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  • 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
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    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
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    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
    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
    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
    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. ...
  • General Health Printables
    Comparing Medication Options
    View a list of prescription drugs and their potential side effects, benefits, and drawbacks. ...
  • School and Learning
    Coping With ADHD
    Dealing with ADHD: One Woman's Story
    Dealing with ADHD: One Woman's Story My own experience with special needs has been learning to cope with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). My older daughter was always different from other children her age. Of course, as her mom, ...
  • School and Learning
    Coping With ADHD
    ADHD: Establishing Routines
    ADHD: Establishing Routines One of the first steps in reducing household chaos is to establish routines. That means determining what situations occur regularly and then establishing a structure or sequence to be repeated every single day. Routine...
  • 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
    ADHD Treatments
    Medication for Kids: Neither Curse nor Cure
    Medication for Kids: Neither Curse nor Cure Theodore: In the beginning, I thought medicine was going to fix everything. It didn't. Then for a while I didn't appreciate the medicine, but when my parents told me about the effects that they and my t...
  • School and Learning
    Coping With ADHD
    Educational Strategies for Children with ADD
    Educational Strategies for Children with ADD My boyhood buddy, Spook, was a man of many talents. By the age of fifteen, he was famous across west Texas for his talent as a horse trainer. He was a horse whisperer who had a way with both mustangs a...
  • School and Learning
    Coping With ADHD
    The Good Stress Challenge for Kids with ADD
    The Good Stress Challenge for Kids with ADDThe challenge is the goal you set for yourself or your child. Because of the link between biological and psychological actions, I recommend a physical goal. But you want to plan an activity that can be d...
  • 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. ...
  • School and Learning
    Coping With ADHD
    The ADD Label
    The ADD Label Children and adults associate a wide variety of images and feelings with the diagnosis of attention deficit disorder. It might surprise you to know that some contradict others. I've had parents and children say they were relieved. O...
  • School and Learning
    Coping With ADHD
    Teaching Children with ADD to Get What They Need
    Teaching Children with ADD to Get What They NeedChildren with ADD need to learn how to meet their basic human needs--or receive payoffs--with productive, safe, and beneficial behavior, as opposed to the negative and often dangerous behavior they ...
  • School and Learning
    Coping With ADHD
    ADD: The Challenge for Parents and Siblings
    ADD: The Challenge for Parents and SiblingsThe treatment of an ADD child begins in the healing home--not at school, not at the psychologist's or doctor's office. If a child's parents and other family members do not invest their time, effort, and ...