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Fast Kids Need Fast Pencils: A Simple New Year’s Resolution

  Smoother writing means faster writing (and drawing) and less tired hands WHAT: Bazic Pencils #2B DOES: Let’s you write more smoothly, less tiring to your hand, good for drawing too INVEST: $4- $5 for a pack of 12 pencils TOOLS: Express Yourself; Foment […]

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Tips for a good IEP meeting… and response to questions

Let's dive into the questions and frustrations many of you expressed on my last article on IEP meetings. Generally, I encourage all of you who are frustrated to bring More...

It’s school time again. what are you most worried about for your child with ADHD?

August is not my favorite month. In fact, it's probably my least favorite. It's hot. It's muggy. And it's the start of a new school year. Oh, the More...

Luke’s Journey to an IEP, Part 3: Is it time to fight?

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 Dysgraphia/Written Expression More...

CAPD and ADHD: can you tell the difference?

Our thinking can be so easily influenced despite best intentions. As the parent of a child with ADHD, I know how vulnerable I am to accepting recommendations which 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...

ADHD- An invisible disorder

Normally, when I write an article, I discuss topics and problems which have solutions. Today I’d like to discuss an important issue which confounds me as a parent More...

{a mom’s} week free of {ADHD}

I walked into my favorite coffee shop, Stomping Grounds, chose a table, and set my laptop bag on a chair. I was about to sit down when I More...

one {mom’s view} of finding the perfect school for my ADHD kid

One of the #1 complaints of parents of children with ADHD is problems with school. Maybe the teacher isn't knowledgeable about ADHD. Maybe the school's administration thinks ADHD More...

when a learning disability takes over: this momma wishes we could go back to just ADHD

When my eight-year-old son, Luke, was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in November 2008, I was devastated. At first, I couldn't imagine how we'd get through it. More...

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