Whether you suspect ADHD, or a teacher mentions it, an actual diagnosis is key.
Eric Metcalf, MPH Feature
Brunilda Nazario, MD
About 9% of U.S. children and teens have ADHD. For many of these ki...
What parents need to know about effective child discipline for children with ADHD.
Gina Shaw Feature
Hansa D. Bhargava, MD
RaeLyn Murphy of Milwaukee called her firstborn son Josh "Houdini."
Katherine Kam Feature
Louise Chang, MD
For many children, ADHD medications curb restlessness, impulsivity, and inattention well enough for them to flourish at home, school, and on the pla...
Miriam Brous, Ed.C Feature from “Exceptional Parent” Magazine
Bonding between animals and humans has been noted for a long time. Stories abound in literature of the ways that people and their pets have ...
Ronald Pies, MD Feature
Few diagnoses in psychiatry have stirred up as much controversy as
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). For some critics, the label
"ADHD" is merely an exc...
R. Morgan Griffin Feature
Brunilda Nazario, MD
Your son or daughter was just diagnosed with ADHD, or attention deficit
hyperactivity disorder. And as you sat there in the office, listening ...
Parents of children with ADHD may dread the summertime. But never fear: There are many ways to mold your child's behavior in the absence of school.
If you're the parent of a youngster with ADHD...
Focusing on the Female
Feb. 12, 2001 -- Becky Stanford loved gymnastics, but she
didn't stick with it because she couldn't wait her turn. She had difficulty
following rigid formats like long di...
Not all hyperactive kids need to be medicated.
Rochelle Jones Feature
May 22, 2000 -- Nicholas Hill was an obstinate and defiant 4-year-old. He exploded into violent rages. He yelled, screamed, an...
There is no cure for ADHD, but medications can help control symptoms.
Stimulants, which help increase a child's attention span, are the most commonly
prescribed medications for ADHD. These stimulants inclu...
Diagnosing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is sometimes controversial. But for children with the condition, treatment options are working.
Kathleen Doheny the Magazine - Feature