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Is It Safe to Use Stimulants to Treat ADHD?
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don’t cause brain damage, and recent work suggests that children with ADHD who take stimulants have healthier brains then those children with ADHD who do not. If a kid has…

Q+A: What Are the Best Treatments for ADHD?
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of ADHD, but several other medications are also sometimes used, like certain antidepressants and antihypertensives. There are three FDA-approved classes of stimulants for use in children with ADHD: amphetamines (such…

Q+A: My child was diagnosed with ADHD and I don’t see problems at home. Why is school so tough for him?
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they are interested in a topic or activity. In fact, many current researchers view ADHD as an issue with flexibility of attention, in that children with ADHD pay dedicated attention…

Are Increased Academic Demands Causing ADHD?
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reading time increased, so, too, did rates of ADHD. As time spent studying increased, so, too, did rates of ADHD. As the authors noted, an “[ADHD] diagnosis is based primarily…

Q+A: Is ADHD Overdiagnosed?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgPQqPVBFEM I’m often asked if ADHD is “overdiagnosed.” Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common – and some might argue one of the more impairing –…

Coping With ADHD: How A Young Man And His Mom Are Managing The Path To Success
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…your podcasts – just search for “Shrinking It Down.” Introduction (Gene) We could have called this story “Conquering ADHD,” but that would have been a lie—more likely, too much of…

What Can I Do To Help My Kid With ADHD?
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about ADHD we need to keep in mind as we help kids like Danny: ADHD has nothing to do with intelligence. Many kids with ADHD are very smart. We have…

How to Prepare for a Parent-Teacher Conference if Your Child Has ADHD
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…diagnosed, how you knew he might have ADHD, and how you’ve treated it. For example, you can say something like, “Billy was diagnosed with ADHD when he was in 1…

My Son Was Just Diagnosed With ADHD. How Do I Talk to Him About It?
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…child that ADHD is a brain-based disorder that has nothing to do with intelligence, but rather our ability to use our intelligence efficiently. People with ADHD struggle with inattention, impulsivity,…

Understanding ADHD – Shrinking It Down
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…Feel It” (ADDitude) Is It Safe to Use Stimulants to Treat ADHD? (MGH Clay Center) Pete’s Story: Living With ADHD (MGH Clay Center)   Episode produced by Sara Rattigan Music…

What is ADHD?
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…how to recognize the signs of ADHD, and ways to treat it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnvUzohmQZg&list=PLwkY3kPN7zq5nuDVZ74BhN-8fY_MC5ZMj&index=2 Understanding ADHD is the first step towards diagnosis and treatment. We hope this video will help to…

Does My Child Have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? How Would I Know?
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…of REWARDS—not PUNISHMENTS—is key to helping these kids (as we will see in a blog on helping kids with ADHD). Remember: ADHD has nothing to do with intelligence or raw…

CBT Snapshot: Using Cognitive Behavior Therapy for ADHD
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…“hyper since he was born!” Matt was diagnosed with ADHD at age five, and while medication had improved his symptoms somewhat, he still experienced discipline problems at home and at…

Talking About ADHD
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…Announcement (PSA), Dr. Gene Beresin and Dr. Ellen Braaten describe the symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and explain how parents can help kids get the support they need….

Treating ADHD
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