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Time Timer Review: Time to Teach Independence

WHAT: Time Timer 3″ DOES: provides a visual and spatial representation of elapsed time; 3-inch model is great for individual use at home or at school (or at work for the grown-up) INVEST: $30.00 (sometimes you might find it on sale on other […]

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Classroom Strategies Series from My Attention Coach: #5 Encourage Fidgeting

Fidgeting can help the student with ADHD and I would like to share a few specific ideas. I would also encourage you to check out Fidget to Focus, a More...

Classroom Strategies Series from My Attention Coach: #4 Involve the Student

Self-Advocating Skills I know that advocating is very familiar to parents of students with ADHD and other challenges around learning. I also encourage teachers, school social workers and school More...

Guest Post: Fidgeting Helps Kids Stay Focused

Ever tried to do two or more things at once? Like doing homework and listening to music? Or listening to a presentation and doodling while you take notes? Those More...

Pajaggle: A Review

I was asked by Help! S-O-S for Parents to be part of a team to review Pajaggle, a new game for ages 3 up. To access all reviews, More...

Sometimes I Cry

Me smiling, hugging Clark (who appears to be missing his head). For all that Clark finds a challenge, there a few things hedoes better than anyone I know. He returns to More...

Shut up, Clark

His positives come to mind quickly:  he is creative, passionate, and funny.  For every "negative" trait associated with ADHD,there is a corresponding trait of awesomeness to celebrate during More...

ABC, 123, SAT, Baby You & Me

I'll ace it.  Trust me. It's that time. Time for me to stress about Clark's fast-approaching adulthood.  Time for me to think about the impact of hisless-than-stellar high school grades More...

Teenage ADHD…stinks… :-)

Thank you, Old Spice. Does your ADHD child struggle with hygiene?  Does he forget to brush his teeth for days on end unless you stand and watch him?  Does More...

How do you help a sensory-seeking child with ADHD?

My eight-year-old son, Luke, has Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) in addition to ADHD. Kids with SPD are either sensory avoiders or sensory seekers. Luke is most definitely a More...

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