Management strategies for parents: AD/HD

Learn to help your child with AD/HD by using practical and meaningful strategies geared to his level of development and his symptoms.

By Brian Inglesby, M.A., L.E.P.

Supporting your child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) at home can be very tiring. But to help your child succeed, you'll need to coach him daily. You'll find it's easier if you have a practical and meaningful plan geared to his level of development and his particular AD/HD symptoms.

General parenting tips

Academic support at home

Behavioral support at home

Home-school connection

AD/HD by other names and acronyms

While attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) is the official term and acronym used by today's mental health care professionals, it is sometimes referred to by other names and abbreviations. For example, it is sometimes called:

ADHD (without the slash in the middle)

Attention deficit disorder (ADD)

Attention disorder

Brian Inglesby, M.A., is a licensed educational psychologist who enjoys the challenges of working with students with a broad spectrum of learning issues. Of special interest to him is the opportunity to provide teachers, parents, and students with the ability to better understand and manage a student's unique learning profile.