A NYTimes Sunday Magazine article chronicling a few adultsâ€™ diagnosis and experiences with ADD in the workplace, while combating the law and stigmas against them.
â€œAllowing extended time for adolescents with ADHD to complete tests involving reading may help to compensate for their impairments of working memory and processing speed, allowing them to score closer to their actual verbal abilities.â€
Are you a martyr to save your kids from pain? Do you bail them out repeatedly? Is their behavior your fault? Problem solving is a better solution than the above. James Lehman explains the ineffective roles parents may fall into.
Those with ADHD often have troubling sleeping at night. Try a few strategies to help ensure a better night’s rest.
Audio presentation by Ned Hallowell.
“Procrastination can be caused by several things. You may procrastinate because you donâ€™t enjoy a task. You may procrastinate because a task is large and challenging to organize. Or, you may procrastinate because you arenâ€™t sure how to accomplish the task.”
“This update is in follow-up to the FDA Communication about an Ongoing Safety Review of Stimulant Medications used in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).”
by: Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, Maestra en Ciencias Hace cinco aÃ±os, la mayorÃa de los padres y maestros de estudiantes con TDA no sospechaba siquiera que el Ã©xito acadÃ©mico de un niÃ±o estÃ¡ supeditado al desarrollo sÃ³lido de sus funciones ejecutivas. Hoy en dÃa, sin embargo, muchos padres informados y educadores han caÃdo en la … Read more
Report finding that training in parenting strategies is a low-risk and effective method for improving behavior in ADHD diagnosed preschool children, rather than the less proven effective use of medications for children younger than 6 years old.
Parents often feel the need to snoop into their teenâ€™s private life; but, when is it appropriate and when is it not? Giving a child privacy as to what they hide in his or her room is a privilege for being trustworthy. However, if your child is partaking in an incriminating habit/behavior, it may be necessary to â€œspyâ€ on him or her. There are effective ways to â€œspyâ€ on your child, and there are proper ways to confront your child about what you, the parent, discovers.