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ADHD Meds Help, But Many Parents Still Against Them

Sunday, 22 August 2010 20:03

A Consumer Report survey found that though the majority of parents with ADHD kids found medication to help “a lot”, they are also using alternative strategies to improve their kids’ symptoms such as hiring tutors, modifying diet, and changing the way they spoke to their children. “With medication, the child isn’t so distracted, and that makes it easier to learn. But it’s not going to teach the child problem-solving skills or give him the ability to stop and think things through like other kids do.”

To learn what worked best, read the full article here: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38315906/ns/health-kids_and_parenting/