What's the Best Treatment for ADHD and Tourette's?
Treating comorbid ADHD effectively is really important, as Tourette's symptoms tend to subside but ADHD continues. And research shows that certain stimulant medications for ADHD don't increase tics significantly.WATCH MORE
Do Kids With Tourette's Usually Have Other Disorders Too?
Tourette's syndrome is often diagnosed alongside other "comorbid" disorders, most often obsessive-compulsive disorder and ADHD. Dr. Barbara Coffey talks about treating these other disorders.WATCH MORE
Exercise and ADHD
A new study shows that exercise has a positive impact on ADHD symptoms, but what does that mean for parents and kids?READ MORE
This Is as Slow as I Go
Natalie, a 13-year-old with ADHD, writes about her life, her identity, and her meds in this personal essay.READ MORE
ADHD in Girls
Most often associated with boys who have trouble sitting still or concentrating in school, ADHD affects girls differently.READ MORE
My teen has ADHD and ODD. He refuses therapy. How can I help my son help himself?
- David Anderson, PhD
He might be scared of feeling like he's failing in treatment, or he could have had a bad experience in previous therapy. The first step is focusing on his priorities, not yours.READ MORE
DBT: What Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?
- Juliann Garey
A treatment for teenagers with serious trouble managing emotions, including self-harm and suicidal thoughts or attempts.READ MORE
How to Help Girls With ADHD
How parents can help girls with ADHD come out of hiding, rebuild their self-esteem, and get comfortable with the idea of asking for help.READ MORE
Books About Girls With ADHD
Our suggested reading list includes books for parents and books geared for girls themselves.READ MORE
My 5-year-old has trouble following instructions. He just doesn't listen. I do time outs and it's still the same. His teachers do too. I'm at a loss.
- Mandi Silverman, PsyD, MBA
We suggest 'labeled praise,' or specifically rewarding desired behaviors and 'actively ignoring' others. And since the boy's father has ADHD an evaluation isn't a bad idea.READ MORE