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ADHD Weekly, October 3, 2019

October Is ADHD Awareness Month: Why That’s Important

October is ADHD Awareness Month. CHADD is working with partners in the ADHD Awareness Coalition to educate people on the facts of ADHD—symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment—and dispel some of the myths surrounding this disorder, which affects more than 17 million people in the United States alone. Why is ADHD awareness important? The ADHD Awareness Coalition,…



Early ADHD Treatment Prevents Serious Complications

Early intervention for ADHD helps children in school and daily life. A new study shows that including medication in the treatment plan has specific benefits, including lower risk of developing common co-occurring conditions. Medications for ADHD can help to improve a child’s ability to focus on educational materials and stay on task, as well as…



Podcast: Nerve Stimulation for ADHD?

ADHD 365 Podcast: Can ADHD Symptoms be Treated By Stimulating the Brain? Featuring Max Wiznitzer, MD Can ADHD symptoms be treated by stimulating portions of the brain while someone sleeps? A new external trigeminal nerve stimulation (eTNS) system approved by the US Food and Drug Administration offers that possibility. Some parents say they’re ready to…



Parent to Parent Webinar: When You and Your Child Have ADHD

Parent to Parent: When You and Your Child Have ADHD–Strategies and Treatment Options that Help with Everyday Parenting Challenges Thursday, October 10, 7 PM ET | Free Webinar Join us for this webinar to learn strategies and treatment options to help with everyday parenting challenges for children with ADHD. Eva O’Malley, the mother of a…