ADHD AND ADD

Managing Your Child’s ADHD 

Most parents know when their children’s health is “off.” Getting educated is the best way to help your child.

What Do You Know About ADHD?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood disorder, affecting more than 4 million kids. Learn more about ADHD by taking this quiz, based on information from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

1. A child with ADHD may be hyperactive, inattentive, or both.
2. All children are hyperactive or inattentive at times. For child to be diagnosed with ADHD, he or she must have one or both of these symptoms for at least six months.
3. ADHD often runs in families.
4. A child whose diet includes lots of refined sugar has a threefold chance of developing ADHD than a child who eats only a little sugar.
5. Children with ADHD may have other mental health issues.
6. The most common type of medication used to treat ADHD is a stimulant.
7. A child who must take medication for ADHD is more likely to become addicted to drugs.
8. Parenting skills training can help a parent better help a child with ADHD.
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Better Sleep for ADHD and ADD 

For people with ADHD or ADD, sleep can be elusive. Here's how to catch some Zzzs.

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Is Autism Really a Disability? 

Debate suggests autistics are just a minority, not necessarily intellectually “disabled.”

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Adults Can Have Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder 

Beyond taking meds, you can learn new habits and finally stop racing.

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Is Neurofeedback Effective? 

This brain-training treatment may help people with autism and ADHD.

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Who Is Diagnosed with Attentive Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? 

Children who are younger than their classmates are most likely to get the label.

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Autism and Delayed Speech 

Many children on the spectrum start speaking at late milestones.

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Why Movement Is Good for Hyperactive Kids 

Fidgeting can help children with ADHD concentrate better.

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Misdiagnosing Autism 

Parents are often told by their pediatricians that they shouldn’t worry.