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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.

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.

Raising Kids with ADHD in the Age of “Snowplow Parenting”

Mar. 09, 2020

Recently, “snowplow parenting” has replaced “helicopter parenting” as a way to describe parents who are overly involved in their child’s lives. Like helicopter parenting, snowplow parenting stems from fear, but it’s a fear that your child will not achieve everything that is needed be successful in today’s ultracompetitive world.

Parents Can Now Request Leave Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to Attend IEP Meetings

Feb. 03, 2020

Many students with ADHD qualify for Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) to cover special education services. IEP meetings, however, usually take place during the day, making it difficult for some parents to take time off to attend these important appointments.

Solving Challenging Behavior Problems with the Collaborative and Proactive Solutions Model

Jan. 13, 2020

The Collaborative and Proactive Solutions (CPS) model is a treatment approach that views challenging behaviors as a symptom of a gap between a child’s skills and an adult’s expectations.

“Collaborative and Proactive Solutions” Approach to Treating Challenging Behaviors

Jan. 06, 2020

When it comes to ADHD, there is no one-size-fits-all treatment. Matching appropriate treatment strategies to each child’s specific needs is essential for successfully managing ADHD symptoms.

Are Omega-3 Fatty Acids Helpful for Kids and Teens with ADHD?

Dec. 30, 2019

Many parents explore alternative treatment options for ADHD interventions, like supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids. But what exactly are omega-3 fatty acids, and can they really help treat ADHD symptoms? Find out more here. 

The Top Five TED Talks for Parents of Children with ADHD

Dec. 16, 2019

When you’re feeling bogged down by the extra work that comes with parenting a child with ADHD, TED talks may just give you the boost that you need. Here are the top five TED Talks that Dr. Mary Rooney recommends for parents of kids with ADHD.

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