Is your child’s behavior a sign of ADHD? In this Q & A, a pediatric psychologist answers common questions for parents about the condition.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Many children have learning disorders that affect everything from their reading comprehension to their math abilities. Learning disabilities affect the brain’s ability to receive, process, analyze, or retain information. If your child has a learning disability, he’s certainly not alone; roughly 5 percent of children in public schools are receiving special education services for a […]
“I help families understand that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder. It is not a disorder of effort, character, intelligence, parenting skills or self-control.
By Vanessa Chrisman, RD, CLE, CHOC clinical dietitian Learning to care for a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be a daunting task for parents. Families must decide whether to use medications, nutrition or other therapies as treatment. To help parents make informed decision, here are a few common myths about the relationship between […]
Raising a child diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can put even the most patient of parents to the test. However, therapy and other techniques can help children with ADHD have the best opportunity to behave better, function better every day, do well in school and grow up to be happy and successful. “The […]