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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 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...

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 Career on Hold

I am 37, and I just got my K-6 teaching certificate in the state of North Carolina. A lot of people wonder why I am just starting out 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...

Guest Post: Adding to the IEP or 504

An IEP or a 504 plan is designed to help the student with ADHD function more effectively and easily in school. Most students with special needs respond positively More...

Classroom Strategies Series from My Attention Coach: #3 Lighting

Lighting: Can it impact your students? I believe it can help all students of all ages to consider the distraction of the bright fluorescent light. There is some research More...

Back to School Book Review: “Helping Boys Succeed In School”

It’s funny that I’m posting this piece today, because it’s my son’s 12th birthday. TWELVE. Going into seventh grade, he is now past the halfway mark of his More...

ADHD and Dysgraphia

Handwriting is an amazing skill. When all the components necessary for handwriting to emerge are considered, it is a wonder that anyone learns to write. I remember a More...

Luke’s Journey to an IEP, Part 2: Developing the IEP

As you read in Luke's Journey to an IEP, Part 1: The Evaluation, I worked for two years to attain special education services for Luke for his Written More...

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