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ADHD Symptoms & Diagnosis

Silencing Skeptics: The Truth About ADHD and LD

What is ADHD? Does medication really help? Can adults have it? Learn to clear up common misperceptions about... more »

Adult ADHD

Girl Power(houses): Inspiring Women with ADHD

Women with ADHD are fighters. They battle to have their symptoms evaluated, diagnosed, and treated. And then they... ADHD women»

Parenting ADHD Children

Train the Parent, Help the Child

Sometimes, medication alone does not turn around a child's negative behaviors. If you're a parent at the end... more »

ADHD Treatment

The Sugar Wars: How Diet Impacts ADHD Symptoms

Simple changes in diet — like cutting back on sugary snacks — could bring out the sweeter side... more »

School & Learning Disabilities

The School Went Too Far This Time

Misbehavior at school — violent outbursts, in particular — requires swift, forceful action. But if a teacher's or... more »

ADHD Symptoms & Diagnosis

Never Enough? Why Your Brain Craves Stimulation

At times, it feels the ADHD brain is never sated — particularly when it comes to common sources... more »

Adult ADHD

Just Tired — or Tired of Work?

If ineffective, exhausting multitasking has caused you to fall behind at work, use these strategies to truly focus... more »

Parenting ADHD Children

No Judgment. No Guilt. Just ADHD Support and Understanding.

A support group for parents of children with ADHD, learning disabilities, or other special needs offers the kind... more »

ADHD Treatment

Music Therapy: Sound Medicine for ADHD

Parents, take note: music therapy builds better focus, self-control, and social skills in kids with ADHD. Plus, you... Tuned-in treatment »

School & Learning Disabilities

When Traditional Schools Fail Your Child

When a child is left behind, ignored, or frustrated in a traditional classroom setting, many parents begin researching... more »

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Be Our Guest
ADHD Pride: We’re Great at Starting Over and Attempting Better
Resilience and adaptability are not just skills on a resume. They are our way of life... more »

ADHD News Feed
A Better Way to Find the Ideal Dose of Methylphenidate
Titrating medication over a longer period of time may help adults with ADHD more effectively reduce their symptoms... more »

ADDitude Webinars
How Stimulant Medications May Improve Executive Functions
On Thursday, April 6th, at 1 pm ET, join us for a free expert webinar with Dr. Charles... more »

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Tools and Checklists

DIAGNOSIS
Is It ADHD? A symptom checklist for children. More ►

DISCIPLINE STRATEGIES
Oppositional and Defiant Why typical discipline doesn’t work. More ►

SCHOOLWORK
Homework Help Secrets to finishing faster and with less frustration. More ►

BACK-TO-SCHOOL
The Ultimate School Guide Accommodations, organization, homework, and much more. More ►

THE ADHD DIET
Fight ADHD with Food The high-protein, low-sugar, no-additive diet for ADHD. More ►

IS IT ADHD?
ADD in Women Do your symptoms of depression or anxiety point to ADD?
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ADHD PARENTING
When Regular Discipline Fails Tired of nagging and yelling? There is a better way. Learn more ►

RELATED CONDITIONS
Sensory Processing Is your child sensitive to sounds, touch or taste? What you need to know. More ►

SLEEP PROBLEMS
Why She Won’t Sleep And what you can do about it. Learn more ►

ADHD TREATMENT
Kids' Natural Therapies From fish oil and zinc, to brain training and behavior therapy. More ►

INSIDE THE ADHD BRAIN
Why We Act the Way We Do Why ADHD adults hyperfocus, obsess, doubt our abilities, and more. Learn more ►

ADHD TEENS
High School Survival Guide Help your teen grow more independent, self-sufficient, and trustworthy.
Learn more ►


ADHD TREATMENT
ADHD Meds, Explained Insider tips to get the most from ADHD meds. View slideshow ►

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