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Adult ADHD: An owner’s manual

Adult ADHD does not have its own section in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), which clinicians often use for classifying mental health conditions. According to that manual, ADHD in adults and ADHD in children is the same neurodevelopmental disorder. And yet attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can…

How does ADHD affect learning? Parents can help their child retain information and learn better

Mr. Stevenson is teaching his third grade class about the importance of using manners—he encourages the students to say “please” and “thank you,” as well as “sir” and “ma’am.”  Afterwards, he asks the kids in the class to write a few sentences summarizing what they just discussed.  McKenzie, though, can’t…

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment DSM-5

According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by a pattern of inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity, which gets in the way of normal functioning and development. This inattention includes difficulty staying focused and on task, being disorganized, and is not attributed to misunderstanding or…

Strategies for Guiding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Redirecting ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD); strategies for parents and caregivers to use between Counseling sessions to improve the effectiveness of therapy without the use of medication or combined with medication management. As an a Professional Counselor, I have been providing individual and family…

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