PTS Coaching Now Offering In-Home Tutoring

PTS Coaching Now Offering In-Home Tutoring

PTS Coaching, a nationwide parent-training program for children with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD or ADD), is now offering private home tutoring for children of all ages.

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Is There a Connection Between ADHD and ODD?

Is There a Connection Between ADHD and ODD?

A mental health counselor and board-certified ADHD coach explains the correlation between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and oppositional defiant disorder.

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How Can I Help My ADHD Child Succeed in School?

How Can I Help My ADHD Child Succeed in School?

Help your ADHD child thrive academically with these strategies.

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Parent Coach Specializing in ADHD Releases New Book

Parent Coach Specializing in ADHD Releases New Book

Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M., ACAC, founder of PTS Coaching—a parent coaching program for parents of children with ADHD, published a book on parenting children with ADHD that was released in October.

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What Are Some Indications that My Child May Have ADHD?

What Are Some Indications that My Child May Have ADHD?

Does your child exhibit behaviors that you think could be indicators of an ADHD diagnosis? George Sachs, Psy.D., shares ADHD symptoms and behaviors to look for, as well as the difference between ADHD and ADD.

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On Becoming 'That Mom'

On Becoming 'That Mom'

You know her: 'that mom' who ceaselessly pushes for her child, who hounds the school with emails and questions. She has a reputation. But is she a bully, or just doing what she needs to her for her kid? A local mother and former teacher weighs in.

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Understood.org Launches as Complete Resource for Learning Disabiilities Community

Understood.org Launches as Complete Resource for Learning Disabiilities Community

Understood.org is a new, state-of-the-art website with a mission to help you find clear answers to the challenges your child with learning disabilities or attention issues may face at home, in school, and with friends.

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How to Be an Effective Disciplinarian to Your Child with ADHD

How to Be an Effective Disciplinarian to Your Child with ADHD

All children test the limits to which they can push their parents. Children with ADD/ADHD are more prone to challenging behavior. We spoke with behavior specialist Lisa Navarra, who works with parents of children with ADD and ADHD to help them set limits and manage challenging behavior.

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Ask the Expert: Why Is My Son Less Focused in School Than at Home?

Ask the Expert: Why Is My Son Less Focused in School Than at Home?

If a young child who is focused at home becomes distracted and unable to answer questions in school, there may be several explanations. An expert on ADHD and disruptive behavior disorders offers his insight and advice.

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Ask the Expert: How Do Neurofeedback and Brain Mapping Help Treat ADHD?

Ask the Expert: How Do Neurofeedback and Brain Mapping Help Treat ADHD?

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently rated biofeedback as evidence-based "Level 1-Best Support" for treating ADHD. We spoke to Anthony Silver, MS, MA, MFT, BCIA-EEG, director of Gray Matters in Westport, CT, about biofeedback, neurofeedback, and brain mapping and how they help diagnose and treat ADHD.

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Gray Matters Now Offers Live Z-Score Training

Gray Matters Now Offers Live Z-Score Training

Gray Matters, a neruofeedback and brain mapping treatment center, now offers Live Z-Score Training, a technique that combines the quantitative measurements of the brain map with neurofeedback.

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How to Help Build Your Son's Self-Esteem When He Has ADHD

How to Help Build Your Son's Self-Esteem When He Has ADHD

Boys with ADHD often have low self-esteem and feel nervous about school-related tasks, such as taking a test or being called on by the teacher. Having low self-esteem makes it difficult to make decisions and some boys with ADHD find it challenging to make simple decisions. Authors of "Raising Boys with ADHD" provide advice on how to help boys with ADHD build their self-esteem.

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Do Video Games Cause ADHD?

Do Video Games Cause ADHD?

From playing apps on the iPhone or iPad to sitting in front of a computer transfixed on role playing games and staring at a television to beat the next big boss in the latest video games, there's no doubt kids are spending a lot of hours playing video games. Experts from the Child Mind Institute delve into the effects playing video games may have on ADHD.

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Does ADHD Exist?

Does ADHD Exist?

The belief that ADHD, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, isn’t real is a serious threat to the timely treatment that can transform the lives of young people. Steven Kurtz, Ph.D., ABPP, describes why people are skeptical and how to effectively respond to this skepticism.

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Drug Holidays?

Drug Holidays?

Should children with ADHD go off stimulant medication in the summer? Experts present the pros and cons.

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