Managing ADHD at School

Our children with ADHD are wonderful and intelligent people who need our help with creating a learning environment that allows them to use their strengths to compensate for their weaknesses. On a daily basis, students with ADHD work very hard to take in information from their environment while filtering out the irrelevant, but this is […]

Getting Stuff Done with Your Child with ADHD

If you have a young child with ADHD, you know that getting through non-preferred tasks – that is, anything that is not a video game, iPad, running outside, or watching TV – is difficult. How many times have you wanted to pull you hair out trying to get homework done, or get through the morning […]

To Medicate or Not To Medicate ADHD?

This is a question that parents struggle with once they receive an ADHD diagnosis for their child. For some parents, it is out of the question. Some are open to the idea, while others may want more than just medication. What is the ‘right’ thing to do? Is there a ‘right’ thing? The answer, unfortunately […]

Truths and Myths about ADHD

With all of the information available to us, it is important for us to clarify some of the misinformation that is out there.  ADHD is a neuro-developmental disorder that can result in weaknesses in attention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. It’s more common in boys than with girls. Treatment options consist of medication, cognitive behavioral therapy and […]