ADHD & The Brain

Introduction

Have you ever wondered what the correlation between ADHD and the brain is?  Well, if you are wondering this particular question this article is for you.  This article will explore the correlation between ADHD and the brain and the particular brain structure that is...
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What Are The Treatments For ADHD?

Introduction

What are the different types of therapy that can be used to treat ADHD?  Is it just therapy?  Is it just medication?  To be specific, it is a combination of both therapy and medication.

Medication

According to , medication is one treatment for ADHD.  According to , it is important to remember that medication does not cure ADHD.  It only helps individuals with ADHD improve their symptoms and remain stabilized.

What Are The Two Different Types Of Medications For...
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How Are US Children Diagnosed with ADHD

Introduction

Are you wondering how children are diagnosed with ADHD?  They can be diagnosed in many different ways.  Continue reading this article to find out.

A Family Member

According to , a family member may first notice the symptoms associated with ADHD in a child.  The child may be climbing all over the house or be very hyperactive.  In addition, the child may not be listening.  Or better yet, the child may be talking during movie night.  These are all signs of...
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Tips In The Classroom For Teachers Who Have Students With ADHD

Introduction

Are you looking for tips in the classroom for students with ADHD?  Are you a teacher?  Continue reading this article to find out more information.

Make Assignments Clear

According to , it is essential to make assignments clear.  Students with ADHD have difficulty following instructions at times.  Make instructions as clear as possible so the students can follow the directions and succeed on the assignment.  If it is a math assignment and you want the student to show his/her work, explain that...
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3 Tips For Parents Who Have Children With ADHD

Introduction

Calling all parents! Do you have a child with ADHD?  Then this article is for you.  This article will describe tips for parents who have children with ADHD.

Create A Routine

According to , it is recommended to create a routine.  According to , it is recommended to create a routine from the time your child wakes up to the time your child goes to bed.  Now that it is summer set a routine.  Go to sleep at...
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Tips For Trust With ADHD

Introduction

Do you have ADHD?  How do you instill trust?  This article will provide ways for someone with ADHD to instill trust.

Ask People To Clearly Communicate Their Goals

According to , one strategy to instill trust is to ask people to clearly communicate their goals.  Communication and social skills can be a weakness of individuals with ADHD.  This way, asking individuals to clearly communicate their goals is a way to instill trust in individuals.

Have Weekly Meetings

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How Is ADHD First Diagnosed?

Introduction

How is ADHD first diagnosed?  There are a variety of ways in which ADHD is diagnosed.  Continue reading this article to find out these specific ways.

Symptoms Must Be Beyond The Extent That Is Normal For The Person's Age

According to , the diagnostic criteria for ADHD states that the symptoms for ADHD must be "beyond the extent that is normal for the person’s age."  Symptoms must appear before the age of 7 years old and occur for at least 6 months.

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Tips To Battle Procrastination With Adult ADHD

Introduction

Do you suffer from ADHD as an adult?  Do you procrastinate?  This article will focus on tips for adults with ADHD to finish tasks.

Work With A Partner

According to , work with a buddy.  According to this article, it's a lot easier to complete tasks if you have a partner.  You'll be less bored and you'll be more likely to complete the tasks together as a group.  According to this article, you can ask a family member help you do the...
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Tips To Raising A Kid With ADHD: Part II

Introduction

In my previous article, I described tips for parents to raise their children with ADHD.  In this article, I will expand upon this topic and include more tips for parents with ADHD to raise their children.

Use Positive Phrases When Giving Instructions

According to , it is essential to use positive phrases when giving instructions.  Always use positive phrases when giving instructions.  Never use negative phrases.  Always be positive.  Your child will realize this and recognize you are being positive and in...
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