AD/HD Information

Tips for Managing ADD/ADHD

Attention Deficit Disorder, both inattentive and hyperactive type, is a neurological condition and can be inherited. Symptoms can include forgetfulness, distractibility, short attention span, lack of impulse control, fidgety behavior, and more. Symptoms are noticed before the age of 7, yet are typically problematic when a child enters school. These strategies that can help minimize… Continue reading Tips for Managing ADD/ADHD

Parenting Resources, Parenting Teens

Battling Backtalk: Five Tips Every Parent Needs

From Amy McCready, founder of Positive Parenting Solutions Whether it’s a toddler’s defiant “No,” or a teenager screaming, “You can’t tell me what to do,” backtalk is enough to make any parent’s blood boil. What’s worse, it often seems our natural reaction to backtalk (“How dare you speak to me that way” or “You’ll do… Continue reading Battling Backtalk: Five Tips Every Parent Needs

AD/HD Information

AD/HD Informational Sites

Adult AD/HD Self-Report Scale This easy to use scale looks at social situations and other indicators that you may have Adult AD/HD. Medications used for ADHD: Chart & Info. Helpful information on dosage and side effects of the most prescribed medications for AD/HD. Greater Baltimore Chapter of CHADD Parenting and support resources for parents of… Continue reading AD/HD Informational Sites

Parenting Resources

Parenting Resources

Parenting information for all ages What's your parenting style? Find out more information about parenting kids and teens at this user friendly website. Online classes and more! Childhood Anxiety A wonderful site with helpful information on how to assess and intervene with childhood reactions to fear and anxiety. Best Practice for Autism Spectrum Disorders Blog… Continue reading Parenting Resources

Teen Drug Use

Information on Teen Drug Use

  Help for Teen Drug Use Helpful information on teen drug use and addictions. Teen Addicted to Cough Medicine A powerful video depicts the ease and danger of using cough medicine to get high. A warning for parents and teens. http://www.morningsiderecovery.com/educational-resources/teaching-kids-about-drug-abuse/ Talking to your kids about drug abuse This site offers information for parents and… Continue reading Information on Teen Drug Use

Parenting Teens

Parenting Teens

  The Harvard Report: Raising Teens Harvard University provides 10 tasks of adolescents and 5 Basics of Parenting Adolescents. Stages of Adolescent Development Information on the stages of development and what to expect from your teen in terms of physical, social, and emotional development. A good overview for parents.