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Attention Magazine Fall 1999

Homework: Making it Proactive and Positive

Candace S. Bos

Homework can be an area of great stress for children with ADHD and their parents. This article explains how to make homework proactive, how to set homework goals, and how to make homework positive.

Back to School: Advice for Parents of Young Children with ADHD

Phyllis Anne Teeter

This article offers practical advice for “going back to school” for parents of children in preschool or elementary school. It covers what to expect, how to cope, attitudes that will help, and strategies for success at home and at school.

Who Has a Disability under the ADA?

Peter S. Latham

This article discusses the recent Supreme Court ruling that narrows the interpretation of “disability” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It reviews basics on the ADA disability definition and discusses three cases that reflect the Supreme Court’s view.

Close Relationships, Intimacy, and ADHD

H. Russell Searight

This article discusses the problems that adults with ADHD may have in intimate relationships. It offers guidelines for establishing satisfying relationships and communicating effectively.

Getting Organized

Patricia L. Harman

This article offers suggestions for getting organized in the home and the workplace. It also presents ideas for developing structure for children.