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Self-awareness in a child with ADHD is a relief and so helpful

I have been hearing about self-awareness and self-regulation and how important it is for ADHD management for some time now. Our therapist has been wanting to implement self-regulation with Luke, my 8-year-old with ADHD and learning disabilities, for over a […]

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The 4 -ates of Effective Student Advocacy: Guest Post by Robert Tudisco

(This article first appeared in ATTENTION Magazine August 2007.) In advocating for the educational rights of children, I have found that, legal representation is not always necessary in the 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...

I know ADHD is real, but how do I convince everyone else?

"ADHD isn't real." "ADHD is a pharmaceutical conspiracy." "Heavy discipline cures ADHD. They just need more discipline." "Kids with ADHD just have bad parents. If they had good parents, they wouldn't More...

Guest Post: 7 Non-Traditional Ways To Put An Over-Stimulated Child To Bed

By Phoebe Lee, Author, “Monkey Mind: A Captivating Bedtime Story for Children” Putting overactive, over-stimulated children to bed can be a production and a half. Sometimes, just the thought of More...

Sleep Disorders Can Mimic ADHD

The free dictionary defines conundrum as “A paradoxical, insoluble, or difficult problem; a dilemma.” Well, teasing out the symptoms of ADHD in order to be certain of a More...

How NOT to yell at your ADHD child

Let me start by admitting that I still sometimes raise my voice to Luke, my eight-year-old son with ADHD. And sometimes is a whole lot less than the More...

Taking the Integrative Medicine Approach to Treating ADHD

When my 8 year-old son, Luke, was diagnosed with ADHD in November 2008, I started educating myself on ADHD with all the basic "first-line" books recommended by our More...

So your child’s been diagnosed with ADHD: The Next 90 days…

Spruce Kids is pleased to have the opportunity to participate as an ADHD consultant.  Today is our first post and we've decided to share our insight on what happens More...

Guest Post: Behavior Plans/Contracts for ADHD at School

by Anna Fambrough Behavior plans, or behavior contracts, are an invaluable tool for both teachers and parents. Over the past 2-3 years, we’ve had various experiences with them from More...

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