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"It may be that the hyperactivity we see in ADHD may actually be beneficial at times," says Julie Schweitzer. "Perhaps the movement increases their arousal level, which leads to better attention." (Credit: David Cosand/Flickr)

The Attention Games: Catching Focus

Five ways to reduce the symptoms of childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) through fun and games.

How to Focus on Homework When ADHD is Distracting You

ADDitude readers share the creative tricks and tools they use to focus the attention of their ADHD kids on homework, schoolwork, or chores.

28 Things Nobody Tells You About Having A Kid With ADHD

28 Things Nobody Tells You About Having A Kid With ADHD- Complete with GIFs - People don't get it. You can love your child and still be super annoyed. It's OK to be angry. It can be lonely. Other parents are judgy... "

7 Terrible Foods for ADHD

Certain foods make your child's ADHD symptoms worse. Here's what you need to know to create a better ADHD diet:

10 Tips to Help Children With ADHD Succeed

ADHD symptoms in children can lead to poor grades, problems at home, and struggles with friendships. Here are 10 tips to help you help your child be happier and more focused:

Making Hyperfocus Work For You

ADHD should be called an attention "regulation" disorder. If something interests us, we can focus more intensely than others, but we must learn to control it! #ADHD

When Mama Ain’t Organized: 10 Tips to Manage an ADHD Household - "1) Get your child’s ADHD optimally treated (yours, too, if you have ADHD)... It’s not enough to acknowledge ADHD – it must be actively treated. 2) Change your expectations... Accept less than perfection. Everyone will be much happier. 3) Use visual cues. 4) Set the timer when there’s a chore to do. 5) Always ALWAYS remind your child ahead of time... "