2021 Youth ADHD Resources

These 2021 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.

Youth (General)

Four Steps to Independence: How to Support (Not Enable) a Child with ADHD

Elaine Taylor-Klaus of ImpactADHD.com, Diane Dempster, ADDitude Magazine, Updated on March 25, 2019

How to Make Friends: A Guide for Kids with ADHD (and Their Parents, Too)

Gay Edelman, ADDitude Magazine, Updated on September 28, 2021

Is It Immaturity or ADHD?

Camille Noe Pagan, Medically Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari, MD, WebMD, July 07, 2021

Manners Matter

Carol Brady, Ph.D., ADDitude Magazine, Updated February 11, 2021


Improve the Behavior of Preschoolers with ADHD

Keath Low, Reviewed by Ann-Louise T. Lockhart, PsyD, ABPP, Verywell Mind, Updated October 5, 2020

Think Your Preschooler or Toddler has ADHD? Ask These Four Questions

Carol Brady, Ph.D., ADDitude Magazine, Updated January 3, 2021


Little Missed Manners? Why It’s Important for Kids with ADHD to Practice Politeness

Ari Tuckman, Psy.D., MBA, ADDitude Magazine, Updated May 20, 2021

Helping Your Child Get Organized From the Inside Out

Kate Drummond, OTR/L, Impact Parents Blog, February 18, 2021


The impact of gratitude on teens’ well-being…and how to improve it.

Maggie Wray, PhD, Creating Positive Futures Blog, November 24, 2020

Teens with ADHD Need Scaffolds and Structure: How Not to Helicopter Parent

Anni Layne Rodgers, Nathaly Pesantez, Meg Leahy, MS, NCC, BCC, Medically reviewed by Roberto Olivardia, PhD, ADDitude Magazine, Updated August 20, 2021

Sleep Problems in Teens with ADHD: Causes and Solutions

Stephen P. Becker, PhD, ADDitude Expert Webinar, live broadcast April 21, 2021, Updated June 3, 2021

12 Fool-Proof TIPS to Parent A Complex Teen (Download in middle of home page)

Elaine, Diane & The ImpactParents Team, ImpactParents

When Teen Stress Ignites Strong Emotions: Teaching Anger and Frustration Management

Brenden Mahan, M.ED., MS, Live ADDitude Webinar, February 2, 2021 at Noon

Inside Your Teen’s ADHD Mind

Blythe Grossberg, Psy.D., ADDitude Magazine, Updated October 9, 2020