adhd

  1. Child Development & Health

    How video games may help treat ADHD

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    It seems counterintuitive to anyone who has even known — or parented — a child with ADHD, but apparently using a computer game to...
  2. Child Development & Health

    Moms, don't freak out about the Tylenol/ADHD study yet

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    Does Tylenol use during pregnancy cause ADHD? It hasn’t been proven to, but a recent study may have you placing some blame on...
  3. Child Development & Health

    ADHD: Is it real, over-diagnosed or completely made up?

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    ADHD diagnoses and stimulant prescriptions are common in classrooms across the nation. A doctor, however, has taken the...
  4. Women's Health

    How nicotine patches still harm your pregnancy

    Are pregnant smokers who want to quit or cut down better off using nicotine replacement gums, patches or lozenges?
  5. Sleep

    How breathing issues cause chronic health problems in kids

    If you’ve been told that your child has a learning disability, demonstrates aggressive or bullying behavior, or exhibits symptoms of...
  6. Special Needs

    Social media: Help for parents of kids with special needs

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    The number of U.S. children with a disability is increasing, so it makes sense that more parents are turning to social media for...
  7. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Autism: Increased risk of ADHD, having siblings with autism

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    Research published this summer shows one-third of children with autism also have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In...
  8. Child Development & Health

    Why it's wrong to deny yoga in school

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    Recently, the parents of two children in San Diego gained media attention when they decided to take the Encinitas Union School...
  9. Special Needs

    Outdoor activities for kids with ADHD and autism

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    For children with ADHD, autism and other neurobehavioral issues (such as Tourette’s and dyslexia) it is crucial that parents take...
  10. Children's Health

    Is your child eating an ADHD-friendly diet?

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    Did you know you could improve your child's ADHD symptoms just by changing his or her diet? Make changes this summer to be ready for...
  11. Drinks, Drugs & Rehab

    Lindsay Lohan wants to leave Betty Ford: Officials refuse

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    Lindsay Lohan is not going quietly into rehab. She's now causing a fuss since the Betty Ford Center doctors took her off the...
  12. Mom & Dad

    Mom story: My son has Tourette syndrome

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    Lisa Bachman’s 15-year-old son, Justin, has Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes his body to make strange...
  13. Health & Wellness

    ADHD diagnosis redefined

    A new report says the number of teenage boys with ADHD is increasing--and new parameters to define the disorder could add to the...
  14. Child Development & Health

    ADHD: The debate continues

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    An estimated five million children in the U.S. have ADHD, but the diagnosis — or misdiagnosis — is under fire. How can you know for...
  15. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    Managing ADHD without medication

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    ADHD meds often change a child's personality — creating what many kids with ADHD (and their parents) refer to as a zombie state or...
  16. Special Needs

    Helping children with sensory challenges enjoy the holiday season

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    While the holiday season is supposed to be joyous, family gatherings and holiday decorations can actually be quite stressful for...
  17. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: Is ADHD good?

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    According to the most recent Centers for Disease and Prevention reports, 9.5 percent of U.S. children have been diagnosed with...
  18. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    ADHD: Homeopathic solutions for attention deficit disorder

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    Over the past few years, attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have become hot topics...
  19. Child Development & Health

    Calming foods for hyperactive kids

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    Which foods help calm hyperactive kids? Experts recommend taking a look at the foods your kids are eating to find out why certain...
  20. Child Development & Health

    Is your defiant child driving you crazy?

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    Children often go against what their parents say and ask of them, but when it starts to concern you — or affect your mood and family...