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ADD-ADHD

5 Simple Concentration Building Techniques for Kids with ADHD

Imagine that you are living inside of a video game, where everything is coming at you at once and every sight, sound and sensation is …

Do Food Additives Make Hyperactivity Worse in Kids with ADHD? (Maybe it’s a Food Allergy…)

Many of you have been talking about the effects of diet and food additives on kids with ADHD, so I wanted to weigh in on …

Early Intervention Helps Children with ADHD

The earlier you can diagnose ADHD, the better. Kids often struggle in school and in the community due to a lack of help and from …

Your ADHD Teenager and the Car

Teenagers, especially boys, begin talking about driving by the time they’re 15. In some states, a Learner’s Permit is available at 15 and a driver’s …

Your ADHD Child and School: Quick Tips on Eliminating Homework Hassles This Year

Homework can be challenging for parents and kids when ADHD is in the picture. In order to prevent hassles, the first place to start is …

Under the Radar: How Girls with ADHD Go Undetected And Why the Correct Diagnosis is Important for Girls and Boys Alike

“I never suspected my nine-year-old daughter’s inability to concentrate was due to ADHD,” said Diane, the mother of three girls. “She isn’t ‘hyper’ or noisy—in …

New Study: Kids with ADHD have Different Brain Development

There is some new, fascinating cutting edge research that says that kids with ADHD have different brain patterns than those without. Pictures have been taken …

Does Your Teen Have ADHD? Help Your Child Stay on Track in School and in Life

Fact: For the child with ADHD, the teen years are doubly hard. That’s because all the adolescent problems—peer pressure, the fear of failure both in …

Your ADHD Child and School: You Are Your Child’s Best Advocate

When it comes to your ADHD/ADD child and school, remember: you are your child’s best advocate. I think to be a good advocate for your child, …

ADHD and Pesticide Exposure

A recent study published in the June online edition of Pediatrics showed that children with higher levels of organophosphate pesticide metabolites in their urine were at …

ADHD in Adolescents Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Stimulants

In a recent study comparing treatment regimens in adolescents with ADHD and substance abuse problems, patients were given Concerta with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and placebo with CBT.  The …

ADHD and Young Children

For the parents of a child with ADHD, everyday tasks turn into battles—from getting the child out the door in the morning to getting him …

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 101

What is a child and adolescent psychiatrist? As a child and adolescent psychiatrist, my job is to evaluate and treat individuals with psychiatric disorders. Child …