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Executive Functioning Strategies for Children with ADHD
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
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
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.
The Connection Between Working Memory and ADHD
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.
Coping with Holiday Stress and ADHD
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
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!
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.
In a Slump? Tips for Boosting Motivation for Remote Learning in Kids with ADHD
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.
5 Books About Bullying that are Great Conversation Starters for Kids and Parents
Initiating conversations about bullying with your child can feel intimidating and overwhelming. Fortunately, there are some fantastic books about bullying that can serve as great conversation starters.
Understanding and Helping Your Frustrated Teen During the Coronavirus Crisis
While some teens are coping reasonably well with the school closures and stay-at-home orders, others are struggling and are far more irritable, withdrawn, and unmotivated than they would normally be.