Author Archive | Robert Myers, PhD

Help Your Child’s Interruption Habit

Trying to teach your child not to interrupt can be an exercise in frustration.  Telling them there’s a time to interrupt (in case of a fire) and a time to not interrupt (boredom) isn’t enough. But putting these principles into practice is easier said than done, especially for a very verbal or high-energy child. That’s […]

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Parenting ADHD Teens

Your child with ADHD has successfully navigated the early school years and is beginning his or her journey through middle school and high school. Although she has been periodically evaluated through the years, this is a good time to have a complete re-evaluation of your child’s health. The teen years are challenging for most children; […]

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Easy Techniques for Parenting Your ADHD Child

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD/ADD) are at times very difficult to parent. They often have trouble following important directions. Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are usually in a constant state of activity. Parenting an ADHD child is a challenge. You may need to change your home life around a bit to help […]

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Total Focus Program – Help for Children with ADHD That Works!

A Guaranteed Program for Improving Attention, Concentration, Academic Achievement, Self-Esteem, Social Skills, Problem Solving and Self-Control in Children from 6 to 14 years old. Helping boys & girls become the winners they were meant to be! Can be Used With or Without Medication Total Focus is a multi-media program that provides what health professionals refer […]

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ADHD Diagnosis

Some parents see signs of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity in their child long before they start school. Their child may lose interest in playing a game or watching a TV show or may run around completely out of control. But because children mature at different rates and have different personalities, temperament, and energy levels, it’s useful to […]

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ADHD Symptoms

The principal characteristics of ADHD are inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. These symptoms appear early in a child’s life. Because many normal children may have these symptoms, but at a low level, or the symptoms may be caused by another disorder, it is important that the child receive a thorough examination and appropriate diagnosis by a […]

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ADHD Causes

One of the first questions a parent will have is “Why? What went wrong?” “Did I do something to cause this?” There is little compelling evidence at this time that ADHD can arise purely from social factors or child-rearing methods. Most substantiated causes appear to fall in the realm of neurobiology and genetics. This is […]

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