I’LL DO BETTER THIS SEMESTER and other broken promises

Tweet Pin It   “I promise! I’ll do better this semester!” Ah, school + ADHD. We’re so often at a loss to help our kids. We don’t understand why we can’t get more support from school personnel. We don’t understand what’s so hard about getting a worksheet completed. We’re angry that our child or teen […]

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Getting Through the Maze of School and the ADHD Child

Tweet Pin It   Few schools in the world are designed with ADHD children in mind, and your children suffer – to varying degrees – from trying to become like those model students that seem to be able to impress everyone without even trying. Of course, the problem is that your child is trying and […]

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If We Don’t Understand This, We Don’t Understand ADHD

Tweet Pin It   Here’s the deal: When we don’t understand certain things about ADHD, we really don’t understand ADHD. Or at least we have a cursory understanding, a text-book understanding. We’ve left out the best parts! I’ve been working with ADHD kids and their parents since 1984, as a teacher, a school counselor, and […]

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