Anthony Rostain, MD, MA, on the years of transition to adulthood
interview by Susan Buningh, MRE
PARENTS ARE OFTEN PERPLEXED ABOUT THEIR ROLE DURING THE SOMETIMES DIFFICULT YEARS when their children with ADHD are transitioning to adulthood. For gui...
A Holistic Approach to Educating Faculty and Staff about ADHD
by Mari Foret
THE TWO WEEKS BEFORE SCHOOL OPENS IN THE FALL can be some of the busiest of the year. Typically, faculty and staff are setting up their rooms and finalizing lesson plans to...
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
by Isabel O’Daly
CHADD HELD AN HISTORIC SPANISH PARENT TO PARENT teacher certification training in San Jose, California, in late September of 2012. With the help of Parents Helping Parents and Matrix Parent Network, we were ...
by Karen Sampson Hoffman, MA
SUMMERTIME WAS A LITTLE SWEETER THIS YEAR for four young people who received awards through the CHADD Summer Camp Award Fund: Aaron and Eric Chapman, Drew Krepsky, and Alexa Rosenholtz. They received...
COMPASSION FATIGUE IS THE PRICE WE MAY SOMETIMES PAY for the compassion we feel for others who are struggling, and for working tirelessly to help them improve their lives. Among its tell-tale signs is emotional exhaustion. We...
by Barbara S. Hawkins, BA
AH, THE HOLIDAYS. "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," wrote Charles Dickens. How many of us can relate to the excitement followed by upset and maybe utter devastation that changes in...
ASK THE EXPERT
A chat with Marie S. Paxson
MARIE S. PAXSON, FORMER PRESIDENT OF CHADD, is co-chair of the editorial advisory board for Attention magazine. As the parent of two young adults with ADHD, she is a veteran of many holiday seasons.
WE’D LOVE TO SPARK A CONVERSATION ABOUT THE SPIRITUAL SIDE OF LIVING WITH ADHD. At this reflective and hopeful time of year, we begin with some personal experiences submitted by readers. Please share your stories with us and continue the discus...
Attention readers share tales of surviving celebrations gone awry
THE COMPLETE OPPOSITE OF HOLLY JOLLY
There’s something about the holiday season and me that just doesn’t jive well together. I write "something" like it&r...
A Real Problem with Real Effects
by Bryan Jaffe
ABOUT 54 MILLION AMERICANS HAVE EXPERIENCED BULLYING AT THEIR WORKPLACE, according to data collected by the Workplace Bullying Institute and Psychology Today. This number represents more than one-thir...
by Patrice B.F. Garver, PhD
PEER SUPPORT AMONG GIRLS WITH ADHD WITHIN A GROUP SETTING — irls face—can be an effective, therapeutic, and empowering experience. The power of group support and the group process allows each member to be herself, expre...
by Ellen Littman, PhD
WITH ABUNDANT INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON ADHD, we may have a false sense that we know more about the experience of girls than we really do. At last, there is ever-increasing acknowledgement that the manifestations of ADHD differ by gender. And yet, we are only beginning to appreciate the far more crucial factor—that the impact of ADHD differs significantly by gender. In fact, much about the lives of girls with ADHD is secret in that their inner world has been virtually unknown to us. Although our ability to access windows into their experience is in its infancy, we can try to make sense of the glimpses we have. Read more.
Parenting Difficult Teens by Bryan Jaffe
A Winning Life by Steven Peer
ADHD Neither Gift Nor Curse by Karen Sampson Hoffman, MA, and Pamela Mercer
Parenting When The Parent Has ADHD, ask the expert chat with Patricia Quinn, MD
Responding with Compassion by Mark Bertin, MD
Turning Around Toxic Intensity, Lived Experience by Carey Sipp
Become an Empowered Parent, Marie Paxson interviews Mary Durheim
Uupdate on the ADHD Medication Shortages: Advocacy in Action by Ruth Hughes
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