Treating Children for ADHD Can Have Benefits for the Next Generation
Addressing ADHD in children can help them be successful in their lives and may help to improve the lives of their future children.
A Month of Awareness and Empowerment
October is ADHD Awareness Month. The ADHD Coalition has brought together leading experts from around the world to answer the most common questions about the disorder.
School Is Different Now. Does Your Child’s Plan Still Work?
Does your child’s educational plan need to be updated for at-home or hybrid learning? You can still meet with the education team, even during the pandemic.
Don’t Stop the Movement!
Research shows kids with ADHD perform better on complex attention tasks when they are fidgeting, which can also be helpful for those who struggle with remote learning. What are some of the socially acceptable options to consider?
Balancing Your Job and Your Child’s Educational Needs
What is your family navigating this fall—remote learning, hybrid school schedules, working from home, or a return to your workplace? If ADHD is also in the mix, you’ll need to create structure to handle all the competing demands.
The Therapist Is Online: Telehealth for ADHD Has Benefits and Drawbacks
The COVID-19 health crisis has prompted an expansion of telehealth services, including online therapy for ADHD. One psychologist shares his experiences providing telehealth care for patients with ADHD.
Podcast: Online Learning for Children with ADHD
Students who have ADHD already face learning challenges while in the classroom. Switching to online learning takes away some of the supportive structures most students with ADHD need to be productive.
Screen Time May Not Be Harming Social Skills
The use of digital devices by children has increased during the current health crisis. Their social skills, though, may not be as badly affected as many parents fear.
Make Plans for Your Child’s Education Now
School will be starting soon, and most districts have made changes to the educational day. Now is the time to meet with educators to discuss your child’s academic accommodations.
Does My Child Need a Tutor or a Coach?
You may wonder if your child will need additional support in these unsettled times, whether or not there is an IEP or 504 plan in place. If you’re unsure, first differentiate between tutoring and coaching as activities, and then identify the professionals who offer these services.
How to Write a Teacher Letter
No matter how your child’s school is handling the school year, it’s more important than ever to communicate with the teacher. Here’s how one parent helped new teachers to understand what did and did not work with his son.
Telehealth for Teens and Young Adults with ADHD
Daily life during this pandemic continues to be unsettled and disrupted. Here are some suggestions if you find it affecting the emotional well-being of family members in this age group.
Getting Some Sunshine Could Help Lessen ADHD Symptoms
Is it a myth that sunshine can affect ADHD symptoms for some people? Researchers are exploring the possibility that it could be helpful.
Podcast: Helping African-American Students with ADHD Succeed
The African-American community is affected by ADHD at the same rate as other communities in the United States. However, barriers to evaluation and treatment for children with ADHD remain. Dr. Anita Stoddard discusses how we can overcome those barriers and create opportunities for success for African-American children.
Students with ADHD Adapt to Online College Courses
Colleges suddenly closed their campuses this spring, and many will shift to online courses for the fall semester. Students with ADHD may need to take a different approach to succeed with this new challenge.
New Options for ADHD Treatment During COVID-19
New options are available for people being treated for physical, mental, or emotional illness during the social distancing required to prevent spread of the novel coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19.