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.

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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.

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.

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.

ADD/ADHD: Parent Support Groups

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

ADD Questions Answered

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

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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.