Category Archive: ADHD

Oct 30

Endless Homework? Helping Kids with ADHD Learn How to Manage Time

Executive Function is a set of skills seated in the frontal lobe of the brain.  It includes skills such as sequencing, planning, and organizing.  Many children with ADHD have developmental delays in this area. But ADHD or no ADHD, organization, including time management, is not an innate skill; it must be taught. Consider yourself your …

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Sep 25

An Ode to Parent-School Collaboration

A parent recently wrote to me describing her wonderful working relationship with her son’s school: “I truly cannot say enough positive things about our experience within the xxx district.  Along our journey each building principal/assistant principal/administrator has truly listened to our concerns and offered xxx the most optimal placement.  Additionally, the professionalism and compassion of the teachers, …

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Sep 12

Helping Your Child Keep Track of Their “School Stuff”

I don’t know about you, but even though school has only recently begun and I’m still catching up on school supply purchases, my kids  have already been barraged with worksheets, new books, index cards, and calculators to keep track of.  Some kids (more often girls than boys) seem to be ‘naturally’ organized, but most need …

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