ADHD & Inattention

Teachers: A Pivotal Piece of the ADHD Diagnosis Puzzle

by Pardis Khosravi, PsyD, Clinical Director, Catherine T. Harvey Center for Clinical Services, CHC

Next to their parents, who spends the most time with kids? Teachers. Educator, mentor, nurturer, inspiration…teachers play many roles in their students’ lives. They are also pivotal players in the ADHD diagnostic process, serving as frontline observers of a child’s behavior in a structured school setting on a daily basis. Read more ›

WVU Researcher Determines ADHD Gives Entrepreneurs An Edge

The brains of people with ADHD function in ways that can benefit them as entrepreneurs, according to research from the West Virginia University John Chambers College of Business and Economics. Read more ›

ADHD in Women and Girls: Why Female Symptoms Slip Through Diagnostic Cracks

Our approach to ADHD in women and girls has been broken for too long. To fix it, we must challenge everything we know about the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of ADHD today. Read more ›

Practicing the 5 C’s of ADHD Parenting

Parenting a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be rewarding and challenging. Dr. Sharon Saline, a renowned psychologist specializing in ADHD, has developed a comprehensive approach known as the “five C’s of ADHD parenting.” Read more ›

5 Tips to Manage ADHD in Children

Children with ADHD also may struggle with low self-esteem, school anxiety, troubled relationships and poor performance in school. Symptoms sometimes lessen with age. However, some people never completely outgrow their ADHD symptoms. However, they can learn strategies to be successful. Read more ›

Treating and Dealing with ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD, is a condition that often begins between ages 3 and 6, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. And it’s not just a childhood disease. ADHD may continue through the teenage years and into adulthood. Read more ›

How to Motivate and Engage Twice Exceptional Learners

Gifted learners with a learning difference like ADHD are also referred to as twice exceptional or 2e.

The founder of With Understanding Comes Calm, Julie Skolnick, MA, JD, offers tips for working with gifted learners with ADHD. Read more ›

The Strengths of ADHD

Along with its challenges, ADHD also brings unique strengths. Those strengths are often overshadowed by challenges, so in today’s episode we want to shed light on the strengths!

In this Voices of Compassion episode, we explore these strengths and how understanding strengths can transform the way we think about ADHD and how we can support our students with ADHD.
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Flipping the Script on ADHD: Find Your Strength in the Workplace and Dispel the Myths Along Your Path

If you have ADHD, you’ve probably been told to look for a job that will accommodate your ADHD weaknesses.

Many people have found careers they love that are different than those said to be “right” for someone with ADHD. You’re one of a kind. Having ADHD is only one facet to consider when choosing a career. You don’t belong in a box! Read more ›

ADHD Resources from the MIND Institute [web resource]

Built by families for families, the MIND Institute at the University of California in Davis offers a variety of resources on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Read more ›

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