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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 ACCG, PCC, MEd

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

Eric Tivers

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

Ingrid Alpern

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

Ben Stich

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

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Focus on the Present Moment: Mindfulness & ADHD [Webinar Guest: Mark Bertin]

Robyn Maggio

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2016 Young Scientist Awards

Zuali Malsawma

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

Carla Marin

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

Mark Katz

The five emotion regulation strategies are Situation Selection, Situation Modification, Attention Deployment, Cognitive Change or Reappraisal, and Response Modulation.




Neurofeedback and Persistence of Symptoms

Meghan Miller

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.