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ADHD Parenting Advice from Michael Phelps' Mom

Amid the all the world records and Olympic gold medals, Michael Phelps is just another guy who's had to deal with a problem that's confronted many other people: attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. After an inability to concentrate led to the diagnosis when Phelps was in middle school, he worked with his parents and teachers to impose a better structure on his life and learning habits. Coupled with the right medication and dedication, he was able to overcome the issue.


Washington  - Michael Phelps, the 14-time Olympic gold medal winner, set a new world record in the men's 100-metre butterfly at the US swimming…


Michael Phelps swims into Olympics history with 19th medal

Michael Phelps poses with his gold medal from the 4x200-meter freestyle relay, the 19th medal of his Olympic career.