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ADHD Weekly, July 25, 2019

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What’s Up with Athletes and ADHD?

Many young people with ADHD are drawn to sports, or encouraged to participate, as a way to manage ADHD symptoms. Research has frequently shown the benefits of sport activities for ADHD along with the physical health benefits. Now a group of researchers is asking if ADHD is more common in athletes than previously thought. It…



Telehealth for ADHD?

Question: Our family lives in a rural county. The nearest city with a teen ADHD program is two hours away. I’ve been reading about telemental health services, but I’m still not sure what they are or how they work. Can they help my son and his ADHD? Answer: “Telemental” is a relatively new word meaning…



CHADD Receives Award to Continue Resource Center

CHADD has been awarded the Implementing Evidence-Based Health Promotion Programs for Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder cooperative agreement from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The agreement allows CHADD to continue its National Resource Center on ADHD program to provide information, education and consultation. The program was begun by CHADD through a previous agreement…



Video: Which ADHD Medication Is The Best Choice For You?

Ask the Expert Highlight: The Choice is in the Details: Medication Options for ADHD Featuring Max Wiznitzer, MD Including medication as part of a child’s ADHD treatment plan can help to improve symptoms. Adults who include it often find their symptoms reduced. But the decision to include medication is an important one that includes knowing…