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Does ADHD Increase Covid-19 Infection Risk?

Jul. 06, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the globe, scientists are exploring a variety of factors that may increase an individual’s risk of contracting COVID-19, including ADHD.

The First Video Game Treatment for ADHD Approved by the FDA

Jun. 29, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which evaluates the safety and effectiveness of medications and other treatments, recently approved EndeavorRxTM as the first video game prescription treatment for ADHD. 

Tips for Using Negative Consequences Effectively

Jun. 22, 2020

Many of the parents that I have worked with have concerns about using negative consequences with their child. Here are some helpful tips on effectively leveraging negative consequences.

Helping Kids with ADHD Follow Safe Playdate Guidelines as Social Distancing Rules Relax

Jun. 15, 2020

As social distancing rules become more relaxed, parents are faced with tough decisions about when and how to allow their child to have safe playdates with friends. If you decide that it is time for your child to resume in-person playdates, experts recommend taking precautions, including playing outside, avoiding contact sports and games, wearing masks, and keeping kids a few feet apart while they play. 

Eight Steps for Teaching Your ADHD Child to Resolve Sibling Conflicts

Jun. 08, 2020

With families spending so much time social distancing together, spikes in sibling rivalry are inevitable. Some kids with ADHD need extra support from their parents, in the form of concrete social skills that they can use to resolve arguments with their siblings.

Tips for Dealing with Sibling Rivalry During Covid-19

Jun. 01, 2020

Siblings are spending more time together than ever before, which means there’s greater opportunity for family bonding and greater opportunity for sibling conflict. 

Simple Tips for Boosting Academic Motivation in Kids with ADHD

May. 25, 2020

With summer-like weather upon us and many weeks spent without a structured school schedule, kids with ADHD are struggling to focus on their schoolwork like never before.

Should You Get Your Child or Teen with ADHD a Video Game Console So They Can Socialize with Their Friends During Covid-19?

May. 18, 2020

There are also some very real social benefits to playing video games with friends, especially right now. So, letting your child get the video game console they have always wanted could be a good thing.

Five Steps for Teaching Anxious Kids to Recognize and Name Their Feelings

May. 11, 2020

Anxiety is a normal reaction during these times, and we all need to find healthy ways to cope with our anxious feelings. For kids with ADHD, signs of anxiety can easily be missed because they often mimic ADHD symptoms.

What Anxiety Looks Like in Kids with ADHD During Coronavirus

May. 04, 2020

Children with ADHD are more prone to anxiety than kids without ADHD – and that is during “normal” times when we are not in the middle of a national crisis.

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