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The Connection Between Working Memory and ADHD

Feb. 09, 2024

Poor working memory is perhaps the biggest factor driving attention problems and hyperactivity in the classroom—and one of many traits associated with ADHD. Working memory enables us to temporarily hold new information in our minds and use this information, in combination with our existing knowledge and skills, to guide our behavior or solve an immediate problem.

Executive Functioning Strategies for Children with ADHD

Sep. 13, 2023

All children and adults with ADHD have weaknesses in at least some domains of executive functioning. For many parents and teachers, conceptualizing ADHD symptoms within an executive functioning framework can be helpful. Children with ADHD benefit from the use of tools and strategies that minimize the impact of executive functioning weaknesses and strengthen executive functioning skills over time. 

Talking to Your Child’s New Teacher About ADHD

Sep. 12, 2022

Open, ongoing communication between parents and teachers is essential for children with ADHD. Follow these guidelines to get things started off on the right foot.

5 Tips for a Successful Start to the School Year for Students with ADHD

Jul. 11, 2022

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. 

Coping with Holiday Stress and ADHD

Dec. 06, 2021

The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year and also one of the most stressful times of the year for parents of children with ADHD. The excitement and changes in routine make it much more difficult for children with ADHD to manage their emotions and behavior. While you cannot fully prevent behavior challenges during the holidays, there are things you can do to make them less likely to occur.

ADHD and Sports – Tips for Coaches and Parents

Nov. 01, 2021

Unfortunately, most coach development programs provide little or no training on coaching kids with ADHD. Fortunately, the same behavior management strategies that work for kids at home and at school also work during practice and games.

Creating Home Behavior Charts that Actually Work!

Oct. 04, 2021

There are many reasons why a behavior chart may not have worked in the past, but that doesn’t mean that a behavior chart will never be a success with your child. In fact, most children with ADHD respond effectively to a well-designed behavior chart. Follow a few key principles of behavior-chart design and adjust the chart over time to match your child’s unique needs.

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.

Helping Kids Cope with School Anxiety

Apr. 05, 2021

While remote learning has kept students engaged in the academic aspects of school all year long, students haven’t been exposed to the additional stressors that come with attending school in person. 

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.

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