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Top 5 articles to read during ADHD Awareness month

In honor of ADHD Awareness Month, Healio.com/Psychiatry collected the top five articles about ADHD in children and adults for psychiatrists.Behavioral intervention, not medication, improves homework performance in ADHDHomework performance significantly improved among children with ADHD who received behavior treatment focused on homework, while typical ADHD medication had no significant effect on homework performance. Read...

11 Superpowers of Kids with ADHD

So, you’ve been told that you’re easily distracted, impulsive, restless, and even hyperactive? You might have been told you have ADHD, which stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.You are not alone. In fact, 1 in 10 of your classmates might be going through the same experience as you. Of course, ADHD may get in the way of everyday things...

If Your Friends Ever Say They Have ADHD, Just Show Them This.

ADHD is about having broken filters on your perception.Normal people have a sort of mental secretary that takes the 99% of irrelevant crap that crosses their mind, and simply deletes it before they become consciously aware of it. As such, their mental workspace is like a huge clean whiteboard, ready to hold and organize...

12 Sleep Tips for ADHD

It's not your imagination. Kids with ADHD have more sleeping problems than their peers, but setting a sleep schedule can help.According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, even moderate sleep deprivation — losing less than one hour per night of sleep — can affect the academic performance of children with ADHD. Yet ADHD...

What I Want You To Know About My Children With Special Needs

When I look at all the paperwork from doctors and therapists (that I try and keep track of but somehow never really get under control) I can see it’s a lot.When we have a tough day, when both boys are exhibiting the more difficult signs and symptoms of their diagnoses, I know it’s a...

Can medical marijuana treat ADD/ADHD and autism?

Today, things are a lot of different.Filled with the sound of high-tech machines, a pristine growing operation in Tempe is one of many across the country taking the pot plant to new highs."It's been a miracle drug," said JP Holyoak.Holyoak is behind the setup along with two medical marijuana dispensaries in the Valley.The financial...

7 Facts You Need To Know About ADHD

ADHD is Real Nearly every mainstream medical, psychological, and educational organization in the United States long ago concluded that Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a real, brain-based medical disorder. These organizations also concluded that children and adults with ADHD benefit from appropriate treatment. ADHD is a Common, Non-Discriminatory Disorder ADHD is a non-discriminatory disorder affecting people...

20 Things to Remember If You Love a Person with ADD/ADHD

It’s a fact; a person with ADD is hard to love. You never know what to say. It’s like walking through a minefield. You tiptoe around; unsure which step (or word) will be the one that sets off an explosion of emotion. It’s something you try to avoid.People who have ADD/ADHD are suffering. Life...

47 Hacks People With ADD/ADHD Use To Stay On Track

1. “Take a picture of your to-do list otherwise #1 on your to-do list will be find the to-do list!” - Paris Swenson, Facebook 2. “Break long tasks into manageable segments. For example, you don’t have to ‘Clean your room,’ you have to: 1. Place all laundry in a basket… 2. Clear off desk…. 3....

21 Things People With ADHD Want You To Know

1. First of all, ADHD is a legitimate neurobehavioral disorder — it’s not just feeling distracted and disorganized.TedED / Via teded.tumblr.com “ADHD is a bonafide neurological disorder recognized by the DSM and countless major institutions, and backed up with years of research,” says Kevin Murphy, Ph.D, President of the Adult ADHD Clinic of Central Massachusetts....

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