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The Top Five Podcasts for Parents of Children with ADHD

Dec. 09, 2019

Books can be enormously helpful when it comes to learning new strategies for parenting a child with ADHD, but most parents need something that can fit easily into their busy schedules. Podcasts can fit into a busy lifestyle and allow you to multitask when you listen. Here are the top five podcasts that Dr. Mary Rooney recommends for parents of kids with ADHD.

The Top Five Books for Parents of Children with ADHD

Dec. 02, 2019

Parenting a child with ADHD can feel overwhelming. Fortunately, there is a sea of resources out there for parents. Dr. Mary Rooney shares what she's found to be the best books, podcasts, and TEDTalks out there for parents of kids and teens with ADHD. 

ACT Changes that May be Good News for High School Students with ADHD

Nov. 25, 2019

Standardized tests like the ACT can be extremely challenging for students with ADHD. Changes to the ACT, coming in September 2020, may help students with ADHD better manage some of these test-taking challenges. Find out what these new changes will be here.

Research Study Links Screen Time and Academic Performance in Children and Adolescents

Nov. 18, 2019

On average, children watch up to 2.8 hours of tv, play 40 minutes of video games and are on their computers 34 minutes a day. With all of this screen time, how is academic performance affected? Find out here.

Are Weighted Vests and Stability Balls Helpful for Kids with ADHD?

Nov. 11, 2019

Occupational therapy (OT) tools like weighted vests and stability balls are often prescribed in the classroom for children with ADHD. But are they effective for kids with ADHD? 

Finding Solutions for Challenging Classroom Behaviors with a Functional Behavioral Assessment

Nov. 04, 2019

When a child with ADHD is struggling in the classroom, knowing how to help isn’t always easy, especially when the usual strategies aren’t working. Find out how a Functional Behavioral Assessment can help.

Is it Okay for My Child with ADHD to Lose Recess as Punishment at School?

Oct. 21, 2019

The benefits of free play and physical activity during the school day are undeniable. Yet, despite increased awareness about the positive impact of recess on physical, emotional, and cognitive functioning, I continue to hear from parents that their child is losing recess as a punishment at school.

Strategies for Smartphone Success

Oct. 14, 2019

Experts recommend waiting until your teen is at least 14 years old before giving them a smartphone of their own, many teens with ADHD may not have the maturity or social skills needed until they are well into high school (or beyond). With that in mind, if you think you have a teen with ADHD who is ready for a smartphone, then plan carefully before handing over the phone.

Is Your Child or Teen with ADHD Ready for a Smartphone?

Oct. 07, 2019

If you have a child or teen who does not already own a smartphone, then chances are that your child is asking (or begging!) you for a phone almost every day. How do you know if your child with ADHD is ready?

Are Concussion Effects More Severe in Youths with ADHD?

Sep. 23, 2019

Recent studies suggest that youths with ADHD may be particularly vulnerable to the effects of concussions and may require additional monitoring and follow-up care.

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