Archive of ‘ADHD’ category

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Guest Video Blog: Conflict Resolution in 6 Easy Steps.

This week we are sharing a video on conflict resolution from an esteemed colleague, Dr. Jennie Byrne of Cognitive Psychiatry of Chapel Hill in North Carolina. These steps are simple and can be used at home or at work. Please let us know if you find this helpful or have any additional questions. I’d love […] Read more…

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7 Ways to Effectively Partner with Your Child’s Teacher When Your Child Has ADD or ADHD.

Being the parent of a student with ADD or ADHD comes with a number of challenges. However, as a parent, if you can learn to effectively advocate for your child, it can make a big difference in both their day-to-day school experience and their overall experience and outcome in the educational system. When teachers understand the […] Read more…

Did you know that Insomnia can Impact your ADHD symptoms?

Did you know that Insomnia can Impact your ADHD symptoms?

Insomnia frequently co-occurs in patients who suffer from ADHD. While many people believe that insomnia, in the setting of ADHD, can only be due to use of stimulant medication, many patients with ADHD take longer to “unwind” at the end of the day as part of the primary process that is underlying the illness itself, […] Read more…

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5 Tips to Avoid Holiday Meltdowns

If you’re the parent of a child with ADHD or Asperger’s Syndrome, you already know that meltdowns are inevitable. Children with ADHD and Asperger’s tend to become overwhelmed frequently, which often results in meltdowns. To make matters a little more challenging, the holidays can often be the most stressful and overwhelming time of the year […] Read more…

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Types of ADHD

There are different types of ADHD and it’s important to know the differences. If you or your child need medication to help with the symptoms of ADHD, it’s important to note that not all medications will effectively treat the different types of ADHD. How Many Types of ADHD Are There? There are two types of […] Read more…

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5 Parenting Strategies for Children with ADHD

Being a parent is the most rewarding and demanding job you’ll ever have. It’s important to learn as much as you can about your child and which parenting methods work best because children are like snowflakes; there are no two alike. If your child has been diagnosed with ADHD, your parenting skills may need a […] Read more…

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11 Signs You Might Be Struggling with Adult ADHD

Before the discovery of ADHD, many people were not diagnosed and, therefore not treated. Left untreated, ADHD can cause a number of mental and physical health issues, difficulties with finances and work, and can put a strain on your marriage and other relationships. It’s important to recognize the signs of adult ADHD so that you […] Read more…