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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 title of worst. Anyhow, this year has been extra bad. He started […]

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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...

Failure: Path To Nowhere or Road To Success?

Failure. It's a word that strikes fear into my heart. I've fought failure for as long as I can remember and for a long time considered it the fate More...

How to make rewards and consequences effective for the ADHD child

Do ADHD children have such poor impulse control that they can’t control their behavior? Believe it or not, the answer is no. Although kids and teens with ADHD More...

Sensory Integration Techniques for ADHD

ADHD, Asperger’s syndrome, PDD –NOS and other disorders have many symptoms in common. The overarching similarities include difficulty with attention and focus, poor internal organization, and disruptive behaviors. More...

PRODUCT REVIEW: Progress Cards help Children Identify and Practice Skills

Elementary School Counselor and former circus entertainer {yes, really!}, Scott Ertl, created Progress Cards in 2002 as a way to record effective strategies for specific behaviors and issues, and More...

The Puddle: A meltdown only this kind of mom can survive.

Saturday was a wonderful family day for the Williams. We had a busy day planned. We were attending my niece’s birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese that afternoon More...

The Keeper of the Keys has an apprentice

There is an image from childhood in my head that I identify with. It is the silhouette of a custodian walking down the light-filled hall of my elementary More...

it totally takes a village

We've all heard the ancient African proverb, it takes a village to raise a child. I never believed this to be true though. My family unit can raise More...

Effective Study Tips for Children with ADHD by Laura Rowlands, ADHD Coach

Clients and teachers often ask me for effective study tips that will help students with ADHD. The study tips included here will help students of all ages prepare More...

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