16 Apr 2019

What if your child’s lying is not evidence of a character flaw or disrespect? What if his fibs are actually a self-preservation strategy rooted in poor inhibition, emotional regulation, working memory, and attention — all hallmarks of ADHD? This is the premise behind a...

1 Oct 2018

Executive functioning might be a key part of human behavior, but ADHD can make it tricky for kids to execute. Learn how to use memory, organization and self-regulation to nurture your child’s EF skills.

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Efficient executive functioning is critical to all h...

30 Sep 2018

ADHD impacts multiple regions of the brain — the ones that control attention and impulsivity, and also the ones that help us identify and control our emotions. Here, find advice for parents who find their homes overwhelmed by sudden, intense bouts of emotional chaos.

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2 Jul 2018

Children don’t act out to gain attention or control their parents. They do it because they can’t meet our expectations, and that is incredibly frustrating. What they need is not punishment, but help identifying and strengthening the deficient skills that are to blame....

26 Jun 2018

Roughly 40 percent of children with attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) also have oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) or a related defiance or conduct disorder. Could your child’s defiance, anger, and disobedience be symptoms of ODD? Find out everything you need t...

12 Jun 2018

Conventional wisdom calls video gaming a distraction that gets in the way of learning. But for teens with attention deficit, it may actually offer a way to enhance executive function.

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If playing video games for hours guaranteed future success, I would be...

11 Jun 2018

Technology is empowering, mind-expanding, and awfully fun. It’s also hugely distracting from daily responsibilities and relationships – particularly for kids with ADHD. Here, learn how to teach your tween or teen how to use their devices responsibly — and enforce conse...

10 Jun 2018

Your teen gets lost in video games — so how can you bring him back now and then to life in the real world? Smart strategies for cutting down without cutting him off.

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Your teenager with ADHD spends too much time playing video games, but you don’t want to d...

9 Jun 2018

“Does any current neuroscience investigate whether and how different kinds of games affect the brain? Do different games affect their brains differently?”

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There is no question that playing video games affects the brain. In existing studies, neuroscientist...

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