Children with ADHD need more positive input than their peers, but they get less.

— Melinda Boring

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DIAGNOSIS
Is It ADHD? A symptom checklist for children. More ►

DISCIPLINE STRATEGIES
Oppositional and Defiant Why typical discipline doesn’t work. More ►

SCHOOLWORK
Homework Help Secrets to finishing faster and with less frustration. More ►

BACK-TO-SCHOOL
The Ultimate School Guide Accommodations, organization, homework, and much more. More ►

THE ADHD DIET
Fight ADHD with Food The high-protein, low-sugar, no-additive diet for ADHD. More ►

IS IT ADHD?
ADD in Women Do your symptoms of depression or anxiety point to ADD?
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ADHD PARENTING
When Regular Discipline Fails Tired of nagging and yelling? There is a better way. Learn more ►

RELATED CONDITIONS
Sensory Processing Is your child sensitive to sounds, touch or taste? What you need to know. More ►

SLEEP PROBLEMS
Why She Won’t Sleep And what you can do about it. Learn more ►

ADHD TREATMENT
Kids' Natural Therapies From fish oil and zinc, to brain training and behavior therapy. More ►

INSIDE THE ADHD BRAIN
Why We Act the Way We Do Why ADHD adults hyperfocus, obsess, doubt our abilities, and more. Learn more ►

ADHD TEENS
High School Survival Guide Help your teen grow more independent, self-sufficient, and trustworthy.
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ADHD TREATMENT
ADHD Meds, Explained Insider tips to get the most from ADHD meds. View slideshow ►

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