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“You are Wonderful!” How Praise Triggers Better Control in the ADHD Brain


Authors: ADDitude.com

She had just cut a hole in newly folded sheets with her scissors. Or, drawn a mermaid on the wall with crayons. Hit her baby sister for no reason. Or, smashed the snow-globe into a million pieces. “Why did you do that?” I screamed. My little girl, with her beautiful blond ringlets and big green eyes, would look up...

March Sweepstakes: Win a Time Timer!

Authors: ADDitude.com


ADHD is 24-7

For some, mornings are a chaotic blur of snoozed alarms, slapped-together breakfasts, tangled hair, and painful howls of “We’re late! We’re late!” For others, the afternoon witching hour — when medication has worn off and homework looms over the day’s stresses — is absolute...

Official Rules: Time Timer Sweepstakes 2019


Authors: ADDitude.com


Sponsor: The Time Timer Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by New Hope Media, LLC d/b/a ADDitude, 108 W. 39th St. Suite 805, New York NY 10018 (“Sponsor”).

Sweepstakes Entry Period: The Sweepstakes starts at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time...

State Launches Developmental Disability ID Cards

Disability Scoop
People with developmental disabilities in one of the nation's most populous states can now apply for a government-issued identification card designed...

Q: What Is My Child’s Learning Style?


Authors: ADDitude.com

Q: “How do I figure out what kind of learner my child is and what organization system works best with his learning style?” MayanRose

Hi MayanRose:

What a terrific question! Understanding how your child learns best is essential for helping your student perform to his or her fullest potential. And that...