By Neil Petersen For many, the first ADHD treatment that comes to mind is medication. After all, ADHD is a condition rooted in the way the brain works, and ADHD meds seem to be the most effective technique we have for altering people’s brain chemistry in a way that reduces ADHD symptoms. But ADHD meds […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Carol Brady, PhD. Transitions can be difficult for kids with ADHD, who thrive on structure and familiarity. Here, six ways to make change less scary, from making sure they’re prepared to employing helpful technology. Life is filled with new adventures for young kids with ADHD. Change is always on the way, and our kids have […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By New Life Outlook Everyone copes with anxiety, anger, and impatience from time to time, but attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) tends to magnify those emotions. In some cases, your changing moods can interfere with your job, home life, or friendships, which can make you feel helpless or demoralized. Obviously, this is no way to live your […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Dr. Rene Hernandez-Cardenach, PSY.D., M.S. ED. Given our busy lives comprised of many daily demands, it is not surprising to hear people uttering, “I am sorry; I got distracted and forgot my appointment.” However, such daily occurrences do not necessarily mean that you have an attention problem – such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, otherwise […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Margarita Tartakovsky, ADHD coaching can be incredibly transformative. It can help you better understand yourself, identify and harness your strengths, achieve your goals and build a meaningful, satisfying life.But depending on your budget, it also can be pricey. It’s absolutely worth the investment, but you might not have the funds available right now. So […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Eileen Bailey How should I prepare for the IEP/504 Plan meeting with my child’s school? How can I increase the odds of getting the best accommodations for him? You are the expert on your child. Let everyone at the meeting know that by taking the lead. Use information and documents from teachers and caretakers, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Angela Horn Missing out on a good night’s shut eye is enough to make anyone grumpy. We all want to wake up feeling well rested and ready for the day, but that doesn’t always happen. There are numerous common sleep problems that could keep you up at night. Some, like staying up too late […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By William Dodson, M.D. The textbook symptoms of ADD — inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity — fail to reflect several of its most powerful characteristics; the ones that shape your perceptions, emotions, and motivation. Here, Dr. William Dodson explains how to recognize and manage ADHD’s true defining features. The problem: These criteria only describe how ADHD […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Melissa Healy What with all the swiping, scrolling, snap-chatting, surfing and streaming that consume the adolescent mind, an American parent might well watch his or her teen and wonder whether any sustained thought is even possible. New research supports that worry, suggesting that teens who spend more time toggling among a growing number of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Children with neurobehavioral disorders like ADHD, Learning Disorders and Asperger’s often get out of sorts when they do not know what comes next. The school year typically lends itself to a consistent and predictable schedule at school and at home. When summer break hits, families tend to relax their normal schedules, which can result in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.