Executive functioning abilities (cognitive processing) are mental skills to get things done. They help people organize and act upon information. These abilities are often a struggle for teens and young adults with ADHD. Planning Remembering things Paying attention Allowing someone to juggle multiple tasks These challenges become obstacles in completing tasks both in and outside […]
So what on Earth is content area reading and why is it important to more advanced students? Instead of relying on theme, this reading takes place in “content classes” like math, science, and social studies. Non-fiction in nature, it focuses on collecting, understanding, and interpreting information. Content area reading strategies in math: Break words down […]
What are trigonometric functions? Better yet…What do you need to know them for? Pre-Calculus
Homebound teens and young adults with learning disabilities and ADHD? Try math remediation with these strategies.
Teens and young adults with ADHD often need math remediation due to the lack of basic skills. The process is designd to bring students who are lagging behind to the achievement level of their peers. Instructional methods are interventions created by defining targeted objectives that “fill the academic gap.” Care should be taken in designing […]
Are ADHD kids like the Energizer Bunny? Traveling on the Wayback Machine… Ahhh…summer. Half a day working with 3-6 year olds with ADHD. Ha! Less than 10 kids and I have an assistant. This will be a walk in the park compared to my 30+ teenagers crammed into a small room. I wonder why […]
“Mindfulness” is all the rage, but it’s really just yoga. It seeks to harmonize mind, body, and spirit. Take a few minutes…experience the impact for hours. Warrior pose: Strengthens arms, thighs, and back. Stretches his flexors and abdomen. Improves balance and concentration.
Parents of teens with ADHD: Is selecting summer reading books an arduous process. The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh contends that all reading counts. Books Magazines Newspapers Blogs Fanfiction Help your teen by offering suggestions. Entice, don’t demand. Humor Imagination Explorative themes Biographies of favorite actors, singers, athletes
What are inequalities? Better yet…what do you need to know them for? Algebra 1
Parents of teens and young adults with ADHD: Did you ever wonder how to improve retention? Continue learning during down times. Traveling on the Wayback Machine… Wow! My first day at a new school. I just have to wonder…Why is a math teacher in a reading class? It’s okay. I was an Associate Clinic Director […]