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Attention Magazine February 2000

ADHD And Test Accommodations

Patricia Horan Latham

This article explains test accommodations, such as extended time, that may be requested by individuals with ADHD under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (RA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). Also described is how ADHD qualifies as a disability under these laws, and the documentation needed to support disability claims.

Adult ADHD and Social Skills: What Does Everybody Else Know that I Don’t?

Michele Novotni PhD

This article explains the social difficulties faced by adults with ADHD and gives strategies they can use to improve them. Included are lists to help them focus on specific skills in certain areas.

Risk, Resilience and ADHD: Improving the Future of Children at Risk

Robert B. Brooks

Children with ADHD are at risk to have personal, social, and educational difficulties into their adult years. Children whose parents help them develop a resilient mindset will be better prepared to cope with the difficulties of ADHD.

For Good Career Choices, Ask 20 Questions

Wilma Fellman

This article provides guidelines for individuals with ADHD to follow when determining a choice of career.