Reviewed Childhood Mental Disorders and Illnesses Articles Links
(viewing 1 - 5 of 15)Teaching Children with ADHD: Instructional Strategies and Practices
A comprehensive article (originally written in 1994 and updated in 2004) by the US Department of Education discussing the following issues: What Teachers Should Know, Identifying ADD in Your Students, Medication in the Classroom, Secrets of Successful Schools, Classroom Strategies for a Class with Students with ADD, Individual Strategies for Helping Students with ADD Learn, and How to Manage ADD Behavior.
Tics and Tourette's Syndrome
This site provides definitions of tics and Tourette's syndrome, as well as answers to frequently asked questions, such as whether a child will outgrow it, what treatment methods are available, what parents can do to help, and more. The information is easy to understand and a good starting place for parents.
This article for parents provides an overview of Tourette's including symptoms, diagnosis information and tips for coping with the condition. The information is very comprehensive and offers concrete strategies to implement.
Tourette's Syndrome for Children
This article for children provides an overview of Tourette's including symptoms, definitions and examples, and tips for how to act around those with the condition. The information is comprehensive, yet age-appropriate.
Oppositional Defiant Disorder Guide
This 18-page PDF guide provides an overview of ODD, including symptoms, treatment methods and coping strategies for parents, as well as links to additional information.