Will My Child Be Messed Up Forever?

Many parents are discouraged by their child’s bad behavior, but children do change due to their ability to learn problem solving skills. Yet, children cannot do it alone. Parents also have to learn new skills to make changes in their child’s behavior.

Treatment of Children with Mental Illness | NIMH

“This fact sheet addresses common questions about diagnosis and treatment options for children with mental illnesses. Disorders affecting children may include anxiety disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, and schizophrenia.”

ADHD Executive Function And School Success

It has been discovered that the executive functioning (EF)—also known as critical cognitive skills—deficits of students with ADHD causes them to take three years longer to mature than those without the disorder. What are examples of EF deficits? How does this impact an ADHD student? And how does one overcome their executive functioning deficit?

The Children Left Behind

Many children who have ADHD are not diagnosed, and many parents think their child is just going through a phase and thus do not seek help for their child. What actions can schools and parents do to help their ADHD children?