Winter 2016: ADHD Therapies That Work
The School Went Too Far This Time
Misbehavior at school â€” violent outbursts, in particular â€” requires swift, forceful action. But if a teacher's or administrator's discipline involves restraint or seclusion, it has crossed a line into abusive behavior. How to stand up for your child's rights and her safety at school.
Use This Letter to Help Teachers â€œGetâ€ Your Child
Copy this sample letter to help your child's teacher better understand his strengths and weaknesses â€” and implement strategies that really work.
8 Reasons Teachers Should Rethink Homework
Ask your child's teacher to consider and implement these good homework practices to make nightly learning simpler and more effective â€” for everyone.
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Parenting ADHD Children
Help for Infomaniacs
If you just canâ€™t stop clicking, use these tips to avoid going overboard in your digital searches.
Ask the Experts
Your ADD Life
Fight off boredom and increase focus on the job with these neat fidgets.
Train the Parent, Help the Child
Parents, hear this: Learning to use behavioral parent training skills is your best shot at improving your childrenâ€™s behaviors.
Make Peace with Your Defiant Child
Two families battle their childrenâ€™s ODD â€” facing defiance, violent outbursts, and the fear that their kids will never lead a â€œnormalâ€ life â€” and win the war.
Your ADD Coach
Silence Your Harshest Critic
When high-achieving professionals with ADHD still feel that there is something wrong with them, they need to challenge those negative thoughts.