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Children and Teens With ADHD

Want to find out more information about parenting strategies for children and teens with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), tips for school success, helping your child make and keep friends, reading materials and resources for understanding and helping children and teens with ADHD? You will find it here.
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What Special Education Services Are Available to My Child at School?
Learn more about special education services and accommodations for children with ADHD.

How to Talk to Your Child About ADHD
How to talk to your child about his or her ADHD diagnosis. Words to use to explain ADHD to your child.

Helping A Child With ADHD to Follow Directions
Helping children with ADHD follow directions.

Are There Specific Colleges Geared Towards Students with ADHD?
College and ADHD. Choosing the right college when you have ADHD. ADHD and the college search

Parent to Parent Program
Parent education is essential if your child has ADHD. Learn about the Parent to Parent program which provides parent education and support to families with ADHD.

Summer Camp and ADHD - Things to Consider
Summer camp and ADHD. What are some things to consider about summer camp when your child has ADHD?

Summer Camps for Kids with ADHD
Listing of ADHD summer camps. Summer camps for children with ADHD.

Parenting and ADD ADHD
What You Need to Know If You are a Parent of a Child With ADHD

ADHD and School Success Strategies
ADHD and school success strategies. Learn tips and strategies for teaching children with ADHD.

Teens and ADHD
Understanding and parenting your ADD/ADHD teen. Learn tips for parenting your ADD/ADHD teen.

Tips for Parenting a Child with ADHD
Learn tips for parenting a child with ADD/ADHD. Help improve your child's ADHD behavior with these tips.

Parenting with ADD
Learn more about parenting with ADD ADHD. Read tips and strategies for parents with ADD ADHD.

School Tips for ADHD Kids
Simple school tips can help a child with ADHD succeed. Understanding ADHD and implementing simple strategies and tips in school can help a child with ADHD be more successful in school.

Back-to-School and ADHD
Back-to-school time can be a hard transition for children with ADHD. Here are some back-to-school tips for helping your ADHD child make the adjustment.

Interview with Debbie Phelps
Interview with Debbie Phelps, mother of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps. Tips for handling the holidays, vacations, and summer and helping your ADHD child.

18 Simple School Strategies for ADHD Kids
A list of school and classroom strategies for the ADHD student. Classroom tips for ADD ADHD students.

Top 10 Winter Energy Outlets for Kids With ADHD
Top ten list of winter time energy outlets for kids with ADHD. Suggestions for fun exercises and energy outlets for your child this winter.

Attention Dads: You’re Needed at School
There are tremendous benefits associated with fathers getting involved in their child's school. What are some ways fathers can get involved at school?

Are Any ADD Accommodations Available to Me in College?
Transitioning to college life and academics can be hard for students with ADD/ADHD. Learn about accommodations for ADD students in college.

5 Fun “Green” Outdoor Activities
Nature and outdoor play may improve symptoms, especially attention, in children with ADHD. Have some fun with these five "green" activities and learn about our wonderful outdoor world in the process!

Halloween Safety
Don't forget Halloween Safety on the trick or treating trail. Read Halloween Safety Tips for your children from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Childhood Depression
Children with ADD ADHD may be at higher risk for childhood depression. Learn more about the signs of childhood depression.

Behavior Therapy - The Three C’s of Parenting and Teaching Children with ADHD
Behavior therapy is very effective in helping to treat symptoms of ADHD in children. Learn more about behavior therapy and ADHD.

Understanding Anger and ADD ADHD
Why Do Some Kids with ADD ADHD Have Issues with Anger Control? What Can Parents Do to Help?

How Can I Help My Children with Their ADHD Sibling?
Being a sibling to a child with ADD/ADHD can be tough. Read on to learn tips for helping siblings of ADD/ADHD children.

How can I help my ADHD child with his behaviors?
What are some simple parenting tips to help your ADHD/ADD child at home. Read on to learn strategies for helping your ADHD/ADD child.

My Daughter Can Be Very Argumentative. What Do I Do?
Parenting a teenager with ADHD can be a challenge. Here are some tips that may help.

Parenting a Child with ADD / ADHD
Sometimes it can feel a bit isolating to have a child struggling with issues of ADHD. It can certainly be overwhelming at times. You may question whether there are things you should be doing differently. It may even cause strain within the family and in your relationship with your partner. You may feel guilt at getting frustrated at times. You may feel exhausted and unsure. You are not alone. Th…

Teaching ADD / ADHD Children
Teaching ADD ADHD children in group settings can present challenges. Understanding about ADD ADHD can help you modify your teaching approach to help those with ADD ADHD and the overall class.

ADHD Children and Group Settings
How does ADD / ADHD impact behavior and relationships in group settings? Groups can present many challenges for children with ADHD. Learn more about how ADHD affects group dynamics.

Morning Routines and ADD - Avoid the Morning Rush
Morning routines help all children, especially those with ADD and ADHD. Read on to learn tips for making morning time more manageable for your ADD child by establishing good morning time routines.

Understanding ADHD Children and Anger
Why do some children with ADHD often react with intense anger? Read on to understand more about anger and ADHD.

Anger and ADHD
Anger and ADHD can sometimes go hand in hand. Anger can certainly present itself in children with ADHD. Here are tips parents can use to help their ADHD child better manage anger issues.

Top 10 Back-to-School Tips
Make back to school time a little easier for your ADD / ADHD child with these simple tips. Read the top 10 tips for Back to School with ADHD.

Tics and ADHD
Tics and ADHD often occur together. How can parents recognize tics in the ADHD child? What are important issues to consider with tics and ADHD?

Set Aside at Least 20 Minutes a Day...
Children with ADHD thrive with positive attention. So often ADHD children receive negative attention. Setting up special one on one time with your ADHD child can help improve behaviors and feelings of self esteem.

Help Make Cleanup Time Easier for Your Child
Parenting a child with ADD or ADHD can be a challenge. What are some simple parenting strategies that can help.

How Can I Help My ADD Daughter?
Parenting an ADD teen can be a challenge. What are some parenting tips for teens with ADD?

Parenting with ADD
Parenting a child with ADD or ADHD can be a challenge, but what if the parent also has ADD? Tips for the ADD parent.

Preschool Children and ADHD
Help for the preschool child with ADHD. Differentiating between normal preschool behavior and ADHD and the advantages of early diagnosis.

Transitioning a Child With ADHD to a Summer Schedule
For children with ADHD, a routine and a regular schedule continue to be important during the summer months. Read on to learn tips for putting a summer schedule in place for your ADHD child.

ADD Behavior Or Normal Teen Behaviors?
Parenting an ADHD child can be a challenge. One About.com user writes in for parenting advice.

Parenting Your ADHD Child Towards Good Decisions about Alcohol and Drug Use
We all want our ADHD children and teens to make good decisions related to alcohol and drugs. Read on to learn parenting tips to help ADHD pre-teens and teens make good choices.

What Can I Do To Help My Impulsive Child With ADD?
Parenting and ADHD child can present some challenges. What are some good parenting strategies for children with ADHD?

Girls and ADHD
We are only just beginning to understand more about ADD ADHD in girls. In fact, boys are three times more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit disorder as compared to girls. What are some of the signs of ADD ADHD in girls?

What’s Your Child’s Learning Style?
What type of learning style does your ADD or ADHD child favor? Knowing more about your child's learning style can make a big difference in your child’s school success.

Understanding and Nurturing Your Child’s Creativity
There are gifts that accompany ADHD. One gift that many individuals with ADHD possess is the gift of creativity. What can parents and teachers do to nurture this creativity?

Helping An ADHD Child Develop Positive Peer Relationships
Peer relationships can be a real challenge for children with ADHD. Dr. Linda Sonna provides tips for helping your ADHD child develop and maintain friendships.

How Do I Know If My Child Is Creative?
Creativity is a trait that is often shared by those with ADHD. How can parents learn to recognize signs of creativity? Read on to learn more about ADHD and creativity.

How Can I Get My Son To Focus On His Homework?
What is a good strategy to get your ADD or ADHD child focused on homework? Read on to learn a simple homework tips using timers.

Nurturing Your Child’s Strengths
Parenting children or teens with ADD or ADHD, we can sometimes get caught in the trap of focusing only on the problem behaviors in children with ADD or ADHD. In doing this we lose site of the unique abilities and strengths that each child possesses. Dr. Lara Honos-Webb gives tips on positive parenting strategies to help your child with ADHD.

Simple School Strategies for Your ADHD Child:
Creating time in the day to allow your ADD or ADHD child to engage in physical activity can make a difference in his success in the classroom. Dr. Lara Honos-Webb offers some simple tips for parents and teachers of ADHD children.

ADHD and Nutrition
Good nutrition can play a complementary role in a child’s treatment. When an ADHD child’s diet is balanced and healthy, his ADHD symptoms may be a little better controlled. Jennifer Shu, pediatrician and author, offers advice.

14 Ways to Show Love for Your Child This Valentine's Day
Days are busy when parenting a child with ADHD or ADD, but it is important to slow down and express your love. The American Academy of Pediatrics provides a wonderful list of ways to show your love for your child this Valentine’s Day.

Tips for Maintaining a Scream-Free Home
Sometimes it is hard to get ADHD children to listen and follow directions. This leads to stressful feelings and frustrations on the part of the parent. At times we may lose our cool. What is the best way to remain in calm and in control? Kirk Martin, Executive Director of Celebrate!ADHD provides some parenting tips.

Tips For Improving Communication with Your Child
Parenting an ADHD child can present some challenges. Many parents express frustrations over simply getting their ADD or ADHD child to slow down, pay attention, and follow directions. Kirk Martin, Executive Director of Celebrate!ADHD, provides expert advice.

The ADD Child vs the ADHD Child
ADD or ADHD? Sometimes it is confusing to sort through the different types of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. What are the differences between ADD and ADHD in children? Read on to learn.

Homework Strategies
Homework, homeworkdoes anyone really like homework? For a child with ADHD just getting the assignment written down and the correct books in the book bag to go home can be a monumental task.

Parenting Children and Teens with ADD/ADHD
Being a parent is a tough job. At times it can be exhausting and overwhelming. It is normal to worry about our children. We wish for the best for them. It is hard to see them struggle and glorious to see them succeed. Parenting a child with ADHD can triple, even quadruple these feelings.

Classroom Strategies for Students With ADHD
Learn 18 simple strategies to use in the classroom to help students with ADHD.

ADHD and Driving
All parents worry when their teen reaches driving age. Parents of teens with ADHD may have even more reason to be concerned.

Helping Your Daughter with ADD/ADHD to Feel Good About Herself
The difficulties associated with ADD/ADHD symptoms can lead many girls to feel isolated and alone. Check out this article to learn ways to help your daughter feel good about herself.

High School
High school is tough when you have ADD/ADHD, but you can make it easier...

Understanding Teens With ADHD
Learn more about the challenges teenagers with ADHD experience.

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