ADHD & Focus

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Helping Kids With ADHD Succeed In School

A child with ADHD doesn’t need to have difficulty in school. Here are five ways parents can help a child with ADHD succeed in school:   Create a routine for the child Children with ADHD especially benefit from consistent structure. Wake the child early enough so that mornings are not…Read More

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Tips for developing social skills for your child

As kids grow and start interacting with friends and family, they begin developing social skills by learning scripts for how they should behave in certain situations. But for children with learning disabilities, this can be challenging. These activities can help strengthen their understanding of social scripts which will help to…Read More

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An Overview of ADHD symptoms

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder presents itself as a lack of ability to focus, hyperactivity and the inability to control behavior. It can be a combination of these symptoms, or only one of them. When these behaviors are noticeable and disruptive, the individual is often diagnosed with ADHD.   The People…Read More

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Managing bullying and ADHD

Raising children is one of the most difficult and rewarding things a person will ever do. Being the parent of a child with ADHD can be overwhelming, but with some adjustments, a family can come together and make life easier for the child. One of the problems children with ADHD…Read More

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Bullying and the cognitively disabled

Bullying shouldn’t happen to anyone, but sadly, those with physical or cognitive disabilities are at an especially high risk of being targeted by bullies. The observable differences between the target and the bully make for easy insults and little chance of reprisal by the targeted child. It is heartbreaking and…Read More

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Managing and controlling your child’s ADHD symptoms

If you have a child with ADHD or ADHD symptoms, then you know how overwhelming this can be. What if there was a way to control and reduce your child’s ADHD symptoms, by helping them directing their energy into something more positive? Most children with ADHD or ADHD symptoms do…Read More

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Managing ADHD in your child

So you’ve just found out that your child has Attention Defect Hyperactivity Disorder and you are worried about what lies ahead for you and your child. Below are a few things that every parent with children diagnosed with ADHD should know.   It can be managed Although there is no…Read More

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Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Autistic spectrum disorders are a range of related developmental disorders that begin in childhood and persist throughout adulthood. Autistic spectrum disorders can cause a wide range of symptoms, which are grouped into three broad categories: Problems and difficulties with social interaction Such as a lack of understanding and awareness of…Read More

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Getting Past the Stigma of ADHD

I did not know I had ADHD when I was in high school. Sure I was one of the more easily distracted kids at my high school and I eschewed organization, but I never even considered that I had a neurobehavioral disorder. Once I got to college and faced increased…Read More

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What Acting-Out Means: Speaking Through the Veil of Autism

Does your child with a developmental or cognitive disability ever hurt themselves or others? Children with communications disorders, one way of looking at kids like mine who have developmental disabilities, may sometimes revert to the most basic forms of communication. If their needs are unmet, they may demonstrate their need…Read More

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