Parents raising children with ADHD need discipline approaches that go beyond shouting and punishment. David Anderson, Ph.D., shares productive, practical strategies to improve communication and handle today’s meltdowns, defiance, and strong emotions.
Russell Barkley, Ph.D., shares important principles — culled from the latest research and his work with thousands of families — for improving behavior and communication and providing the unwavering support children with ADHD need.
David W. Goodman, M.D., FAPA, discusses the symptoms and daily impairments associated with ADHD in older adults, medical issues to consider when investigating cognitive symptoms, the benefits ADHD medication may or may not provide, and more.
Learn about the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), the differences between OCD and ADHD, how either condition can be misdiagnosed as the other, and recommended treatments from Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D.
Brendan Mahan, Ed.D., M.S., discusses how ADHD, anxiety, and adolescence affect emotions, and shares proven strategies for teaching teens how to manage anger, frustration, and other dysregulated emotions at home.
Many adults with ADHD are sleeping later, staying up later, exercising less, and getting less done because the pandemic has robbed us of clues for "when" to do things. Linda Walker, PCC, helps us learn how to combat time blindness and structure our days.
Ellen Braaten, Ph.D., explains how language and learning disabilities overlap with ADHD and affect social skills, how to find a professional who can help with these challenges, and how to support children with slow processing speed at home and at school.
Linda Roggli, PCC, takes us through a step-by-step process to shake off the confusion, anxiety, and stress of 2020 and reset our ADHD lives. Learn how to edit out mental chatter and physical clutter and simplify instead of "complexify."
John Mitchell, Ph.D., explains why pandemic distress can take an especially serious toll on adults with ADHD, shares the latest research on the benefits of mindfulness, and teaches meditation strategies to help manage anxiety.
Do symptoms look different in girls and women? Why are so many women misdiagnosed? How do hormone levels impact ADHD? How do executive functions and co-existing conditions affect outcomes and treatment? Ellen Littman, Ph.D., answers these questions.
Children with ADHD want to do well, but often lack the resources and confidence to do so — and hybrid and online learning have increased the challenges. Sharon Saline, Psy.D., shares strategies to re-invigorate and motivate your child this school year.
Music therapist Patti Catalano, MM, MT-BC, shares research on how music benefits the ADHD brain, and how parents can use music to help their child learn more at school, improve self-confidence, and overcome ADHD-related challenges to achieve life goals.
Standard treatments for ADHD are designed to optimize attention, but, as Joel Nigg, Ph.D., explains, emotional dysregulation is an integral part of the condition. Learn about effective treatments for managing anger, mood shifts, and more.
Do you find it hard to tolerate sensory input or get easily emotionally overwhelmed? You may be a highly sensitive person (HSP) with Sensory Processing Sensitivity (SPS). Bianca Acevedo, Ph.D., discusses the overlap with ADHD and how to manage SPS.
Healthy eating can improve brain health, yet this is truly challenging when WFH near a stocked kitchen. Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., explains why ADHD is a risk factor for obesity & shares practical strategies for shopping, cooking, and managing cravings.
Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D., discusses how to distinguish ADHD symptoms from mild cognitive decline, the primary life challenges for older adults with the condition, and key considerations when treating this population.
A comprehensive Positive Behavior Support Plan (PBSP) provides the starting point for constructive behavior change at school. Learn how to design and implement an effective PBSP for your child with ADHD from Rachel Schwartz, Ph.D., BCBA-D.
Marydee Sklar teaches parents how to help preteens with ADHD become more aware of time, use a school planner, and generally develop the EFs needed to manage the demands of multiple teachers, longer-term projects, and more.
Nicole M. Brown, M.D., discusses the role adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) play in ADHD symptoms and diagnosis, and why the definition must be expanded to include racial discrimination and other traumas uniquely experienced by children of color.
ADHD coach David Giwerc and J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D., who specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for adult ADHD, will highlight the similarities, differences, and opportunities for combining these therapies to better manage symptoms.