How To Deal With ADHD Tantrums & Meltdowns

Parenting is a lot like a long-distance road trip: there will be scenic highlights, long stretches that go by in a blur, and a few panicked “Are we lost?” moments along the way.  Parenting a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is like...

The Best Toys for Kids With ADHD

The best toys for kids with ADHD inspire curiosity, stimulate imagination, offer new experiences, help kids develop life skills, and, most importantly, are just plain fun.  Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) struggle with symptoms that can...

Homeschooling A Child With ADHD: Best Practices

Homeschooling is challenging under the best circumstances; throw in an ADHD diagnosis, and it can often feel like a task best left to experts. But here’s the thing: regardless of your teaching experience, you are an expert––on your child. You are uniquely...

7 Best Children’s Books About ADHD

Finding commonality with others is critical to feeling a sense of belonging among our peers, within our communities, and as part of the world. Feeling “normal” can be particularly challenging if you struggle with behavior or social skills as a result of...

5 Awesome Activities For Kids With ADHD

Parenting a child who has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder comes with a unique set of issues that multiply the challenges of parenthood exponentially. It can be like playing a video game that you’re still getting a feel for, on expert mode; things can get...

ADHD And Video Games: Do They Help Or Hurt Your Child?

Symptoms of ADHD Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most prevalent child mental health disorders in the United States – about 1 in 10 children in the U.S. have an ADHD diagnosis. ADHD symptoms include inattention, hyperactivity, and...
ADD vs. ADHD in Children: What’s The Difference?

ADD vs. ADHD in Children: What’s The Difference?

Many times ADD and ADHD are used interchangeably, but they shouldn’t be. Here’s why.   The History of ADD vs. ADHD In the mental health field, the ADD vs. ADHD conversation is not a new one. Over the years, mental health professionals have re-conceptualized the...

Caleb’s Story

Caleb is a 7-year-old who lives in the Midwest U.S. with his mother, father, and older brother. Caleb’s mother Annie describes him as creative, friendly, outgoing, curious, and caring. When he was 6 years old, Caleb’s parents decided to get Mightier to help him with...
James’ Story

James’ Story

This is James’ story, as told to Mightier by his Mom, Leanne.   “My son, James, is a 9 ½ year old little boy who was diagnosed with ADHD at 7yrs old. He is loving, very smart, and he dreams of playing football for the Patriots! James lives at home with his mom,...