DB-IOP: Hope for Families in Crisis

Attention Magazine June 2022

As ADHD experts are well awarE, SOME FAMILIES CONFRONT daily life challenges that extend well beyond the ADHD spectrum. These challenges can be of such magnitude that children who struggle with unsafe disruptive behaviors may find themselves hospitalized more than once, with some eventually referred to residential care. Worse yet, some of these families live far…

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TOOLS: Teaching Online Organizational and Virtual Learning Skills


TOOLS is a new video series that describes evidence-based strategies for youth with ADHD and their adult supports—parents, caregivers, teachers, and clinicians. These behavioral and organizational strategies are aimed to support learning and academic success for youth with ADHD. Academic success requires ingredients such as planning, organization, persistence toward long-term goals, and the ability to…

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Understanding and Differentiating Between Autism and ADHD

There is often CONFUSION AND DEBATE regarding the distinction between ADHD and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This article begins with a description and elaboration of their similarities and differences. Then we’ll examine the impact of these two disorders in a four-year-old boy who has this dual diagnosis within a typical classroom, before closing with a discussion…

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