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    ADHD Treatments
    How Effective Are the Treatment Options for Children with ADHD?
    Provided by the New England Comparative Effectiveness Public Advisory Council (CEPAC), based on their Action Guide for ADHD. Health experts estimate that ADHD affects between 6 and 16 percent of children in the U.S. — that's at least 5 million...
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    Learning Disabilities and Homework
    8 Disorganization Styles of Struggling Boys
    Why is your child struggling in school? In her book "That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week: Helping Disorganized and Distracted Boys Succeed in School and Life," author Ana Homayoun identifies eight styles of disorganization and distraction that ...
    Erin Dower
  • parent, child prepare for test
    Anxiety Disorders
    9 Anxiety-Busters for Kids Taking Standardized Tests
    Test day jitters are striking earlier than ever. In most states, standardized testing aligned with the Common Core begins in second or third grade, but a few states administer standardized tests as early as kindergarten. Many children experience ...
    Erin Dower
  • School and Learning
    Learning Disabilities and Homework
    5 Essential Tools and Tips for Disorganized Boys
    5 Essential Tools and Tips for Disorganized Boys We recently spoke with Ana Homayoun, the author of the book That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week: Helping Disorganized and Distracted Boys Succeed in School and Life. She holds a master's degree i...
    Erin Dower
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    Tools for LD Children
    6 Strategies to Help Your Child with LD Succeed
    If you have a child with a learning disability, you know how hard it can be to get him excited about schoolwork. Check out these tips and strategies from our readers that will help your child accomplish his goals, and encourage him to go that ex...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Diagnosing Lds
    Top 10 Tips for Parents Who Have a Child with LD
    As a parent, learning disabilities can be tough to deal with some times. Find strategies to help cope with your child's disability, and tips to help your child manage in and out of the classroom. ...
    the Council for Exceptional Children
  • School and Learning
    Signs and Symptoms of ADHD
    Child with ADHD Shows No Remorse
    Children with ADHD require an environment that demands accountability from everyone, consistently and fairly. ...
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • School and Learning
    ADHD
    New Study Finds ADHD Linked to Pesticide Exposure
    New Study Finds ADHD Linked to Pesticide ExposureA new study has revealed that children exposed to higher amounts of a common pesticide found on commercially-grown produce are more likely to have ADHD than those exposed to lesser amounts. Effects...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Boy, Meditation, Yoga
    ADHD Treatments
    Nondrug Options for ADHD
    Nondrug Options for ADHD An article in the June 17, 2008 issue of the New York Times states that almost a third of the 2.5 million children who have been prescribed stimulant drugs for attention and hyperactivity disorders (ADHD) have experienced...
    Nancy Witting
  • School and Learning
    Signs and Symptoms of ADHD
    Part Two: Does Your Child Have ADHD?
    Is your child fidgety, always on the go, or easily distracted? Maybe he has ADHD. Take this two-part quiz and find out if your child's symptoms fit the ADHD profile. (If you haven't taken the first part of the quiz, answer the questions here). ...
  • School and Learning
    Signs and Symptoms of ADHD
    ADHD Symptoms Obvious at Home, but Not at School
    Many kids unwind -- and unravel -- after school. This doesn't necessarily mean the parents are doing anything wrong. ...
  • School and Learning
    Signs and Symptoms of ADHD
    Part One: Does Your Child Have ADHD?
    Is your child easily distracted or always on the go? Take this two-part quiz and find out if your child's symptoms fit the ADHD profile. ...
  • School and Learning
    Ritalin
    The Ritalin Quiz
    How much do you know about Ritalin? Test your scientific knowledge about this controversial drug. ...
  • School and Learning
    Signs and Symptoms of ADHD
    ADHD: Is This Your Child?
    Discover some of the telltale signs of ADHD and find resources to help your child. ...
  • School and Learning
    Ritalin
    Dilated Pupils and Ritalin
    Find out about one of the side effects of Ritalin: dilation of the pupils. ...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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  • General Health Printables
    Comparing Medication Options
    View a list of prescription drugs and their potential side effects, benefits, and drawbacks. ...