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ADHD—Homework Tips for Parents
Need more information? Contact CHADD at www.chadd.org or CHADD’s National Resource Center on ADHD at www.help4adhd.org.
ADHD—The Use and Abuse of Psychostimulant Medication: Tips for Parents and Teens
ADHD—Why Am I Having So Much Trouble With School?
It is very common to have difficulties in school if you have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
ADHD—Why Is My Child Having Trouble in School?
It is very common for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to have difficulties in school. These problems can occur for several reasons.
Environmental Management of ADHD
A MINUTE FOR KIDS: Children with ADHD suffer from an inability to remain focused; therefore small distractions at home and at school can cause extreme problems. Parents can ease this problem by cutting down on the number of distractions in the home. This can happen through the establishment of a daily schedule, the organization of household items, and the use of charts and checklists. More tips and ideas on how to improve the conditions of your child's environment can be provided by your pediatrician.
Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools—Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Behavior management skills that can be included in a Care Plan include
Medicines for ADHD: Questions From Teens Who Have ADHD
Q: What can I do besides taking medicines?
Understanding ADHD: Information for Parents About Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Almost all children have times when their behavior veers out of control. They may speed about in constant motion, make noise nonstop, refuse to wait their turn, and crash into everything around them. At other times they may drift as if in a daydream, unable to pay attention or finish what they start.
Using the Home Environment to Manage ADHD
A MINUTE FOR KIDS: ADHD is a common condition among children and is usually approached with medication and a treatment plan. Part of this treatment plan involves simplifying and organizing your home environment. Keep distractions to a minimum and set small, reachable goals for your child.
What Is ADHD?
ADHD is short for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (uh-TEN-shun DEF-uh-sit HYE-pur-ak-TIV-uh-tee dis-ORD-ur). ADHD makes it hard to sit still, pay attention, take turns, and finish things. It is one of the most common chronic (long-term) problems of childhood.
What is ADHD? Questions from Teens
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition of the brain that makes it difficult for people to concentrate or pay attention in certain areas where it is easy for others, like school or homework.
What to Do for ADHD
ADHD is short for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (uh-TEN-shun DEF-uh-sit HYE-pur-ak- TIV-uh-tee dis-ORD-ur). There is no cure for ADHD yet. But there are many good treatments to help your child. As a parent, you play a big role in your child's treatment.

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Mitchells Pediatrics

(318) 487-1602
221 Pecan Park Ave Alexandria, LA 71303