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Workshop coming up on Mindful Parenting

“Some Days, I Wish We’d Never Left the House”

If your child stages public meltdowns — not just once in a blue moon, but what feels like nearly twice a week — we feel your pain. A child’s explosive tantrums aren’t just frustrating — they can be downright humiliating for parents who feel the sting of public scrutiny. Stop the madness with these five… [READ MORE]

Mom’s School Survival Guide

Organizational strategies for mothers with ADHD trying to manage school children with ADHD. BY: SANDY MAYNARD If you’re a mom with ADHD, the words “back to school” can make you quiver with anxiety. They elicit visions of endless papers to sign, car pools to remember, and homework assignments to help with. Also, you may have a… [READ MORE]

How to Avoid Focus-Stealing Traps

By: Valerie Bisharat  Even for people who consider themselves good at focusing, the technology age presents a challenge. Never before have so many devices, cell phone alerts, social media platforms, advertisers, and tasks been competing for our attention. So, we could all probably use a little help getting focused. After all, focusing in the right… [READ MORE]

How to Remove Hurdles to Writing for Students with ADHD

Half of all kids with ADHD struggle with writing, which can make every assignment — from straightforward worksheets to full-length essays — feel like torture. Boost your child’s skills with these 18 strategies for school and home. BY CHRIS ZEIGLER DENDY, M.S. Studies suggest that more than half of children with ADHD struggle with writing. These… [READ MORE]

How to Avoid Focus-Stealing Traps

Even for people who consider themselves good at focusing, the technology age presents a challenge. Never before have so many devices, cell phone alerts, social media platforms, advertisers, and tasks been competing for our attention. So, we could all probably use a little help getting focused. After all, focusing in the right way on the… [READ MORE]

20 Things to Remember If You Love a Person with ADD

By: June Silny It’s a fact; a person with ADD is hard to love. You never know what to say. It’s like walking through a minefield. You tiptoe around; unsure which step (or word) will be the one that sets off an explosion of emotion. It’s something you try to avoid. People who have ADD/ADHD are… [READ MORE]

When Children Can Benefit From Playing Video Games

Children with anxiety and ADHD can learn to control their emotions by playing games connected to a heart-rate monitor By: Sumathi Reddy It isn’t often that children are encouraged to play video games. But a group of Boston Children’s Hospital researchers have developed video games for children with conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)… [READ MORE]

heartWhat the ADHD Experts Say about Coaching for ADHD

We recommend that you hire an ADD coach to assist you in the process. Get yourself a coach to help you stay on track- Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo. Authors of You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!
Coaching, it turns out, is one of the most powerful and effective ways for people with ADHD to achieve success.- Thom Hartmann. Writer of 7 books on ADHD who has ADHD.
Coaching is the single most effective tool in ADD self-management.- Dr. Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. Author of several books on ADHD who has ADHD
Coaching intervention can make a real difference in how people with AD/HD negotiate their own particular deficits and cope with life on a daily basis- ADDA - Attention Deficit Disorder Association

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