ADD and ADHD

Is your child hyper, impulsive, or have a super-short attention span? It could be attention deficeit disorder (ADD) or attention deficeit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Learn about the signs, diagnosis, and treatment and get the support you need to help your kid stay focused.

Quiz: Could Your Child Have ADD/ADHD?

Attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) can create problems for children at home, in school, and in social situations. Find out if your child is showing symptoms of ADD/ADHD.

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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.

10 ADD/ADHD Myths

Confused about exactly what Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) really are? Here are 10 common myths -- and the scientific facts to dispel them -- that surround these conditions, now both referred to in the medical community as ADHD.

ADD/ADHD: Parent Support Groups

A behind-the-scenes look at how parents support each other by sharing their struggle.

Dr. Alan Greene on Sleep Deprivation and ADD/ADHD

Is there a link between sleep deprivation and ADD or ADHD?

ADD Questions Answered

Child and adolescent psychiatrist Peter Jensen, M.D., tells parents how to recognize and cope with their children's attention disorders.

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.