Five Ways to Support Siblings in Special Needs Families
When one child has challenges that disrupt family life and consume a lot of attention, the other children are affected. Tips for helping siblings get what they need to thrive, too.READ MORE
How to Help Kids With ADHD Drive Safely
Extra precautions, clear rules pay off for kids who are inattentive and impulsive, putting them at higher risk of accidents behind the wheelREAD MORE
Disruptive Behavior: Why It's Often Misdiagnosed
Tantrums and defiance often mask issues that aren't apparent to parents and teachers.READ MORE
What's ADHD (and What's Not) in the Classroom
- Caroline Miller
Signs that a child might have the disorder, and other problems that may be confused with ADHDREAD MORE
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