Youth Family Institute is here in order to help parents who are struggling to raise a troubled teen. We have helped thousands of parents and we hope we can help you.

What is ADD and ADHD?

ADD is the abbreviation for Attention Defict Disorder. This is similar to ADHD without the hyperactive component. An ADD child also has a difficult time paying attention in class. Medication for this diagnosis is also available, but many children that are displaying symptoms of ADD go undiagnosed every year, and have learned to adapt to their disability without medication.

ADHD is the abbreviation for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This diagnosis is becoming more common in today’s schools. ADHD is believed to be the cause of a child not paying attention in class. Some children with severe cases are successfully treated with medication. There is help for children that are exhibiting symptoms of attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactive disorder.

The best way to receive help for a child that seems to have a difficult time paying attention is to take him or her to your physician. Once the Doctor has determined how severe a case your child has, he or she will be able to prescribe medication that will assist your child.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

A child diagnosed with oppositional defiance or defiant disorder will Troubled Boy have a difficult time fitting into a regular school curriculum. The truly defiant child will disrupt and create extra work for teachers, and school administration. There are resources available in some schools for the defiant student, but in many instances this child is just “moved along” or passed to the next grade to let “someone else” deal with them.

There are schools that are designed to work with a defaint child. The majority of schools specializing in this type of student are privately owned and operated and start in price at around $2,300 per month. There are education loans available to defray the costs and allow you to pay around $200 per month over a longer period of time.

Boot Camps For Children

When parents have decided they can no longer handle a child younger than 10 years of age they will have a difficult time finding any type of private placement for the child. Read More….Boot Camp For Children