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Carla answered the question: 7yr old with ADHD

Hello Elizabeth: Thank you for reaching out and connecting with us on AttentionConnection. For more information on complementary and other interventions,click on the following links: http://www.chadd.org/Understanding-ADHD/About-ADHD/Treatment-of …

13 hours ago

Carla answered the question: Doctor changing dosage without testing or cause?

Hello Christian: Welcome to theattention connection online community. Thank you for sharing your story. It’simportant to work with both an ADHD psychiatrist (medication), and ADHDpsychologist (adult ADHD cognitive behavioral therapy). Click the …

14 hours ago

Carla answered the question: School choice question

Hello Bruce: Welcome to theattention connection online community. This is a great question and I’m gladthat you asked it. If you’re deciding between public and private schools, considerreading this article before deciding http://www.chadd …

1 day ago

Karencreated the topic: ADHD Weekly -- Tips for Adults: Stop Procrastinating!

We can all put off until tomorrow what we shouldhave done today. But what can you do when this is a daily habit? Keep readingfor tips to stop procrastinating and start tackling your to-do list!

1 day ago

    Karencreated the topic: ADHD Weekly -- Talking with your child about ADHD

    Q: Is my10-year-old too young to be told she has an ADHD diagnosis? A: Every parent who has a child with ADHD wonderswhen and how to tell her child about the diagnosis. We looked to some expertsfor suggestions on how to handle this conversation. Keep …

    1 day ago

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      Maryloucreated the question: Parent of newly diagnosed child

      Hi. My 6 year old daughter was just recently diagnosed with ADD. Her issue is more the inability to focus or pay attention and less the hyperactivity. Has anyone had any success with non pharmacologic treatment of ADD in their child? Any recommendations …

      2 days ago

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      Amletacreated the question: A FRIEND WITH ADHD

      HI, I'm italian, I'm writing here for my best friend who has got ADHD. He's an adult  and is 28 years old, and when he was a child nobody understood this distub ADHD in him. So now he had got a diagnosis from a Psychiatrist and pharmacological …

      2 days ago

      Ruthcreated the question: Summercamp

      Can you recommend a summer camp for my 12 year old who has ADHD and executive function difficulties. I am looking for a place where he can have fun, he can flourish and work on his executive functions. Hopefully with trained professionals who know how to …

      2 days ago

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      Elizabethcreated the question: 7yr old with ADHD

      What can I give my 7yr old naturally to calm him down and reduce hyperactivity? He was on ADDERALL XR 20mg and ever since he's been on this medicine which has been 3 years , he hasn't gained any weight and I'm seeing other side effects. I want him on …

      2 days ago

      Christiancreated the question: Doctor changing dosage without testing or cause?

      Back in college I was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder after decades of other tests that tested everything from learning disabilities to a tumor in my brain. Wish I was kidding about that testing. Long story short, the doctor tested how …

      2 days ago

      Brucecreated the question: School choice question

      We have a son heading to high school who has ADD, inattentive.  We have a choice of schools..    Is there a list of questions or concerns we can use to help evaluate these schools?

      2 days ago

      Karencreated the topic: ADHD Weekly -- ADHD Complicates Romance

      Even in the best of situations, ADHD symptomscan make romance hard. When one or both partners have ADHD, the rush ofemotions can seem chaotic and the hurt feels are not far away. What can you doto keep your relationships strong and healthy? Keep reading …

      2 days ago

        Parents of Children with ADHD

        Tammyjoined the group Parents of Children with ADHD

        Group for parents of children with ADHD

        4 days ago

          christine

          I am looking for the "best place"in San Diego for an ADD eval for my 13 year old son. I am willing to pay for a private eval. Thx!

          7 days ago

            Karen answered the question: Side effects

            Hello Jessica, We occasionally hear about children or adults picking at their skins in the way your son does. Sometimes it is related to medication, other times it may be related to ADHD or other concerns and not to the medication. You may want to …

            7 days ago

            Karencreated the topic: ADHD Weekly -- Fishy or Not? Omega-3s and the ADHD Brain

            Q: If my child takes fish oil, can he stoptaking ADHD medication? A: Not so fast! The research shows there might besome benefit to taking fish oil for your health, but no evidence that it canreplace prescribed medications for ADHD. Keep reading to …

            1 week ago

              Karencreated the topic: ADHD Weekly -- Tips for Eating Healthy When Coping with ADHD

              Did you know your ADHD symptoms can get in theway of healthy meals? Our newest video features tips for eating healthy, evenwhen ADHD makes it difficult. Keep reading for pointers for healthy meals.

              1 week ago

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