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Attention Magazine August 2014

ADHD and Executive Functioning

Russell A. Barkley PhD

We often hear that ADHD is a disorder of executive functioning and that it also involves poor self-regulation. But what do these terms mean, and how are they related?

Staying a Beat Ahead

Kristen Jacobsen

Checklists made by Adults are not that helpful in creating mental imagery for children with weak executive function skills. A better technique, when giving directions, is to use words that create mental imagery.

The Most Valuable ADHD Advice You’ll Ever Hear

Katherine McGavern

If you don’t manage an ADHD brain, it will manage you. How can you take charge of your free-spirited brain?

Organizational Technology for Students with ADHD

Katherine McGavern

As we’ve all noticed, the technologies that can be helpful can also become distractions. So how can you know what tools really will work?

When Homework Is a Family Struggle

Richard Lougy

Parents, prepare for the homework blues before they become nightly battles.

Thirsty: ADHD, Stimulant Medication, and Dehydration

Paul G. Hammerness

It’s extremely important to pay attention to proper hydration hygiene.

ADHD Between the Sheets

Linda Roggli

There’s a lot of information on how to improve your relationship when one partner has ADHD–but most of that good advice goes silent when you reach the bedroom door.

The PAX Good Behavior Game

Mark Katz, PhD

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Sluggish Cognitive Tempo

Linda Jacobson

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Recent chats with Melanie Whetzel, Heather Hebdon, and Thomas W. Phelan

Karen Sampson Hoffman, MA

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