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5 Tips for Getting Organized in 2020

It’s no secret that getting and staying organized is a challenge for kids with ADHD and for many of their parents. While it’s important to teach kids with ADHD organizational skills, the first step in helping your kids stay organized is to first become more organized yourself.

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More Green Space Around Schools is Associated with Lower Rates of ADHD in a Recent Study

Spending time in nature is good for your mental health. In fact, studies have shown that having access to green space near your home can lower your risk of developing depression and improve cognitive development in children.

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Solving Challenging Behavior Problems with the Collaborative and Proactive Solutions Model

The Collaborative and Proactive Solutions (CPS) model is a treatment approach that views challenging behaviors as a symptom of a gap between a child’s skills and an adult’s expectations.

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“Collaborative and Proactive Solutions” Approach to Treating Challenging Behaviors

When it comes to ADHD, there is no one-size-fits-all treatment. Matching appropriate treatment strategies to each child’s specific needs is essential for successfully managing ADHD symptoms.

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Are Omega-3 Fatty Acids Helpful for Kids and Teens with ADHD?

Many parents explore alternative treatment options for ADHD interventions, like supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids. But what exactly are omega-3 fatty acids, and can they really help treat ADHD symptoms? Find out more here. 

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The Top Five TED Talks for Parents of Children with ADHD

When you’re feeling bogged down by the extra work that comes with parenting a child with ADHD, TED talks may just give you the boost that you need. Here are the top five TED Talks that Dr. Mary Rooney recommends for parents of kids with ADHD.

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