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Three Tips For Parenting A Child With ADHD

Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Work together with your child who has ADHD to figure out what routine is best for the both of you.

Parenting children with ADHD can be quite different than normal child-rearing, as you’re likely already aware. Depending on the severity and type of symptoms your child has, you may notice that following rules and household routines is a bit of a dream. While successful parenting of a child with ADHD might take more effort, and may not follow the rules your parents may have used, it can be done. While there are times in every parent’s lives that will be difficult, it’s important to remember that as a parent of a child with ADHD your child is unique and full of potential. When you work together with your child to find a routine that works for both of you, you might find that your child is more interesting and creative than you could have ever thought.

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4 Ways to Conquer ADHD as an Adult

Friday, January 5th, 2018
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It seems like more and more people are living with ADHD today than ever before.

It seems like more and more people are living with ADHD today than ever before. As a child, there are education plans and accommodations to help you get through school, but what about once you’re an adult and trying to work? Here are some ways to help you with ADHD as an adult. (more…)

ADHD in Children: How to Know When to Test

Friday, September 8th, 2017
ADHD in Children: How to Know When to Test

Your child has boundless energy, which is actually pretty typical.

Your child has boundless energy, which is actually pretty typical. But what if that boundless energy prevents him or her from following simple directions or finishing easy tasks? You may have a nagging suspicion that it could be something other than typical childhood ants-in-the-pants, such as ADHD. There are a few key factors you should look at before you reach for the meds. (more…)

Dealing with ADHD as an Adult

Monday, February 8th, 2016
Dealing with ADHD as an adult

ADHD can affect people of all ages. But how do you deal with this disorder as an adult?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is most commonly thought of as a childhood disability. But that does not mean it can’t affect people well into adulthood. Everything from paying the bills on time to keeping up with work and family demands can be very hard to deal with when you suffer from this disorder. But that doesn’t mean these challenges are impossible to deal with. Check out our tips for adapting to a life with ADHD. (more…)

Is ADHD Affecting Your Child’s Schoolwork? When to Worry

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Children are known for characteristically being playful and energetic—two of the wonderful things about being young! However, if your child seems to be too playful and energetic in school, and unable to focus on their schoolwork, you may be worried about Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

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ADHD may make it difficult for your child to learn and pay attention.

Should you be worried? Is your child just being a lively, or are they unable to focus even when they try? Are their grades dropping? These are many questions parents consider when wondering if their child may have a developmental disability. Continue reading to learn more about ADHD, and when to worry about possible symptoms.

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At Family Service Foundation (FSF), a social services organization in Baltimore, Maryland, we are dedicated to providing advocacy and support to individuals with mental and physical disabilities that have recently left inpatient settings. Integration back into the community can be difficult; for that reason, each member of our team works to provide services specifically tailored to each individual and family that we work with. We believe that all individuals can achieve their highest levels of social, physical, and emotional well-being in the community when they have the proper support. FSF specializes in serving Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and individuals with intellectual disabilities. We also have American Sign Language interpreters on staff at all of our locations for the convenience of our Deaf and hard of hearing clients. For more information about The Family Service Foundation, please visit our website at www.fsfinc.org or give us a call at 301-459-2121.
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