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Helping Kids with ADHD Follow Safe Playdate Guidelines as Social Distancing Rules Relax

Jun. 15, 2020

As social distancing rules become more relaxed, parents are faced with tough decisions about when and how to allow their child to have safe playdates with friends. If you decide that it is time for your child to resume in-person playdates, experts recommend taking precautions, including playing outside, avoiding contact sports and games, wearing masks, and keeping kids a few feet apart while they play. 

Eight Steps for Teaching Your ADHD Child to Resolve Sibling Conflicts

Jun. 08, 2020

With families spending so much time social distancing together, spikes in sibling rivalry are inevitable. Some kids with ADHD need extra support from their parents, in the form of concrete social skills that they can use to resolve arguments with their siblings.

Tips for Dealing with Sibling Rivalry During Covid-19

Jun. 01, 2020

Siblings are spending more time together than ever before, which means there’s greater opportunity for family bonding and greater opportunity for sibling conflict. 

What Anxiety Looks Like in Kids with ADHD During Coronavirus

May. 04, 2020

Children with ADHD are more prone to anxiety than kids without ADHD – and that is during “normal” times when we are not in the middle of a national crisis.

Managing Your Emotions During the Coronavirus Crisis

Apr. 27, 2020

If you are a parent of a child with ADHD and feel like you are hanging on by a thread, you are not alone. As the coronavirus pandemic stretches on, emotions are running high and patience is running low.

Understanding and Helping Your Frustrated Teen During the Coronavirus Crisis

Apr. 20, 2020

Families with teenagers confined to their homes during the coronavirus crisis face unique challenges.Teens who are prone to symptoms of anxiety or depression and those who already had tense relationships with their parents are among those struggling the most.

Online Resources to Help Parents Manage Stress and Anxiety During Coronavirus

Apr. 13, 2020

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.

Recognizing the Signs of Parenting Burnout During COVID-19

Apr. 06, 2020

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.’

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

Mar. 30, 2020

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.

Creating a Coronavirus Screen Time Management Plan for Your Family

Mar. 23, 2020

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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