ADHD Medication: A Safety Punch List

When your ADHD child is taking medications, it is important to educate yourself and your child about how to use them safely and effectively. We provide a checklist of things both you and your child can do to avoid common problems that often arise with ADHD prescriptions.

ADHD Online Time Management Trick

Do you find yourself distracted whenever you turn on your computer? Going online is especially distracting for everyone – not just people who have ADHD. Email, social media, online games, banking and blog feeds are all appropriate uses of online time. But they can also keep you from focusing on more difficult computer uses like researching and writing papers. Here some low-tech tips for keeping your priorities in mind and using your time wisely.

“Coming out” about ADHD

Sharing that you have ADHD with your friends, families and teachers is a very private and personal decision. With ADHD Awareness Week just around the corner (September 13 – 17, 2010), we’d like to offer a few thoughts about the positive side of disclosing your ADHD and using it as an opportunity to educate others.

ADHD, Obesity and Eating Disorders

It can be surprising to find out that people with ADHD are prone to obesity. Several key characteristics of ADHD can contribute to the development of an eating disorder. In this post, we talk with Dr. Dukarm about the links between ADHD and eating disorders. She is the founder and director of the Center for Eating Disorders, an outpatient treatment center that specializes in the overlap between disordered eating symptoms and attention problems.

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