Videogames and ADHD

Videogames are everywhere – on our phones, online, in our homes, at friends’ houses and even at school. Parents of kids with ADHD often ask about the effect that videogames may be having on their child. They want to know if videogames will make their child’s ADHD worse, or if spending too much time playing…

Is It ADHD Or Immaturity?

The ability to focus for long periods of time, wait patiently, stay seated when it’s expected of you, and not talk out of turn are all skills that we develop as we grow. Kids with ADHD lag well behind their peers in developing these and other skills. But how do you know if you’re child…

Explaining ADHD To Your Child

When a child is first diagnosed with ADHD, parents often wonder whether they should tell their child about the diagnosis, and if so, how. Some parents worry that their child will feel different.  Others worry that their child will feel like something is wrong with them.  And some parents worry that their child will use…