2020 Youth ADHD Resources

These 2020 youth ADHD resources are gathered here for the following age ranges:

  • early childhood
  • elementary-aged children
  • adolescents

These are ADHD resources you may find useful, some of which have been featured in our monthly “Positive Steps” newsletter.

Early Childhood

ADHD in Toddlers: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

by Michele Novotni, Ph.D., ADDitude Magazine, Medically Reviewed by William Dodson, M.D., June 9, 2020

https://www.additudemag.com/adhd-symptoms-in-toddlers/

Elementary

Rev Up Your Child’s Executive Functions for a Successful School Year

by Elizabeth A. Sautter, MA, CCC and Rebecca Branstetter, PhD

https://www.additudemag.com/webinar/how-to-improve-executive-function/

Why Is My Child So Angry and Defiant? An Overview of Oppositional Defiant Disorder

by Royce Flippen, ADDitude Magazine, Medically Reviewed by Sharon Saline, Psy.D, January 14, 2020

https://www.additudemag.com/parenting-a-defiant-adhd-child/

Adolescent

How Do I Teach My Teen Life Skills Before He Leaves for College?

by Patricia Quinn, M.D., ADDitude Magazine, June 19, 2018

https://www.additudemag.com/how-do-i-teach-my-teen-life-skills-before-he-leaves-for-college/


7 Essential Life Skills for College-Bound Teens

by ADHD Editorial Board, ADDitude Magazine, March 11, 2020

https://www.additudemag.com/7-essential-life-skills-for-teens/


Want the Secret to Motivating Teens? Start with These Three Questions

by Wes Crenshaw, Ph.D, ADDitude Magazine, April 17, 2018

https://www.additudemag.com/motivating-a-teenager-with-adhd/


Parental Criticism May Worsen ADHD Symptoms

by Devon Frye, ADDitude Magazine, Feb. 22, 2017

https://www.additudemag.com/parental-criticism-may-worsen-adhd-symptoms/#:~:text=Recent%20research%20indicates%20that%20it%20may%20lead%20to%20more%20challenging,parental%20criticism%20of%20a%20child.