How to Boost Your Child’s Self-Esteem

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Many kids with ADHD and learning disabilities also struggle with poor self-esteem. Here’s how parents can help. When children feel good about themselves, everything goes a little easier for them and their parents. But poor self-esteem is a big problem for ADHD children–and an even bigger problem for the 50 percent or so of ADHD children who also have learning … Read More

Alternative ADHD Treatment: Neurofeedback

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Can Neurofeedback really help build stronger focus and attention? Here’s what you need to know about this alternative ADHD treatment. Cody Miller was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD ADHD) in first grade. While her behavior improved with medication, she experienced unacceptable side effects. “I didn’t care about anything,” says Cody, now 14. Her parents stopped the meds, and … Read More

Goal Setting for Adults with ADHD: Be Your Own Life Coach

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Setting goals — even if they’re abstract — can be a good way for adults with ADHD to feel more in control of their life. One of the most challenging — and most helpful and fun — tasks that I’ve done as part of my Happiness Project is to write my Twelve Personal Commandments. These aren’t resolutions, like “Make my … Read More