ADHD Symptoms & Diagnosis

ADHD Treated, Tics Tamed

"We traded in one problem for another!" You've finally found a medication that manages your child's ADHD symptoms..... Controlling your child's tics »

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Adult ADHD

15 Good Habits Your Brain Craves (But Isn't Getting)

Runaway emotions cause more than drama. They undermine relationships, sap motivation, and lead to regretful actions. Here, learn... more »

Parenting ADHD Children

How Parent-Training Programs Work

Children with ADHD are up to 11 times more likely than their peers to develop oppositional defiant disorder,... Strategies for changing defiant behavior»

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ADHD Treatment

The 5 Most Common Med Side Effects — and Their Fixes

"The most common side effects are appetite suppression, headache, dry mouth, and insomnia." Use these doctor-recommended strategies to... Ease appetite, sleep, mood problems »

Expert tips for positive classroom behavior

School & Learning Disabilities

Real IEP Accommodations That Really Work

ADDitude readers share the school accommodations — as well as IEP tips and tricks — that help their... more »

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Executive Dysfunction
What’s Your Bag?
I store loads of stuff in bags, forget what’s in there, only to be surprised when I finally... more »

ADHD News Feed
Department of Education Issues Letter Demanding Schools Support Students with ADHD
The Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) sent a letter telling noncompliant schools — in no... more »


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