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Similarities outweigh the differences when it comes to parenting a child with ADHD

Children with ADHD are unique creatures. Not just different from their peers, but different from other children with ADHD as well. The disorder affects each individual who has it in a unique constellation of ways. For instance, my son, Ricochet, has […]

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The Other Side of the Table

Before becoming a parent, I was a teacher and administrator for many years. During that time I taught everything from kindergarten to fifth grade.  I worked with various More...

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...

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...

How disabled is disabled enough?

I have been physically disabled since I was born. Those friends that are reading this and have known me my whole life might say, "whaaa?". I sure didn't More...

A chance for kids with ADHD and LDs to experience sameness!

This sign is posted by the road as you drive into Camp SOAR. Brought a tear to my eyes. Have you ever wished that your special needs child could 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...

GIVEAWAY: Telephones That Tackle Reading and Social Skills

WHY: Sigh...studies show about HALF of children with ADHD present with a reading disability. Click here for full Pediatrics article WHAT: Whisperphone Duet DOES: choral reading is engaging and helps you remember what you've read; helps you More...

The "ADHD Mommas" are not medical or mental health professionals, nor an ADHD coach. Any opinions shared here are just that, opinions. I, and the other "ADHD Mommas," are sharing our experiences with our own ADHD children. Please do not re-post or publish any content or photos without a link back to {a mom's view of ADHD}. Have the courtesy to give credit where credit is due. Copyright protected. All rights reserved.

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