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25 Tips for Families to Manage ADD

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– By Edward Hallowell, MD* – 1. Make an accurate diagnosis – This is the starting point of all treatment for ADD. – 2. Educate the family – All members of the family need to learn the facts about ADD as the first step in the treatment. Many problems will take care of themselves once […]

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They Pulled Together to Success

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By Meg McDonald, Executive Directory, ADD Resources – As I read the news stories about Westhauser’s rescue, I immediately thought that many of those rescuers were members of my tribe, those with ADHD. We excel under what appears to be impossible circumstances. We come up with brilliant solutions to difficult problems quickly. And we work together […]

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Basic Tips for ADHD Management in Children

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– by Mary Fowler* – 3 Steps For Improving Performance – There are three essential conditions that help kids with ADHD improve their performance. – 1.  Create a structure Create a structure that helps guide his behavior with rules and routines. For example, with academics, the structure would be tasks matched to his skill level […]

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