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.
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.
Our A.D.D. Resource Center (ADDRC) Coaches work with high-functioning adults, children and adolescents to remediate those issues that negatively impact their daily lives, and explore ways to attain greater satisfaction, self-actualization and joy.
A compilation of articles on practical advice and strategies for handling ADHD/ADD at home and at school.
Harold R. Meyer and Susan K. Lasky take you through various steps in order to efficiently write emails.
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.
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.