ADD & ADHD

Children with attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be impulsive and have short attention spans. Learn the symptoms and treatments for children with ADD and ADHD.

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How Parents Can Help Children With Attention and Learning Issues With Remote, Hybrid, or In-Person Learning

This fall won't be ideal, but there are ways to help your child focus during an unusual school year, regardless of the learning method. These expert-recommended strategies will help them thrive.

When It's Not Just Anxiety or Depression: The Surprising Prevalence of ADHD in Moms

Girls are less likely than boys to be diagnosed with ADHD, and their symptoms don’t go away in adulthood. The result? Many women unknowingly live with a condition that affects every aspect of their life, including parenthood.

Study: ADHD Diagnosis Linked to Teenage Parenthood

According to a new study, teens with ADHD are significantly more likely to become parents than their typical peers.

5 Health Problems Commonly Mistaken for Depression

If you are being treated for depression but still aren’t feeling like yourself, you might have one of these often-misdiagnosed illnesses. 

Could You Have ADHD Too?

One in four parents of kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder also have ADHD.

Why the Key to Treating ADHD Goes Beyond Medication

Most kids who’ve been diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder aren’t getting the right mix of medication and behavioral management that can make all the difference.

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ADHD Diagnoses Among Preschoolers Have Stabilized

And it looks like we have the AAP's 2011 recommendation that behavior therapy be the first-line therapy to thank.

Understanding My Child's Learning and Attention Issue: My A-Ha Moment

The second a teacher said the words attention deficit disorder I felt the monumental puzzle pieces of life falling into perfect place. Suddenly all of the things my son had struggled with made sense. 

Kids Born in August Are More Likely To Have Poor Academic Performance

Kids born August are more likely to have to poor academic performance, receive an ADHD diagnosis, and get into trouble with the law.