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Summertime Friends

Jun. 06, 2022

Summertime can be a great chance for your child to hit the reset button and create strong friendships with children who share their same interests. Seize the opportunity, practice some of the tips included here, and you might just see your child blossom this summer. 

The Money Talk: Conversations Every Parent Should Have with Their ADHD Child

Apr. 11, 2022

Managing money is challenging for everyone, but especially for those with ADHD. As a parent, it’s important to start discussing money with your child who has ADHD from an early age—even preschool or elementary school.

The ADHD and Math Connection

Apr. 04, 2022

Although math may not come easily to children with ADHD, most can perform at grade level with modified instruction and additional support. So, while it may be tempting to let your child slide in math and allow them to focus instead on subjects that come more easily, you will help your child in the long run if you provide the math support, they need now.&am

Tips for Helping Students with ADHD Overcome Reading Challenges

Mar. 07, 2022

ADHD-related weaknesses in working memory and sustained attention lead to problems with reading accuracy and comprehension. These problems often present as tendency to rush through reading assignments, miss key details, and skip full sentences or paragraphs while reading. Making important connections while reading and pulling out the main idea(s) are also more difficult for students with ADHD<span class="

Harnessing Creativity in Children with ADHD

Dec. 13, 2021

Many parents wonder if children with ADHD are more creative than those without, and if their child’s creativity can help them overcome some of the challenges associated with ADHD. Encourage your child to develop their creativity at home, at school, and through extracurricular activities. Over time you’ll see their confidence grow as they strengthen their talents and make friends with other passionate and creative children.

Rejection Sensitivity in Kids with ADHD

Nov. 08, 2021

Not all kids with ADHD experience Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (RSD), and the cause of RSD isn’t well understood. Try these strategies which can help your child become mentally and emotionally stronger. 

Ten Simple Time Management Strategies that Work for Teens with ADHD

Jun. 14, 2021

The most successful time management solutions for teens with ADHD are those that are simple enough to use day after day all year long. By helping your teen identify the biggest sources of their time management stress, you can identify which time management strategies might be the most helpful. Here’s a list of 10 simple time management strategies that your teen can start using right away to help improve their time management abilities.

ADHD and Time Management Challenges

Jun. 07, 2021

All teens struggle at times to manage competing activities, commitments, and assignments, but many teens with ADHD have severe time management problems that go beyond what most at their age experience. These difficulties with time management can cause significant anxiety and stress for the teen throughout the school year. Fortunately, time management skills can be learned by just about anyone, including teens with ADHD.

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