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Carla answered the question: I have a 9 year old boy diagnosed with ADHD

Hello Elizabeth: Welcome to Questions& Answers. Below are some next steps to consider: 1.Did theschool complete an academic evaluation before coming up with a 504 plan? Ifyes, then ask for a copy of the evaluation and 504 plan. Keep communicationwith …

14 hours ago

Elizabethcreated the question: I have a 9 year old boy diagnosed with ADHD

He is on a 504B but I'm finding it's just not enough support for him.  He has lots of social issues and this has been extremely impactful for him in a negative way at school.  My question is this...what other things can I do for him in the …

19 hours ago

Karencreated the topic: ADHD Weekly -- Spend Time Outside to Improve ADHD Symptoms

Spending time outside in a natural setting isgood for your children’s health. Did you know it can also help some childrenwith their ADHD symptoms? Keep reading for research on how green time benefitssome children and for suggestions on how to spend more …

1 day ago

  • GregoryMy son with ADHD is in Cub Scouts. In Cubs or Boy Scouts, the empasis is on getting outdoors-hiking, camping, fishing, learning outdoor skills. They learn social skills and make friends as a bonus. We have 2 boys in our Den with ADHD, and they both love it. I highly recommend it.
    www.scouting.org.8 hours ago

  • GregoryMy son with ADHD is in Cub Scouts. In Cubs or Boy Scouts, the empasis is on getting outdoors-hiking, camping, fishing, learning outdoor skills. They learn social skills and make friends as a bonus. We have 2 boys in our Den with ADHD, and they both love it. I highly recommend it.
    www.scouting.org.8 hours ago

Karencreated the topic: ADHD Weekly -- Preventing Cyberbulling When Your Child has ADHD

Cyberbullies can follow your child throughsocial media—so nowhere is safe from the bully! You can take steps to addressbullying and help your child with ADHD create healthy friendships. Keep readingfor what you can do.

2 days ago

    Karencreated the topic: Preventing Cyberbulling When Your Child has ADHD

    Cyberbullies can follow your child throughsocial media—so nowhere is safe from the bully! You can take steps to addressbullying and help your child with ADHD create healthy friendships. Keep readingfor what you can do.

    2 days ago

      Adults with ADHD

      Morganjoined the group Adults with ADHD

      This group is for possible future use for Adults with ADHD topics, etc.

      2 days ago

        Parents of Children with ADHD

        Morganjoined the group Parents of Children with ADHD

        Group for parents of children with ADHD

        2 days ago

          Taecreated the topic: Kaiser ADHD Therapist for 12 yesrs old son

          My son was diagnosedwith ADHD. So I am trying to follow up with a therapy. We arelooking for a therapist in NOVA covered by Kaiser Permanente. Would appreciate a recommendation and/or any tips forfinding a therapist.   

          3 days ago

            Carla answered the question: Need help for adult son

            Hello Judy: I’m sorry to hearthat your son lost his job. Evidence based treatment for adult ADHD includesadult ADHD Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and medication management. To find anADHD professional, click on the links below http://www.chadd …

            4 days ago

            Carla answered the question: Where to begin...

            Hello Kate: I saw that youposted and wanted to reach out to provide support. Thank you for sharing yourstory with us. I hope others on Attention Connection are willing to share theirexperiences or responses. Consider seeing an adult ADHD psychologist …

            4 days ago

            Carla answered the question: Social Skills Peer or Training Groups, Camps, etc in Michigan?

            Hello Robb: I saw that youposted and wanted to reach out to provide support. Consider working with achild psychologist who can provide behavioral therapy and social skills training.Some hospital anduniversity centers offer social skills training. Click …

            4 days ago

            Carla answered the question: 8 year old with reading problem, just diagnosed

            Hello Maria: Welcome to the AttentionConnection online community. You have asked some great questions and thank you forsharing your story with us. The next steps to consider are the following: Education:read about (both mom & dad) ADHD so that you’re …

            4 days ago

            Adults with ADHD

            Isabeljoined the group Adults with ADHD

            This group is for possible future use for Adults with ADHD topics, etc.

            5 days ago

              Adults with ADHD

              michellejoined the group Adults with ADHD

              This group is for possible future use for Adults with ADHD topics, etc.

              7 days ago

                MaggieHere's another fantastic resource from Dr William Dodson - I love his conceptualization of ADHD

                7 days ago

                  MaggieI am a Psych Nurse Practitioner in Portland Oregon and would like to share a resource by Dr William Dodson that has helped my clients

                  7 days ago

                    Shireka answered the question: ADHD

                    Ondine, Welcome to our online community. I am happy to help you. There are several types of professionals who typically diagnose ADHD. These include: physicians (especially psychiatrists, pediatricians, neurologists), psychologists, social workers, nurse …

                    7 days ago

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                    7 days ago

                    Shireka answered the question: Does My Friend Have ADHD?

                    Leanne, Thank you for visiting Attention Connection. I would be happy to assistyou. The symptoms you mentioned sound a lot like ADHD, however only aprofessional can give the diagnosis of ADHD. I would encourage your friend tosee the school counselor. She …

                    7 days ago

                    Parents of Children with ADHD

                    Anne

                    Hello! Can anyone advise me as to how I can view "group discussions" for a specific group, i.e., within Parents of Children with ADHD? Thanks!

                    7 days ago

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