New ADHD Medication for Morning Relief

With the start of school just around the corner, avoiding morning madness is on the minds of many parents—especially those whose kids have ADHD and struggle to get up, out, and on their way to school daily. Relief may be… Read the rest

Making the Move to Middle School

Beginning a new school year often comes with a large dose of anxiety for children with LD and ADHD who have struggled with academics in the past. But even more daunting is when a new school year also means a… Read the rest

Can Digital Devices Cause ADHD?

A recent article in Smart Kids explored why teens with ADHD are at increased risk for overusing digital devices and the negative consequences that may follow. Now, according to an NPR report,  new research has found that “high-frequency” use of… Read the rest

Benefits of After-School Activities for Kids with ADHD

Results from a recent study found that children with ADHD who participated in after-school programs fared better than kids with ADHD who did not take part in extra-curricular activities. According to an article in HealthDay, the findings are based on… Read the rest

ADHD Medications Abuse

In a recent study, researchers examining data from 2000 to 2014 found a 71% increase in calls to U.S. poison control centers between 2000 and 2011 to report misuse of ADHD medications. From 2011 to 2014, the calls declined slightly… Read the rest