctuations can have on your ADHD symptoms.

Mindful Awareness and ADHD with Dr. Lidia Zylowska
Learn about mindful awareness and how it can help adults with attention deficit disorder.

Mindful Awareness and ADHD - Effectiveness of Training
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Create a Summer Schedule for Your Child with ADHD
For children with ADHD, a routine and a regular schedule continue to be important during the summer months. Read on to learn parenting tips for putting a summer schedule in place for your ADHD child.

How to Help ADHD Children Succeed in Group Situations
Teaching ADHD children in group settings can present challenges. Understanding ADHD can help you modify your teaching approach.

Parenting Tips For Adults With ADD
Read tips and strategies for parents with ADD/ADHD.

Understanding Tics in Your ADHD Child
Tics and ADHD often occur together. How can parents recognize tics in the ADHD child? What are important issues to consider with tics and ADHD?

6 Things You Need to Know About ADHD
6 Things You Need to Know If Your Child Has Just Been Diagnosed With ADHD

What's It Like Living With ADD?
What is it like living with ADD/ ADHD on a daily basis? Here are snapshots of the disorder through the lifespan.

Learn About Symptoms of Adult ADHD
Learn more about some of the problems and symptoms commonly associated with adult ADHD

Understanding Your Recent Adult ADHD Diagnosis
If you were just diagnosed with adult ADHD, you're ready to take important steps toward a new, better life.

Interventions for Preschool Children at Risk for ADHD
Review of most effective interventions for preschool children with ADHD

ADHD: Improve Relationships With Better Listening
Being aware of how your ADHD affects your interactions and learning new patterns of interacting with others can aid in remediating relationships.

Improving Performance at Work with ADD
Work and adult ADD. What are some of the things you need to know about adult ADD ADHD and work issues.

Teaching Children Responsibility and Self Awareness
The 4 Whats parenting technique helps teach children to monitor and to describe their own behavior, to observe themselves, and to observe the effect their actions have on the world around them. All good skills for kids with ADHD to learn.

Hyperactivity in Adults - ADHD and Hyperactivity in Adults
Learn more about the different ways hyperactive symptoms of ADHD can present in children vs adults with ADD / ADHD.

How to Start an ADHD Parent Support Group
Advice on How to Start an ADHD Parent Support Group: Lessons from Greensboro, NC (Part I)

How to Talk about ADHD - How to Talk About ADHD to Your Child
How to talk to your child about his or her ADHD diagnosis. Words to use to explain ADHD to your child.

ADD & ADHD. Page 2.

Stimulants Are One Type of Medication Used to Treat ADHD
Learn more about stimulants used in the treatment of ADHD.

Special Education Services for Children With ADHD
Learn more about special education services and accommodations for children with ADHD.

How to Improve Behavior in Preschoolers With ADHD
Tips for improving behavior in preschoolers with ADHD.

How to Improve ADD Symptoms in Adults
Many adults with ADD or attention deficit disorder have difficulty maintaining focus. Read on to learn tips for adults with ADD to improve focus and attention.

Sleep Tips for Kids and Adults With ADHD
Many children and adults with ADHD experience sleep problems. These often include problems falling asleep at night, frequent awakening at night, trouble waking up in the morning, and difficulty maintaining alertness during the day. Learn strategies for addressing common sleep disturbances associated with ADHD.

How Do Stimulants Work to Reduce ADHD Symptoms?
Stimulants are the most common type of medicine used to treat ADHD. The stimulants seem to work by increasing the availability of certain chemicals in the brain, thus making the pathways in the brain work more effectively. Learn more about how stimulants work.

How Do I Know if My Child Has ADHD?
Learn about some of the types of behaviors that often alert parents to the possible presence of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Does Your ADHD Child Need Help to Succeed in School?
Understanding ADHD and implementing simple strategies can help a child with ADHD be more successful in school.

How to Give Instructions That a Child with ADHD Can Follo
Do you feel like your ADHD child never hears your instructions? Here are tips to change all that!

Helping a Child Who Has ADHD and Slow Processing Speed
Students with ADHD may be very bright, but slow processing speed can get in the way of schoolwork. Here are 11 tips to help you help your child.

What to Do When Your ADD Child Takes Things Apart
When your child takes things apart, he's showing signs of healthy curiosity. Support his interest while keeping him and your belongings safe!

Reducing Side Effects of ADHD Medicine
Reducing side effects of ADHD medication. There are some simple strategies parents can try to help in reducing side effects of ADHD medication.

Parenting Teens With ADHD
Explore strategies, tips, and resources for understanding and parenting your ADD/ADHD teen.

Strategies for Communicating with Your ADHD Child
It tough to get an ADHD child to slow down, pay attention, and follow directions. Kirk Martin of Celebrate!ADHD offers expert advice to parents.

Parenting a Child With ADHD - Improving Behavior
Three Things You Need to Know to Improve Your Child's Behavior

How to Practice Positive Thinking
Practice positive thinking. Many adults with ADHD get stuck in negative self talk. It is so important to consciously practice positive thinking.

How to Tidy Your Desk in 20 Minutes or Less
Your productivity and focus increases when you have a clear desk compared to a cluttered one. Here 6 tips to have a tidy desk in 20 minutes or less.

Self-Esteem in ADHD Adults
Self-esteem is how you view of yourself. It’s your personal evaluation of your strengths and weaknesses. Here are 5 ADHD friendly ways to improve your self-esteem.

Tips Before Starting ADHD Medication
What are some of the tips parents should know before starting ADHD medication? What to ask the doctor before starting ADHD medication?

Organizing Your Fridge the ADHD Friendly Way
Organizing your fridge in an ADHD friendly way helps you to eat healthy food as well as save time and money. Here are 6 easy steps to organize your fridge.

How to Enjoy Exercise When You Are Living with ADHD
How to go from avoiding exercise to loving it? Here are 6 ADHD friendly strategies.

How to Create an ADHD friendly Closet
7 ADHD friendly steps to having an organized closet.

How to Navigate Social Gatherings: 6 ADHD Friendly Tips
Many people with ADHD find social events challenging. Even though they aren’t your favourite thing, here are 6 ways to successfully navigate them.

Helping Siblings of Children With ADHD
Tips for helping the siblings of children with ADHD.

How Can Exercise Improve ADHD Symptoms?
Exercise can be helpful for improving ADHD symptoms. How does exercise affect ADHD and the brain? John J. Ratey, MD, provides some answers.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and the Treatment of Adult ADHD
Learn more about the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the treatment of adult ADHD in this interview with Dr. J. Russell Ramsay. Page 2.

ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know
Book Review. ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know. Authors Stephen P. Hinshaw and Katherine Ellison systematically answer all your burning questions about ADHD.

Do You Need to Cut Down Your Drinking?
If you are living with ADHD, assessing your drinking habits is a good idea because there is a higher chance of addiction in people with ADHD compared to people without ADHD

Natural Relief for Adult ADHD
Book Review of 'Natural Relief for Adult ADHD' author Stephanie Sarkis looks at complementary ways to treat and manage your ADHD

Tips for College Students With ADHD
If you are a college student with ADHD these tips provided by Sarah Wright and the Edge Foundation are for you.

College Students With ADHD - Tips for College Students With ADHD
If you are a college student with ADHD these tips provided by Sarah Wright and the Edge Foundation are for you. Page 2.

ADHD Testing - What Happens During ADHD Testing
Learn more about what is involved in adhd testing and evaluating your child for adhd. Page 2.

6 ADHD-Friendly Tips to Get More Sleep
Getting enough sleep can be a daily battle when you have ADHD. Unfortunately, the less sleep you have, the worse your ADHD symptoms are. Here are six ADHD-friendly tips to getting more sleep.

ADHD Financial Tip: How to Avoid Bounced Checks
Maintaining a healthy bank balance, when you are living with ADHD, is a challenge. Here are 6 tips to avoid checks from bouncing!

ADHD and Transitions
Transitioning from one activity to the next can be difficult and stressful when you have ADHD. Here are 10 tips for smooth transitions

5 Tips for a Happy Relationship With Your ADHD Partner
After you have successfully navigated the dating phase, you and your ADHD date become a couple. Here are 5 tips to help you have a happy relationship with your ADHD partner.

How to Respect People's Boundaries
Common ADHD characteristics can mean respecting people’s boundaries is difficult for adults with ADHD. Here are 5 tip to help.

Help! My Partner Has Been Diagnosed With ADHD
If you are struggling with your partner's ADHD diagnosis, here are the answers to 3 common questions.

Why Stress Management Is Vital for Adults with ADHD
Adults with ADHD have a greater risk of experiencing stress and stress causes ADHD symptoms to worsen.

ADHD and Weight
Did you know that if have ADHD you are more likely to be overweight or obese than your non-ADHD peers? Here are 6 do's and dont's to help you maintain a healthy weight.

6 ADHD-Friendly Tips for Organizing Your Home
Despite the positive benefits of living in an organized home, the core aspects of ADHD can make it challenging. Here are six tips for keeping things in order at home.

Famous People with ADD/ADHD
If you or someone you love has ADD/ADHD, you are in good company! Some of the most creative, innovative, and imaginative people are in this group. Check out this page to see which famous individuals also have or are thought to have ADHD.

Research Studies
Want to find out about the latest research on ADD/ADHD? This is the place to be.

ADHD and working with your strengths.
When you have ADHD it is easy to focus on your weaknesses. Yet, when you start focusing on your strengths, your life changes!

ADHD and Inaction
Inaction when you have ADHD can be a clever copying strategy to protect yourself from hurt and disappointment of life.

Why Habits are Better than Willpower.
Learn the 2 key reasons why habits are so helpful when you are living with ADHD. Plus, how to develop a good habit.

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5 ADHD Christmas Survival Tips
Many people love the holidays: However, when you are living with ADHD, holidays have a darker side too. Here are 6 ADHD Christmas Survival tips!

How to Enjoy Thanksgiving When You Have ADHD
Many people living with ADHD feel stressed, unsettled and overwhelmed during Thanksgiving. However, it is possible to enjoy Thanksgiving when you have ADHD. Here are 6 suggestions!

5 Tips to Breaking the ADHD Procrastination Cycle
People with ADHD experience higher levels of procrastination than the rest of the population. Here are 5 steps to break the procrastination cycle.

5 Compelling Reasons to Start Batching Your Tasks
When you group similar tasks together you increase productivity. There are many benefits to batching your activities when you have ADHD. Here are 5 of them!

10 Steps to Making Decisions Easily
Many adults with ADHD feel they aren't good decision makers. Decisions are part of everyday life, so making them is a good skill to develop. Here are 10 ADHD friendly suggestions to making decisions.

What is the Best Career for You?
Adults with ADHD often ask what job would be the best for them. Here are 6 ways to discover great career options for you!

10 Ways to Pay Attention in Conversations
Attention problems during conversations can cause embarrassment and misunderstandings. Here are 10 ADHD friendly tips to help you.

How to Feel Good about Yourself When You Have ADHD
'I just don't feel good about myself' is something that many adults with ADHD say. Here are seven tipsto like who you are and feel great about yourself!

Why is it Important to Set Goals When You Have ADHD?
Setting goals help reduce some classic ADHD symptoms; such as distraction, procrastination, impulsivity, prioritizing and decision making.

5 Ways to Succeed at Your Job
Have you noticed there are 2 groups of adults with ADHD? Whose that love their job and those that job hop. Here are 5 factors to succeeding at your job.


Developing Self-Advocacy Skills in Students With ADHD
Learn more about the importance of developing self-advocacy skills in students with ADHD, including tips for helping teens with ADHD become their own ADHD advocate.

Parenting ADHD Children - Showing Love for Your ADHD Child On Valentine's Day
Days are busy when parenting a child with ADHD or ADD, but it is important to slow down and express your love. The American Academy of Pediatrics provides a wonderful list of ways to show your love for your child this Valentine’s Day.

Strategies for School Success: Tips for Teachers
Children with ADD/ADHD are often viewed as difficult. Their fidgeting, squirming, and loud behaviors can be very disruptive to the classroom setting. Children with ADD/ADHD often seem oppositional when they are not following directions due to their inattention. Their distractibility, blurting out, interrupting others, and getting up and down out of their seats may create frustration for the teacher and other classmates. Fortunately, there are strategies teachers can use to help.