Back to School at FamilyEducation.com
Home > School and Learning > Learning Differences > ADHD > ADHD Treatments > How Effective Are the Treatment Options for Children with ADHD?

Slideshow Iconslideshows MORE

|

How Effective Are the Treatment Options for Children with ADHD?

3 of 5
ADHD treatment options, boy playing on playground

Combined Therapy


Some parents of children with ADHD are advised to use combined therapy — a combination of behavioral therapies and medication, particularly for children with other psychiatric issues). Behavioral therapies can include parent-behavior training, school-based interventions, or other forms of therapy, such as individual psychotherapy, play therapy, or cognitive behavioral therapy.

CEPAC's Stance on Combined Therapy:

  • For children under age 6, there is not enough long-term evidence to indicate that combined therapy is as good as or better than medication alone.
  • For children over age 6, combined therapy is better than medication alone.

Next: School-Based Interventions

September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

highlights

Join BIC on our mission to save handwriting and Fight For Your Write! Writing helps kids become better readers, boosts their confidence and sparks their creativity. Visit BICFightForYourWrite.com to sign our petition to save handwriting!

14 Back-to-School Fashion Trends for 2014
Send your kids back to school looking sharp! Check out 2014's hottest back-to-school fashion trends, from clothes to shoes and accessories.

Put a Stop to Bedtime Struggles
Steer clear of tears at bedtime with these helpful bedtime tips and this printable bedtime routine checklist for kids.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!