Updated 25 November 2015

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Secondhand smoke can make your child act out

Children who are exposed to secondhand smoke at an early age are more likely to have behavioural problems later in life.

Why kids do better in therapy when parents are present

Children with behavioural disorders interact better with a therapist when their parents are in the room, a new study has found.

Foster children are more likely to have ADHD

ADHD is the most common behavioural health diagnosis among foster children in the U.S.

If there is something else you'd like to know about ADHD, pop a question to our ADHD expert!


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