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.
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?
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.
Statistics about American ADHD children aged 5-17, 1998-2009. Some statistical information includes: key findings, percentage of ADHD children diagnosed between 1998-2009, ADHD prevalence varied by race, etc.
Video by Dr. Hallowell.
General information video.
Audio presentation by Dr. Abikoff focuses on two ADHD topics during his presentation.
A comprehensive guide for Special Education in New York State for children ages 3-21. (Not updated for the 2004 requirements of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).
A few different screening tests to help determine whether you think your child, or young adult, may have ADHD. (A screener in not a definitive test.)