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Online Resources to Help Parents Manage Stress and Anxiety During Coronavirus

During the coronavirus crisis, parents everywhere are feeling stressed and anxious. Reaching out to your network of family and friends for support can help, but sometimes it’s not enough.

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Recognizing the Signs of Parenting Burnout During COVID-19

Across the country, most families are now at least two or three weeks into the new normal brought about by COVID-19. If you are like many parents, you may have initially responded to the crisis with not only anxiety and dread, but also a great deal of resolve, vowing to ‘step up to the plate’ and ‘tackle this challenge head on.’

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Online Resources to Help Your Understand Your Child’s Special Education Rights and Services During the COVID-19 Outbreak

COVID-19 school closures have left parents of children with special needs, particularly those with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), feeling uncertain about their child’s rights and their school’s responsibility during this unique time.

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Creating a Coronavirus Screen Time Management Plan for Your Family

With schools closed and social distancing in full effect, the usual screen time limits have gone out the window for most families. During this time of change and uncertainty, a screen time management plan is mort important than ever.

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The Importance of Teaching Self-Advocacy Skills to Kids with ADHD

As a parent of a child with ADHD, you have undoubtedly spent a great deal of time advocating on behalf of your child. With that in mind, how can you best begin preparing them for the times in adulthood where they will need to advocate on behalf of themselves?

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Tips for Managing COVID-19 School Closure Days for Kids with ADHD

School closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic are upending the lives of families across the U.S. Children with ADHD and their families face additional challenges since abrupt changes in routine make it harder for kids with ADHD to focus and regulate their emotions and behavior.

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