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Tips for Teens Driving

TIPS FOR TEENS Behind the Wheel How to keep yourself out of harm’s way Take your medicine as prescribed by your doctor. The use of medications for ADHD has been found to improve driving performance in teens with ADHD.  The medication decreases errors caused by inattentiveness. Turn OFF your cell phone.  If it’s off you… Continue reading »

Update on ADHD Medications

Update on ADHD Medications Sheila Woods MD, FAAP – SCAAP ADHD Liaison Newer ADHD medications have arrived and will continue to arrive improving our choices of ADHD medications for children, adolescents, and adults.  The Neos Therapeutics, makers of Adzenys XR-ODT and Cotempla XR- ODT offer savings cards regardless of a patient’s insurance approval or co-pay. … Continue reading »

Is Your Child Explosive?

Is Your Child Explosive? Often I see children who explode over what parents and teachers consider small things. It is common in children with ADHD because these children have difficulty with regulating their own emotional responses. Anger, irritability, screaming, frustration, crying, sadness all seem to occur in a nano-second if something does not go their… Continue reading »

What It’s Like to Have ADHD

What It’s Like to Have AD/HD We’ve all either heard the comments or even said them. “Aren’t these really just lazy, undisciplined people?” “Seriously, how hard is it to pick up your underwear off the floor?” “Why can’t you just wipe off the kitchen counter?” “You get distracted? So do I but I can still… Continue reading »

Homework Help for Kids with ADHD and their Parents

Homework Help for Kids with ADHD and their Parents

Homework Help for Kids with ADHD and their Parents Often, homework for kids with ADHD becomes an intense battle with children getting very frustrated and parents becoming even more frustrated! It does help for your child to begin homework as soon after school as possible after a 15-20 minute break for snack, running around, bathroom,… Continue reading »