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Eileen Bailey

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Tips for Managing the Holidays with Adult ADHD

Presents have all been bought and wrapped. You have planned the menu for your holiday dinner. The decorations are up. You are ready. For those with ADHD, this is probably a complete fantasy. Disorganization, poor planning and forgetfulness often get in the way of preparing for the holidays. But even though it is... Read moreChevron

posted 12/15/2014, comments (0)|
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How are ADHD and ODD Different?

Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is common in children with ADHD, with anywhere from one-half to one-third of children with ADHD exhibiting signs of ODD [1]. Those with combined type ADHD (hyperactive and inattentive)... Read moreChevron

posted 12/08/2014, comments (0)|
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Managing Sensory Issues in Children with ADHD During the Holidays

Crowds, glittery displays, parties, gifts, holiday music. Sensory experiences abound during the holiday season. For those with sensory processing disorder (SPD), this time of the year is overwhelming and can result in frequent meltdowns and challenging behaviors. SPDs are more common in children with ADHD than... Read moreChevron

posted 12/02/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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What You Need to Know About Caffeine and ADHD

Caffeine has been around for hundreds, if not thousands of years. One story tells of the leaves from a bush blowing into water being boiled by a Chinese Emperor in 2,737 BC and creating the first cup of tea. Another story tells of a goat herder who noticed his goats “dancing” after eating red berries... Read moreChevron

posted 11/23/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Adding Optimism and Gratefulness to Your Daily Life

Living with ADHD can be frustrating, there is no doubt about that. But how you look at those frustrations, whether with optimism or pessimism, might be the difference to how well you cope with your ADHD symptoms. Optimism... Read moreChevron

posted 11/18/2014, comments (0)|

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