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    1. ADHD: Taking Care of Yourself When Your Child Has ADHD - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. ADHD: Should My Child Take Medicine for ADHD?

    2. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Prevention

      There is no known way to prevent attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but there are ways to help your child have fewer learning and attention problems.

    3. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Treatment Overview

      Learn about ADHD treatment and how to successfully manage ADHD with medications, therapy, group or psychiatric support, and individualized education programs (IEPs).

    4. ADHD: Taking Care of Yourself When Your Child Has ADHD - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. ADHD: Should My Child Take Medicine for ADHD?

    5. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Medications

      Stimulants are usually used as medication to treat ADHD. In general, stimulant medications improve symptoms in about 70% of people who have ADHD.

    6. ADHD: Helping Your Child Get the Most From School

      Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may have difficulty in school because their symptoms-inattention, impulsiveness, and hyperactivity-get in the way of learning.Success in school is important for the development of healthy self - esteem and confidence.Key pointsYou can help your child succeed in school by:Working with teachers and other school personnel.Educating yoursel

    7. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Topic Overview

      Social skills training helps the child or adult who has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) be less aggressive and impulsive,manage anger,and behave in a more socially acceptable way. Techniques include: Coaching. Role-playing. Watching videotapes of good behavior. Practicing ways to settle conflicts. Social skills training uses specific steps and goals,such as learning how ...

    8. ADHD: Taking Care of Yourself When Your Child Has ADHD - Topic Overview

      It is important to learn about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the specific ways your child is affected. Familiarity with the condition will help you feel more confident in being able to help your child reach his or her potential. The following information can help you begin to understand how this condition may affect your child. Your child's brain automatically responds to ...

    9. Atomoxetine (Strattera) for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

      Drug details for Atomoxetine (Strattera) for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

    10. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Other Treatment

      Behavioral interventions help train adults responsible for a child with ADHD. It emphasizes the need to establish routines and rules for behavior.

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