Treating Childhood ADHD Directory
Treating a child's ADHD can be a balancing act. Stimulant and non-stimulant medicines are available in addition to possible dietary changes, stress management, and talk therapy. Many children also learn study skills to excel with ADHD. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of treating ADHD in children, potential side effects, alternative treatments, and more.
ADHD Alternative Treatments
Alternative treatments for ADHD, including neurofeedback, omega-3 supplementation, elimination diets, chiropractic, and working memory training.
Occupational Therapy for Children With ADHD
WebMD explains the role of occupational therapists in helping children with ADHD.
Multimodal Treatment for ADHD: What Is It?
WebMD explains current treatment methods for ADHD in children.
Do ADHD Medications Affect a Child's Growth?
Do ADHD drugs stunt children's growth? WebMD examines the scientific evidence.
What's the Right ADHD Medication for Your Child?
Figuring out the right ADHD medicine for your child is a process. WebMD tells you which drugs do what - including their side effects.
Startling Side-Effects of Children's ADHD Medications
Side effects from ADHD medications are rarely dangerous, but they are unsettling. Knowing how to respond will ease your mind.
Is ADHD Real? What the Medical Community Says
An ADHD diagnosis is not so clearcut. WebMD looks at the controversy surrounding this condition.
Can You Treat ADHD Without Drugs?
For most families, an ADHD diagnosis means a long trek through the world of pharmaceuticals. But the most successful treatment combines both meds and learning to manage behavior.
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ADHD Quiz: Facts About Childhood Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Take this quiz to test your knowledge of childhood ADHD symptoms, medications, other treatments, and how ADHD affects children and adults.
Quiz: Myths and Facts About ADHD Medications and Kids
Does your child have ADHD? What do you know about the medications that help treat it? Find out in this quiz.