What to Do When Teens With ADHD Want to Stop Using Medication
Many teens decide they want to stop taking medications for ADHD, but parents might be hesitant, especially if medication has been working. Open a discussion to find out what is behind your teen’s reasoning. Then, consider a test period to see how it works.
How to Spot an ADHD-Friendly Boss (and Manage Those Who Aren't)
One of the main factors toward work success and satisfaction is your boss’ attitude. When you have ADHD, this is especially important. Read about some of the traits of an “ADHD Friendly Boss” and find out what you can do at work to be your own advocate if your boss isn’t helpful.
Girls and Women With ADHD: Still Suffering in Silence
Despite the vast amount of research on ADHD, women and girls still often go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed with conditions such as depression and bipolar disorder, or are labeled as lazy. Michael Wetter, Psy.D., FAPA, discusses some of the reasons for this, and what parents can do if they think their daughter might have ADHD.
ADHD: Why Traditional Punishment Doesn’t Work
Punishment implies that a child willingly did something wrong. Discipline, on the other hand, is a teaching process. It takes into account that misbehaviors might have been the result of the inability to manage ADHD behaviors. Read guidelines for setting up an effective discipline process in your home.
ADHD in College: Should You Disclose Your ADHD When Applying to a College?
Adults With ADHD: Tips for Handling Negative Feedback and Criticism
Adults with ADHD often indicate they are hypersensitive to criticism. Their reactions, including outbursts or acting defensively, can erode self-esteem and cause damage to relationships. Read through our tips on how to better deal with negative feedback from others (and yourself).