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How to Advocate in the Educational System

February 9, 2017

Suggestions for communicating with your child’s teachers and school administrators to ensure that your child gets the most out of his or her educational experience.

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The CDC’s Physician Office Visits for Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents Aged 4–17 Years: United States, 2012–2013

February 1, 2017

NCHS Data Brief ■ No. 269 ■ January 2017 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics   Physician Office Visits for Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents Aged 4–17 Years: United States, 2012–2013 Michael Albert, M.D., M.P.H., Pinyao Rui, M.P.H., and Jill J. Ashman, […]

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Six Ways for Fathers with ADD to Nurture and Enjoy Their ADD Teens

January 20, 2017

Complicated relationships often arise between ADD-diagnosed fathers and teenagers. Six different strategies can help fathers learn to resolve conflicts with their ADD teenagers.

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School-Based Management of Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: 105 Tips for Teachers

January 13, 2017

Clues to the symptoms of ADHD if you think one of your students may have the disorder; as well as 105 strategies in managing classrooms that are not only helpful to students with ADHD, but are also helpful to the whole classroom.

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The Cost of a Child

December 17, 2016

Basic information on the economic estimations of having a child.

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ADHD: Keeping Track of Numbers From the CDC

December 13, 2016

ADHD: Keeping Track of Numbers Learn more about attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and discover how CDC’s research helps us all understand how ADHD impacts children and families. What is ADHD? ADHD is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders of childhood and often lasts into adulthood. More than 1 in 10 children, 4-17 years […]

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Five Tips for Parents of a Child with ADHD

December 3, 2016

5 parenting tips for children with ADHD.

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Inappropriate Behaviors? Maybe Not. The Paradox of Coping Strategies

December 2, 2016

Sometimes those with ADHD seem to conducting in inappropriate behavior, however, in some cases this behavior is just a coping mechanism.

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

December 1, 2016

Choosing a professional or specialist 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.

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The ADD/ADHD Child & School – Not Always a Good Match

November 17, 2016

Children with AD/HD are often very bright but may not be able to thrive in school because their learning environment may negatively impact their success in school.

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