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The 3 R’s of Parenting a Child with ADHD, by Jim Forgan, PhD

Today’s article is brought to us by Jim Forgan, PhD,  a licensed school psychologist in Jupiter, FL, and author of the book Raising Boys with ADHD. As I read this book over the summer, I found myself wishing it had been […]

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Homeschooling & ADHD/Other Special Needs : What Type of Homeschooling Works Best?

If you’re reading this you’re either curious about homeschooling because you think it will help your child, actively homeschooling and looking for tips, or Googling in desperation because More...

Tool: Homework Success Checklist

It's no secret -- children with atypical neurological processing struggle with traditional class room and homework demands. However, once a teacher truly understands what a child needs to be More...

Homeschooling your child with ADHD or other special needs: myths and realities

Compared to many people, I haven’t been homeschooling very long. J, my 10-year old with ADHD, learning disabilities, audio processing difficulties, developmental delays, poor short term memory, and More...

ADHD medication provides clarity like eyeglasses

Your child comes home from school one day and explains that he can no longer see what his teacher is writing on the board. You immediately make an More...

New Support for Parents of Children with ADHD Available in Free Care Package

Mothers of children with ADHD are often stressed-out, overwhelmed, overworked, tired and under-nurtured for good reason. The National Institute of Mental Health identifies a host of disorders that More...

Tips for Teachers From a Child with ADHD’s Perspective

I recently received my K-6 teaching license, and I have been observing in classrooms and applying for teaching jobs. I've been thinking a lot about the kind of More...

a mom’s view of {the power of ritual} : letting go of hurt and anger while parenting a child with special needs

A few days ago I heard a woman who works as a paraprofessional in an elementary school special ed classroom totally dis the mother of two boys with More...

Your child is diagnosed as what???

I am not a perfect teacher. I know I write as if I were, but the truth is...there was a kid I missed. He was quiet, obedient, and More...

What a difference the {right} teacher makes.

It's no secret this has been the worst school year for Luke. The worst. Nope, I take that back. The second worst. I think Kindergarten still holds the More...

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