ADHD, Boys & Social Challenges

Ryan Wexelblatt, LCSW, specializes in working with boys who have ADHD. He views the condition as a developmental delay in executive functioning and emphasizes the importance of boys with ADHD learning compensatory skills and strategies to overcome social challenges. “It’s… Read the rest

Treating Boys with ADHD

Your son is seven—or 10—or 15. He has ADHD and related issues. His social, emotional, and executive functions have not developed intuitively. He has difficulty relating to others, never quite understanding their thoughts, feelings, sense of humor, or intentions. He… Read the rest

A Plant Extract to Treat ADHD

Nutritional psychiatry is a growing field that focuses on the importance of essential nutrients in treating mental health conditions, including ADHD. James M. Greenblatt, MD, a specialist in integrative medicine for ADHD and author of Finally Focused: The Breakthrough Natural… Read the rest

Exercise: Good Medicine for ADHD

Dr. John J. Ratey, psychiatrist and world renowned authority on the effects of exercise on the brain, advises families of children with ADHD to think of exercise as medication for optimizing intellectual reasoning, increasing attention, and improving mood. For both… Read the rest

ADHD All-Stars

Looking to inspire your child with ADHD? Check out ADDitude magazine’s Famous People with ADHD for a veritable “Who’s Who” of stars from all walks of life with the condition. Included in the list are: Simone Biles, Olympic gold medalist… Read the rest