Using the five pillars of positive parenting with ADHD to bring peace to your home https://www.addrc.org/library/Parenting%20in%20Captivity.mp4 Explore the specific hurdles and challenges that show up when parenting with ADHD. Dr. Caldwell discusses particular strategies you can employ to bring peace, calm, and connection back to parenting and how to parent through the stress, discomfort, and … Read more
When a child is diagnosed with ADHD, parents confront the difficult decision about which treatment(s) to pursue to best help their child succeed. While deciding on an initial treatment plan is important, equally important is establishing a plan to monitor how well that treatment is working on a sustained basis, regardless of what specific treatment(s) … Read more
The transition to college is challenging for many students and can be especially difficult for those with ADHD. Many who have relied on parents to help them with organization and time management struggle when this help is less available.
Compared to what they were used to in high school, life for most college students is less structured and there are often large gaps between when class assignments are due. Many classes have no attendance policy and it is solely up to students to get themselves consistently to class. Read More…
Many children have fears and worries and may feel sad and hopeless from time to time. Strong fears may appear at different times during development. For example, toddlers are often very distressed about being away from their parents, even if they are safe and cared for. Although some fears and worries are typical in children, … Read more
William T. Basco, Jr, MD, MS OctoberÂ 30,Â 2018 What are the factors that predict adherence with ADHD medication? A prospective longitudinal cohort studyÂ attempted to answer that question by examining a range of demographic and clinical characteristics that may predict improved adherence. These included physician behaviors and practices; parental practices, including several qualitative measures; family beliefs about … Read more
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.
Complicated relationships often arise between ADHD-diagnosed fathers and teenagers. Six different strategies can help fathers learn to resolve conflicts with their ADHD teenagers.
Most fathers envision themselves as a supportive parent, but how can a father be a good parent if he has AD/HD himself? and so does his offspring? Behaviors that often bother us most are the negative traits we see in ourselves, but through various coaching strategies, dads can effectively manage their own battles with AD/HD, as well as parenting their attention-deficit child in a loving manner.