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ADHD and Sleep Problems

One of the problem that many parents of ADHD kids face is getting their kids settled and off to sleep at night. Often the hyperactivity and impulsiveness that comes with ADHD creates sleep problems too. Staying asleep all through the night is rare, and the idea of an unbroken night’s sleep for parents is a […]

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ADHD and Food Sensitivities

Changing a child’s diet is one of the alternative approaches that some parents consider when trying to manage their child’s ADHD.  Certain foods can have significant effects on behaviour – increasing or decreasing the ADHD symptoms – so it can be useful for parents to think about whether their child is more sensitive to some […]

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I’m really excited to tell you I will be launching a unique ADHD Parenting Programme in just a few weeks’ time! As the parent of a young person with ADHD I know how difficult it can be to ask for help and advice. OK it can be difficult for anyone to ask for help – […]

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Things to Remember about your ADHD Child

In order to manage your ADHD child’s condition, you first have to understand what they are going through. It’s vitally important that we know by heart the characteristics that are most commonly present in ADHD. Although of course all children are unique, kids with ADHD share some traits that we need to be aware of […]

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Raising a child with ADHD is not an easy task

Raising a child with ADHD is not an easy task. There’s no such thing as the perfect way to do it and there will be days that will feel really frustrating. Yet there are things you can do to make life easier. One effective strategy is to make and follow a detailed, structured routine. Kids […]

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9 Tips to help ADHD children perform better in school

Children who have ADHD will find it more difficult to cope in school, because symptoms like inattentiveness, impulsiveness and hyperactivity can get in the way of learning. Yet despite this, with the right support kids with ADHD can perform well in school and work at the same pace as their classmates. Whether you are a […]

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How to help ADHD Kids Learn Social Skills and Gain Friends

ADHD affects more than just behaviour and academic performance – most kids with ADHD have trouble socialising with other kids and building friendships. The ADHD symptoms they exhibit, such as impulsiveness and inattentiveness, makes it hard for them to win friends.  Feeling different or not being accepted by other children might be one of the […]

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How To Manage Your ADHD Child’s Impulsive Behaviour

Kids with ADHD often exhibit impulsive behavior. They have problems with sitting still or focusing their attention on something because they are easily distracted. They can’t stop talking and they’re always on the go. Your ADHD child’s impulsivity can often be difficult to deal with, but there are some simple things you can do to […]

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What is the ideal breakfast for a child with ADHD?

A healthy breakfast is a key factor in helping a child with ADHD begin her/his day well. This can be very challenging for parents because sometimes it’s so hard to determine what to offer or how to make sure that we are giving our kids the right combination of foods. So what does the ideal […]

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