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5 Tips on How to Get A Good Night’s Sleep for Children With ADHD

Everyone needs sleep to function at their best. Children with ADHD may rely on sleep even more than the rest of us. According to the American Sleep Medicine Academy, even losing one hour of precious sleep a night could be enough to harm the academic performance of children with ADHD. Unfortunately, the ADHD condition and …

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ADD/ADHD at Thanksgiving

ADD/ADHD at Thanksgiving

For many families, Thanksgiving presents challenges. There are turkeys that don’t thawed out in time and difficult relatives who overstay their welcome. If you have a child or adult with ADD, however, the holiday will bring additional challenges.   Thanksgiving and the other holidays we’ll be celebrating as the New Year draws closer tend to disrupt …

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How to Better Understand ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment

ADHD, or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, doesn’t only affect children. The percentage of children with an ADHD diagnosis is higher, but adults can still suffer from ADHD.  By one estimate, 8.4 percent of children have ADHD. That’s compared to an estimated 2.5 percent of adults, according to the American Psychiatric Association.  Yet an ADHD diagnosis isn’t …

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