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  • How Do Boys with ADHD Learn?

    One of the best ways to ensure that a child with ADHD is learning and developing to their full potential is to educate them in an environment where their special needs can be met. more...

  • Inattentive-Type ADHD Often Misdiagnosed, Misunderstood

    Inattentive-type ADHD is characterized by difficulty focusing for extended periods of time; distractability; lack of organization; and, hypo- rather than hyper-activity. It is more likely to occur in girls, and is far less likely to be diagnosed. more...

  • ADHD Linked to Smoking, Lead and Common Plastic Products

    Scientists have made a number of recent discoveries that offer insights into the origins of ADHD and can provide guidance for parents on preventing the disorder. more...

  • ADHD and Internet Addiction

    Internet addiction has become a serious concern for teenagers and their parents, and teens with ADHD are at even greater risk for developing this compulsion. more...

  • ADHD, Criminal Behavior and Academic Performance -4ADHD

    Children with ADHD are more likely to struggle in school and commit crimes later in life than children without the disorder. Find out if a special ADHD camp or ADHD school can help. more...

  • The Importance of Early Intervention for Children with ADHD

    New research shows just how important it is for educators, parents and medical professionals to identify attention problems early and find appropriate programs for children with ADHD in order to prevent problems that could have a lifelong impact. more...

  • ADHD Students at Increased Risk of Bullying, Being Bullied

    For parents of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), the threat of bullying can be a double-edged sword. While their children's behaviors and possible learning differences may raise the risk that they will be victimized, studies have shown that kids with ADHD have an increased likelihood of being bullies themselves. more...

  • An ADHD Research Update for Children and Teens

    Recent studies suggest that sleep disorders often accompany ADHD, but medications continue to prove beneficial for many children with ADHD. more...

  • Planting the Seeds of Responsibility

    Children and teens with special needs who participate in cultivating a garden at home or at school enjoy improved eating habits, a deeper sense of personal responsibility and teamwork, and greater confidence. more...

  • Food Matters: Giving Young People with ADHD a Healthy Foundation for Success

    Certain learning and behavioral issues, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), have been linked to nutritional problems and food allergies. Although a change in diet alone probably will not eliminate certain behaviors, there is some research to support the assertion that a diet low in sugar, junk food, and additives can benefit children with ADHD. more...

  • Helping Your Child Cope with the Stigma of ADHD

    Parents, teachers, and counselors struggle to find the best ways to work with children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But the confusion they face pales in comparison to the frustration of living with ADHD yourself. Young people with ADHD must cope not only with the symptoms of the disorder but also the social stigma and prejudices of others. more...