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Simple Strategies for Helping your Child Listen and Follow Through
When your child has ADHD, getting them to follow through on seemingly simple requests can be frustrating and challenging. The way that you give your child instructions can have a huge impact on their ability to follow through.
5 Tips for a Successful Start to the School Year for Students with ADHD
As summer winds down, feelings of dread about the upcoming start to the school year can begin to creep in for students and their parents . Many students with ADHD struggle with the adjustment to new classrooms, classmates, and teachers at the beginning of each school year, and unfortunately, a tough start can be hard to bounce back from.
I Feel Like I’m Bribing My Child! What’s the Difference Between Bribes and Rewards?
While rewards are a valuable ADHD management tool, it’s not uncommon for parents who use rewards to say that feel like they are bribing their child to get them to meet basic expectations. It’s important to remember that kids with ADHD actually need rewards to help with motivation.
The ADHD and Math Connection
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
How ADHD Affects Learning and Academic Performance
Students with ADHD often ‘underperform’ academically as they struggle to absorb new information and complete assignments and exams at a level that matches their intelligence. As you read through the clusters below, think about how weaknesses in some of these areas may be impacting your student’s ability to learn and perform academically.
Does ADHD Look Different in Boys and Girls?
In recent years, there has been an increased focus among researchers and clinicians on the differences in the way ADHD shows up and is diagnosed in boys and girls. Being aware of these differences is important for parents and teachers who can help make sure that kids with ADHD can get the treatment they need as early as possible.
ADHD Evaluations via Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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.
Research Study Links Screen Time and Academic Performance in Children and Adolescents
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.
Tips for Helping Kids with ADHD Manage Transitions
In my previous post I discussed the reasons why so many kids with ADHD struggle to successfully transition from one activity to another throughout the day. The good news is that while transitions are much more difficult for kids with ADHD than kids without ADHD, with some targeted support and accommodations, transitioning between activities can become much easier.
Is Neurofeedback an Effective Treatment for ADHD?
Neurofeedback (also known as EEG biofeedback) is marketed as an alternative treatment for ADHD. Parents who are looking for a medication-free treatment option often hear about neurofeedback and wonder if it can help their child.