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Attention Magazine December 2016
Helping an Unserved Population: Parents of Financially Dependent Adults with ADHD
Sharyn S. Rhodes
Some adults with ADHD, especially those who didn’t receive effective interventions and modern treatments are still supported by or living with their middle-aged and senior parents. Read about a support group formed for those parents.
Build Your Own Public Relations Plan
Caroline Maguire MEd, ACCG, PCC
With these five strategies, adults with ADHD can identify social perceptions and work more effectively with others.
Strategy-Based Living: How I Get My ADHD ReWired
One life-changing, perspective-shifting concept–“We have to let go of productivity as a measure of our self-worth”–helps this writer to be more productive.
What Does the New Guidance Mean for Students with ADHD
This document can change the way your child’s school treats students with ADHD, so it is vital that you know what is says and how it can impact your role as your child’s advocate.
Alchemy for ADHD: Turning Fear into Fuel for Success
Jerome Schultz PhD
Many students with ADHD develop a negative attitude toward challenging tasks. Here’s how to neutralize their fear factor.
When Rewards & Punishments Don’t Work
Children do well if they can. Find out how collaborative problem solving can help them build critical cognitive skills and restore relationships.
Bad Habits or Executive Function Issues?
Ari Tuckman PsyD, MBA
Focus on the Present Moment: Mindfulness & ADHD [Webinar Guest: Mark Bertin]
2016 Young Scientist Awards
2016 Young Scientist Awards recipients Joseph Raiker, PhD, and Michael Meinzer, PhD, summarize their winning research submissions: “The implications of cognitive deficits for improving treatment response in children with ADHD,” and “Development and open trial of a depression prevention intervention for adolescents with ADHD”.
Resources for Spanish Speakers
Resources for Spanish Speakers from the National Resource Center on ADHD: A Program of CHADD includes a helpline, factsheets, webinars, a website, and an online community.
Strategies for Managing Emotions: The Process Model of Emotion Regulation
The five emotion regulation strategies are Situation Selection, Situation Modification, Attention Deployment, Cognitive Change or Reappraisal, and Response Modulation.
Neurofeedback and Persistence of Symptoms
Review of two research studies that examine what childhood factors predict whether ADHD persists into adulthood, and if neurofeedback is an effective alternative to medication.