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Understanding and Helping Your Frustrated Teen During the Coronavirus Crisis

Sep. 07, 2020

While some teens are coping reasonably well with the school closures and stay-at-home orders, others are struggling and are far more irritable, withdrawn, and unmotivated than they would normally be.

Returning to School with ADHD During COVID-19

Jul. 13, 2020

Students who are returning to in-person school this fall are faced with the challenge of shifting into back-to-school mode while simultaneously navigating new COVID-19 school requirements. The back-to-school adjustment is always difficult for kids with ADHD under normal circumstances.

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.

Understanding and Helping Your Frustrated Teen During the Coronavirus Crisis

Apr. 20, 2020

Families with teenagers confined to their homes during the coronavirus crisis face unique challenges.Teens who are prone to symptoms of anxiety or depression and those who already had tense relationships with their parents are among those struggling the most.

The Importance of Teaching Self-Advocacy Skills to Kids with ADHD

Mar. 20, 2020

As a parent of a child with ADHD, you have undoubtedly spent a great deal of time advocating on behalf of your child. With that in mind, how can you best begin preparing them for the times in adulthood where they will need to advocate on behalf of themselves?

Tips for Managing COVID-19 School Closure Days for Kids with ADHD

Mar. 18, 2020

School closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic are upending the lives of families across the U.S. Children with ADHD and their families face additional challenges since abrupt changes in routine make it harder for kids with ADHD to focus and regulate their emotions and behavior.

Seasonal Affective Disorder in Teens with ADHD

Feb. 10, 2020

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) peaks in the months of January and February with Symptoms ranging from fatigue, low mood, poor motivation and hopelessness. For teens with ADHD, these symptoms compound the difficulty of managing their ADHD during the winter months.

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

Dec. 30, 2019

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. 

The Top Five Books for Parents of Children with ADHD

Dec. 02, 2019

Parenting a child with ADHD can feel overwhelming. Fortunately, there is a sea of resources out there for parents. Dr. Mary Rooney shares what she's found to be the best books, podcasts, and TEDTalks out there for parents of kids and teens with ADHD. 

Is it Okay for My Child with ADHD to Lose Recess as Punishment at School?

Oct. 21, 2019

The benefits of free play and physical activity during the school day are undeniable. Yet, despite increased awareness about the positive impact of recess on physical, emotional, and cognitive functioning, I continue to hear from parents that their child is losing recess as a punishment at school.

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