When School Discipline, Criminal Prosecution Collide - The Perfect Storm - Extensive article about ADHD, school suspension and criminal prosecution by attorney/advocate Robert Tudisco, Esq. - Excellent tips. Especially note that even giving away stimulant meds is considered diversion, a criminal offense.
Every age is an adventure with ADHD, but teens and young adults aged 16 - 24 are facing a particularly big challenge in managing and fitting in to the real world. Read these tips for managing the transition from teen to twenty-something.
Driving with ADHD - Medication throughout the day helps. Practice is everything.
Weighted Blankets 101: When & How to Use Weighted Blankets
When the child is awake, drape it across his lap or around his shoulders. The deep pressure touch stimulation brought about by the blanket will produce serotonin in the child, which is a hormone that will help to calm him down and produce a happier frame of mind.
Tips for Managing Teens with ADHD - "As they got older, different behaviors started to emerge. Symptoms of ADHD can be very different for each child. One of the issues we had with both children was the lack of social skills. Respecting personal space and lack of self control are things that we saw regularly."