THE ABCS OF ADHD: ATTENTION IS ONLY THE BEGINNING

This lecture emphasizes why ADHD is far more than just an attention or behavioral problem, how to use understanding EF in a practical way at home and school, and what long-term, comprehensive care needs to look like to succeed. With lots of time for Q & A.

Kids and Sleep

While the biological mechanisms responsible for sleep are still unknown, it is clear that adequate sleep is required for a healthy mind and body.

What works for ADHD? Here’s what parents say

Results from this survey provide useful information to parents seeking effective ADHD treatment for their child that complements what has been learned from research-based clinical trials. In particular, the findings highlight that no treatment as currently offered in community settings is likely to produce benefits that most parents will be satisfied and that persistence in finding what works best for one’s child may often be required.

Behavior Therapy for ADHD

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends behavior therapy first for children under 6 years of age, and a combination of medication and behavior therapy for children age 6 and older.

How to Select a Professional to Work with You and/or Your Child

Choosing a professional or other specialists to help counsel, diagnose or treat you or your child with ADHD can be tricky. It is important to find a specialist that is a good fit for you or your child. The right match can be found with help from this guide that provides strategies and tips for searching for the right professionals, interviews with counselors, the roles of the parents throughout the process, questions to ask specialists, etc.