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Helping Kids with ADHD Cope with the Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19

Dec. 14, 2020

We are now nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and school closures, social isolation, and uncertainty have persisted far longer than most of us could have imagined. A new survey from Nationwide Children’s Hospital shows that parents are increasingly worried about the long-term mental health effects of the pandemic. According to the survey, 66% are worried that their children’s mental health will suffer even more as the pandemic continues this winter, and 57% say they are running out of ways to keep their kids positive.

Feeling Burned Out? Find ADHD Parenting Support Online

Dec. 07, 2020

Parenting a child with ADHD can be overwhelming and isolating during the best of times. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are more support groups available online than ever before.

In a Slump? Tips for Boosting Motivation for Remote Learning in Kids with ADHD

Nov. 16, 2020

November is a tough month for kids with ADHD when it comes to staying motivated at school. The novelty of the new school year has officially worn off, summer seems like a lifetime ago, and holiday distractions are about to come on in full force.

What to Expect from Virtual Therapy Sessions for Kids and Teens with ADHD

Nov. 02, 2020

If you’re a parent considering telehealth treatment for your child or teen’s ADHD, you undoubtedly have questions about what to expect from virtual sessions. Here are answers to the top five questions I receive about telehealth therapy for ADHD.

ADHD Evaluations via Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Oct. 19, 2020

Parents who suspect that their child may have ADHD can feel especially overwhelmed by the thought of seeking out an ADHD evaluation during the pandemic, when many provider offices are closed or have limited availability for in-person appointments.

5 Books About Bullying that are Great Conversation Starters for Kids and Parents

Oct. 05, 2020

Initiating conversations about bullying with your child can feel intimidating and overwhelming. Fortunately, there are some fantastic books about bullying that can serve as great conversation starters.

Understanding and Helping Your Frustrated Teen During the Coronavirus Crisis

Sep. 07, 2020

While some teens are coping reasonably well with the school closures and stay-at-home orders, others are struggling and are far more irritable, withdrawn, and unmotivated than they would normally be.

Helping Kids with Learning Disorders Deal with Cyberbullying

Aug. 03, 2020

Studies have shown that kids and teens with learning disorders and/or ADHD are at especially high risk for all forms of bullying, including cyberbullying. This increased risk appears to be tied to feelings of low self-esteem, loneliness, underdeveloped social skills, and difficulty reading social cues.

Returning to School with ADHD During COVID-19

Jul. 13, 2020

Students who are returning to in-person school this fall are faced with the challenge of shifting into back-to-school mode while simultaneously navigating new COVID-19 school requirements. The back-to-school adjustment is always difficult for kids with ADHD under normal circumstances.

Does ADHD Increase Covid-19 Infection Risk?

Jul. 06, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the globe, scientists are exploring a variety of factors that may increase an individual’s risk of contracting COVID-19, including ADHD.

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