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Your ADHD Treatment Team: A Live Discussion Series

With the school year upon us, management of your child's ADHD becomes more important, but it also becomes more difficult. The more you understand your child's condition and needs, the better you can help ensure success at school and peace at home.     To answer your questions, we've lined up a team of ADHD experts, from trained... Read moreChevron
posted 09/10/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Making Homework Time Easier for Children with ADHD

For many children, homework is a mundane but routine task. For others, especially those with ADHD, homework is a process where any number of things can go wrong. To complete homework, your child must write down the assignment, bring home essential papers and books, complete the homework and get it back to the teacher the next day. Along the way,... Read moreChevron
posted 09/09/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Sample Letter Requesting Accommodations for Your Child with ADHD

If your child has ADHD, he might be entitled to school and classroom accommodations. However, having a diagnosis of ADHD doesn’t automatically qualify a student for accommodations; symptoms of ADHD must have a negative impact or interfere with your child’s ability to learn. If your child has ADHD, is struggling and you feel... Read moreChevron
posted 09/01/2014, comments (0)|
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Live Discussion: ADHD and Success at School

A Treatment Team Live Discussion with Paula Gardner Wednesday, September 24th at 8 p.m. ET   Paula Gardner has been a school psychologist for more than 20 years at Southern Columbia Area School District in Catawissa, PA.  Her experience includes assessing students k-12 for all learning disabilities, gifted and talented, emotional... Read moreChevron
posted 08/27/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Low Iron Levels in the Brain May Help Detect ADHD

In the past, ADHD has been linked with iron deficiency in some studies. These studies relied on the iron levels in the blood and should that children with ADHD were more likely to have low iron levels. A new study also links iron levels with ADHD, however, a recent study looked at iron levels in the brain.   The authors of the study,... Read moreChevron
posted 08/26/2014, comments (0)|

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