Your kiddo struggles with attention deficit disorder. How can you help them? An ADHD device is now available as an alternative to medications. Here’s the scoop on how it works.
Experts think that ADHD is a brain-based, genetic condition. While screen time is making attention spans shorter, there is currently no evidence that it causes ADHD.
Younger students entering kindergarten are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than older students in the same class, finds a new study. But is accurate diagnosis the real issue?
Can spending too much time on TV, the iPad or video games cause ADHD? Our expert discusses the evidence.
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The teachers say your son keeps fidgeting with his pencils, gets out of his chair frequently and has trouble focusing. Could he have Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Find out how clinicians weigh your child’s symptoms to make an accurate diagnosis. Also, learn what to consider to make a careful decision about treatment with medication.
When a child has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), parents have the power to change behavior. Discover how praising effort, practicing patience and using reward systems help.
ADHD isn’t always diagnosed in childhood. Adults with ADHD may be disorganized or always late and may have depression or anxiety disorders.
Some kinds are underweight despite parents’ best efforts to feed them well. A registered dietitian talks about how you can tell if a child is truly underweight and she offers tips to help a child gain weight the healthy way.
Participation in sports can play an important role in the lives of children diagnosed with ADHD. Physical activities can improve social skills, enhance coordination and increase a child’s self-esteem.