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“How I’m Recovering from ADHD-Induced Mom Guilt”
Being a mother of a child with ADHD can strip you of your worth and make you feel like a failure. You might even feel like escaping—for real. The moment I finally reached out for help was the moment I started recovering.
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ADHD News Feed

Large Imaging Study Shows Structural Brain Differences in People with ADHD
Critical areas of the brain are smaller in people with ADHD, researchers say, proving that the oft-marginalized condition should be regarded as a brain-based disorder.
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ADDitude Webinars

It’s About Time: Understanding the Science of Time Management with ADHD
On Wednesday, March 15th, at 1 pm ET, join us for a free expert webinar with Ari Tuckman, Psy.D., MBA.
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Family Guy

Tick Tock: Teaching My Kids Time Management
Find the personal angle to get your child to do tasks. And throw in a treat or two to prime the pump.
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ADDitude Webinars

Learning Strategies for Children with ADHD and Dyslexia
On Wednesday, March 1st, at 1 pm ET, join us for a free expert webinar with Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D.
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Kids’ Creations: The Art of Having ADHD
Kids diagnosed with ADHD show what it feels like to have the disorder.
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ADHD News Feed

Income Levels Linked to Incidence of ADHD, Asthma, and Autism in Children
Kids are affected differently by mental and physical disorders, depending on their family’s income level.
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How I Came to Rock My ADHD
They say the best job is the one that you would do if you didn’t need the money. For me, that is helping others who struggle the way I did through high school and using the jagged pieces from my childhood to create a more vibrant mosaic.
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ADDitude Webinars

Beyond Hello: Building Conversation Skills in Children with ADHD
Replay this free webinar with Anna Vagin, Ph.D., and download the expert slides.
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ADHD News Feed

Pharma Trial Suggests Dyanavel XR Is Safe and Effective for Treating ADHD in Children
A medication manufacturer says recent studies show its recently released liquid ADHD medication can be used safely and effectively to treat children.
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The Experts

Smarter Kitchen Storage When You Have a Small Space
My apartment’s kitchen is small, and part of the space is taken up by the laundry. So the floor is usually buried under a pile of clothes. I do have access to basement storage, where I can store some kitchen items. Should I use that space for large pans and serving bowls? Kitchen appliances? And how do I keep the laundry off the floor?
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The Experts

Quick Cleaning ABCs
I’ve read your book and have weeded and organized several rooms. Other than a daily 30-second per room cleanup, how do I keep things organized?
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Take Back The Floor (Or: When Sharing a Closet Goes Bad)
I am a recently divorced mom with ADHD who has moved into a small apartment with my teenage daughter, who also has ADHD. Her room is large, but there is no closet. My room has two closets, one of which she uses. Between the two of us, the room looks like a clothing bomb went off. I can’t see the floor!
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What’s In a Classification?
My son has ADHD and a reading disability, and we are starting the process of getting him an IEP. Does it matter whether he is classified as “other health impaired” (OHI) or as having a “specific learning disability” (SLD)?
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The Experts

Accommodations For 2e Students
My nine-year-old son has ADHD. His IQ was recently tested, as part of his IEP, and we were told that it is 132. My question is, if a child is classified as a 2e — twice-exceptional — student, what services can he get at school? He is great at math, but not so good at writing.
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ADHD News Feed

The Anti-ADHD Diet?
Eating lots of fruits, vegetables, fish, whole grains, nuts, and legumes may make it less likely that a child will be diagnosed with ADHD.
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The Experts

Back Off, Internet: How to Tamp Down Online Agitation
When I was diagnosed, later in life, I was told that I had ADHD with agitation. My home computer kept my agitation ramped up so high that I was overwhelmed by it. What can I do?
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Pigpen Diaries: What to Do When Clutter Is Comforting
My daughter takes solace in her mess. The junk that I would trash in a hot second is treasure to her, and cleaning it all at once is pure torture. So together we devised a compromise for bringing order (not stress) to her bedroom — one day at a time.
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The Experts

Touchy, Feely Solutions to a Child's Sensory Issues
My 11-year-old daughter has been wearing clothes that seem inappropriate for the weather. It was really hot this past summer, but she wore flannel pajamas at night. When we turned on the fan in her room, she was bothered by the sound. I also found that she doesn’t want to turn the lights on in the morning. Does she have sensory problems?
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ADHD News Feed

New Study: Prenatal Exposure to Common Low-Calorie Sweetener May Be Linked to ADHD
An unexpected link between ADHD and the low-calorie sweetener glycyrrhizin — the active ingredient in licorice candy – adds this common sugar replacement to the list of foods to avoid during pregnancy.
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How Safe Are ADHD Medications?
I am agonizing about whether to start my son on ADHD medication. Someone told me that a stimulant alters the brain if you take it over an extended period. Is that true and should I worry?
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ADHD News Feed

New Study: Despite Parents’ Limits on Internet Usage, Bad Habits Persist
In our increasingly connected world, many parents report taking steps to regulate and cap their child’s screen time — without resounding success.
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The Biggest Lie I Ever Told My Son with ADHD
"I was forcing my son to take drugs and he was begging me to stop."
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ADHD News Feed

Over 6 Million Physician Office Visits for ADHD in Children and Adolescents Aged 4-17 During 2012-2013
The CDC reports ADHD physician visit rates are twice as high for boys as for girls.
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ADHD Dad Blog

“Your ADHD Is Not a Label, Man. It’s a Fact. Don’t Waste Time Denying What’s Real”
When my friend said this, my perspective did a flip-flop. I realized that there is great power in acceptance.
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