By Healthwise Staff Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may have difficulty in school, because their symptoms—inattention, impulsiveness, and hyperactivity—get in the way of learning. Success in school is important for the development of healthy self-esteem and confidence. You can help your child succeed in school by: Working with teachers and other school personnel. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Florence Williams Some of the best medicine for kids with attention-deficit disorders may be extreme sports and outdoor learning. That’s good news, because not only do they need exploration, but exploration desperately needs them. By second grade, it was clear that while Zack Smith could sit in a chair, he had no intention of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Madeline R Vann, MPH With advance planning and lots of praise for the good behavior of children with ADHD, you can help ensure that family travels are memorable for fun, not meltdowns. Children and ADHD: Before Travel Begins Remember, children with ADHD do best with structure and clear expectations. “The trips that people have […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Katherine Ellison Last year, Sinan Sonmezler of Istanbul refused to keep going to school. His eighth-grade classmates called him “weird” and “stupid,” and his teachers rebuked him for his tendency to stare out the window during class. The school director told his parents he was “lazy.” Sinan has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, a condition still […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Parenting ADHD children can be confusing, stressful and challenging at times, causing parents to overlook the ‘wonderfulness’ of the child within. This seminar will offer practical parenting strategies to help reduce stress and build harmony for families with ADHD children. When: Wednesday, May 30, 2012, [7 – 8:30pm] Where: Malaprops Bookstore 55 Haywood […]Continue Reading... No Comments.