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ADHD & Inattention

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National Institute of Mental Health: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

adhd 371The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) provides a comprehensive overview of ADHD including the signs and symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and the available treatments options. Read more ›


What I Wish the World Knew About My Child’s ADHD

ADHD369 ADDitude magazine asked readers to share what they most wish the neurotypical world would understand and respect about attention deficit disorder. Read more ›

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ADHD, Anxiety or Both? [presentation] [video]

Glen Elliott, PhD, MD, Chief Psychiatrist and Medical Director at CHC, and Chris Harris, MEd, Director of EBC Schools, discuss how behaviors associated with ADHD and anxiety may both occur in the same individual but also can mimic each other, leading to confusion about the best diagnosis and the best treatment approach. Read more ›


American Psychiatric Association [web resource]

americanpsychiatricassoc363The American Psychiatric Association is primarily a professional organization of psychiatrists working together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental illness, including substance use disorders. Read more ›

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ADHD at Home and at School [presentation]

In this presentation, Chris Harris, the Director of CHC’s Esther B. Clark School, explains the primary types and the hallmark symptoms of ADHD and how they are manifested in home and school settings.

Learn the most effective practices for in-school and at-home management of ADHD. Read more ›

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Executive Function 101 e-Book [downloadable]

Each of us navigates daily life — learning, work, recreation and relationships — thanks to intrinsic skills called executive functions.

Children and adults with learning and attention issues—including learning disabilities (LD) and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)—often struggle profoundly with many of these skills that most of us take for granted. Read more ›

What Every Parent Should Know About Working Memory

workingmemory332Think about the series of commands you might give your child on a school night: “It’s time for bed! Put away your toys, change into your PJs, and brush your teeth!” Maybe your child put away his toys and got into his PJs, but forgot to brush his teeth. If your child frequently loses track of tasks like these, it’s possible he may struggle with working memory. Read more ›


Working Memory Boosters

workingmemory328Does your child have a hard time keeping one bit of information in mind while he’s doing something else? For example, if he’s helping make spaghetti and the phone rings, does he forget he needs to go back and keep stirring the sauce? If he often has trouble with such tasks, he might have working memory issues. Read more ›

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Yoga, Mindfulness and Kids [presentation] [video]

What is mindfulness? How does yoga relate to mindfulness? Learn more about the positive impact of mindfulness and yoga on reducing anxiety, depression, ADHD symptoms and managing stress. Read more ›


The Un-Tech Gift Guide for Kids with ADHD

blocks301For the 2018 holiday season, ADDitude Magazine has published The Un-Tech Gift Guide for Kids with ADHD with 18 low-tech gift ideas that “will delight and entertain even the most busy, creative, curious children.” Read more ›

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