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Inappropriate Behaviors? Maybe Not. The Paradox of Coping Strategies

August 11, 2017

Sometimes those with ADHD seem to conducting in inappropriate behavior, however, in some cases this behavior is just a coping mechanism.

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How to Select a Professional to Work with You and/or Your Child

June 29, 2017

Choosing a professional or specialist 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.

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Letter to Mom and Dad

May 12, 2017

A list of “do’s” and” don’ts” for parents.

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Would Your Child Benefit from a Clinical Trial?

March 29, 2017

  You may have heard of clinical trials, and your doctor may even have suggested your child enroll in one. Clinical trials are voluntary research studies conducted in people and designed to answer specific questions about the safety and/or effectiveness of drugs, vaccines, other therapies, or new ways of using existing treatments. If your child were to…

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Online Anger Management Resources

March 21, 2017

Online Anger Management Resources VA Mental Health Services   Anger is an emotion that everyone feels. It can range from mild irritation to rage. Different people experience different triggers. The most common triggers are stress, frustration, disappointment and annoyance. Everyone gets angry, but it becomes a problem when it happens too often and negatively affect daily life. To…

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Parenting Tips and Resources from the NIH

March 18, 2017

Links to parenting tips and resources from the NIH.

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Dr. Norma Doft’s: “Parenting Skills” Program

March 17, 2017

Norma Doft teaches a “Parenting Skills” course for parents of children with ADHD or any other learning disability.

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Connect with Your Children this Summer

March 7, 2017

  Connect with Your Children this Summer PARENTING FOR SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS (PARENTING)                                                               MHS Newsletter/Blog Post By Dr. Carolyn Greene, VA Mental Health Services…

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Five Tips for Parents of a Child with ADHD

December 3, 2016

5 parenting tips for children with ADHD.

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The Stress on Parents of Raising a Teen with ADHD – Moms and Dads Differ

October 3, 2016

Learn how moms and dads differ when parenting teens with ADHD/ADD.

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