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5 Tips for Meeting Your Child’s Emotional Needs as they Return to School

Aug. 01, 2022

It is hard to know how to support your child when they are struggling emotionally. Here are five simple tips to help you get started.

I Feel Like I’m Bribing My Child! What’s the Difference Between Bribes and Rewards?

Jul. 04, 2022

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.

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.

Simple Tips for Boosting Academic Motivation in Kids with ADHD

May. 25, 2020

With summer-like weather upon us and many weeks spent without a structured school schedule, kids with ADHD are struggling to focus on their schoolwork like never before.

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.

The Importance of Teaching Self-Advocacy Skills to Kids with ADHD

Mar. 20, 2020

As a parent of a child with ADHD, you have undoubtedly spent a great deal of time advocating on behalf of your child. With that in mind, how can you best begin preparing them for the times in adulthood where they will need to advocate on behalf of themselves?

Setting Realistic Expectations for Kids with ADHD

Mar. 16, 2020

Kids with ADHD need clear and consistent expectations in order to thrive at school and at home. Expectations provide structure and consistency and help kids strive to reach their full potential.

Recent Study Suggests Kids and Teens with ADHD are Less Likely to Exercise than their Non-ADHD Peers

Feb. 24, 2020

When you think of a child with ADHD, a certain stereotype may come to mind: a child who is bursting with energy. While there have always been many reasons to challenge this stereotype, findings from a recent study about physical activity and ADHD have added one more. 

Finish Homework Faster by Building Breaks into Homework Time

Sep. 16, 2019

ADHD and homework mix about as well as oil and water. The biggest challenge is typically the extreme amount of time it takes kids with ADHD to get their homework completed. Here are some helpful ways to make homework time less stressful.

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