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What to do when you suspect an ADHD diagnosis for your child?

* Get informed. For more trusted information online, try the American Academy of Pediatrics’s site Healthychildren.org (healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/adhd/Pages/Understanding-ADHD.aspx), the national advocacy group CHADD (www.chadd.org), and Mount Sinai Parenting Center (mountsinai.org/parenting-center) * Touch base with the teacher. “Parents often worry that their … Continue reading

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Can tae kwon do be used as an ADHD therapy?

15-year-old from Canton has a fierce kick, and is training for a black belt in the martial art of tae kwon do. She said that tae kwon do practice – alleviates the symptoms of her attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder – helps her … Continue reading

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