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Attention Magazine August 2021

I-PCIT: When Help Is Needed Now

Mark Katz

PROMISING PRACTICES




Small Talk Is Painful

Caroline Maguire ACCG, PCC, MEd

CONNECTION MATTERS




ADHD and Healthy Lifestyle Behavior

Yuanyuan Jiang and Minyeong Cho

RESEARCH BRIEFS




Coping with and Recovering from the Pandemic: Key School Issues for Kids with ADHD

Matt Cohen JD

What can be done to ease the transition back to in-person instruction, assist students still in remote learning, or seek extra help from schools for services lost during shutdowns?




Calling All Students: We Need You!

Shari Gent and Kristin D. Sinclair

Student-led meetings can be a prime opportunity to build self-determination and advocacy skills.




Tracking Homework Assignments: Why Students with ADHD Struggle

Carey A. Heller

Here are some practical strategies and tools you can customize to meet the needs of your child or teen.




The Gender Myths
(Or “Only Boys Have ADHD”)

Ellen Littman PhD

Girls, once excluded from the conversation, were overlooked—because girls with ADHD look very different from boys with ADHD.




The Myth of ADHD Overdiagnosis

Margaret H. Sibley PhD

Incorrect diagnoses may be made sometimes, but a bigger problem is that many people with ADHD are missed.




The Parent As If They Are Younger Myth

Carey A. Heller

What six-year-old wants to be treated like they are three years old?




“If This Is Supposed to Be Easy, Why Is It So Hard?”

Vidya Guhan MS, CCC-SLP, ACCG, PCC, MCAC

Without understanding the ADHD brain, it is easy to think they “could do it if they wanted to.”




Angels & Demons

Br. Jim Woodrum SSJE

Now three years into his life-changing ADHD diagnosis, he’s discovering new things about himself that he’d never known before.




What a Difference a Year Makes: The 2021 Conference on ADHD

Zara Harris

A new platform and a team of experienced digital wizards will help us navigate the 2021 Virtual International Conference on ADHD.