• About Me
  • Services
  • Blog
  • Payments
  • Featured Videos
  • Testimonials
  • Contact
  • About Me
  • Services
  • Blog
  • Payments
  • Featured Videos
  • Testimonials
  • Contact
What do you want to know about ADHD?

Teachers and parents of teens and young adults with ADHD: I need topics for my blog. Give a shout out with your ideas.

Teacher-Student Relationships: A Key for Teens and Young Adults with ADHD

ADHD is characterized by inappropriate levels of impulsivity, inattention, and hyperactivity. Add challenges like self-regulation and behavior, and they present a major challenge in the classroom. Teachers can provide solutions. The first step is to identify specific characteristics. Characteristics Struggling in relationships Less engaged Avoidance of working (alone, in groups) Battles with authority Intrinsic motivation […]

Troubles in class? Build Coping Skills

Want to find new strategies for teens and young adults with ADHD?  Try building coping skills. The goal isn’t that they have to think about things or details.  Luckily it minimizes, frustrates and values time. People with ADHD often have challenges with executive functioning. This includes confusion with writing, reading, and organizing time. It is beneficial […]

Can CBT Help Teens with ADHD? Yes

Families of adolescents with ADHD seek many resources for intervention.  Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is gaining popularity. The question? What is it? Put into a broader perspective, CBT is an evidence-based practice aimed at improving mental health.  Creativity and artistry are best implement techniques. Students with ADHD struggle to earn higher grades.  It is often improved […]

ADHD and Family Interventions: The Answer to Your Prayers

Adverse symptoms of ADHD affects family members more drastically than many disorders.  Challenges increase and become more prominent in different ages. ADHD often affects all aspects of a teen’s life.  Indeed, not only the child. It adversely impacts parents and siblings, causing ongoing disturbances as well.  It also increases healthcare costs, using it as a […]

Academic Tracking and ADHD.  Should We Get Rid of It?

  Should students be placed in classes based on similar abilities?  Low-level math? On-grade-level biology? What are the odds that same student can be in AP Physics?  Now try it again, only add students with ADHD. Not likely, but it does happen. Here’s how. Students with ADHD have a smaller chance of being successful in […]

Bullying and ADHD: Our Kids Get Bullied A Lot. They are Bullies too.

Bullying a problem? For sure! The U.S. Department of Education has placed it as one of its important issues for the decade.  Research proceeds. It’s especially important for students with ADHD.  As targets. As bullies too. The numbers don’t lie. Students with ADHD are 10 times as likely to be bullied. On the other hand, […]

Students with ADHD Aren’t The Same:  Use Differentiated Instruction

All learners have different skills and needs.  This is especially true for teens and young adults with ADHD.  Addressing them as individuals is the best way to bring about academic success. Differentiated instruction (DI) is a framework; a philosophy that provides each student with individualized avenues of learning.  The innovation is that the processes address […]

Inclusion: 21st Century Learning for Kids with Disabilities

More students with ADHD are entering inclusive classrooms with their non-disabled peers.  Is instruction better?  Are they learning more to prepare them for the real world?  Here are tips to improve outcomes.

Building Habits = Finding Success for People with ADHD

Ask yourself about ADHD:  Cure disorganization?  Trouble getting out the door?  No chance completing school/work tasks?  It’s all about having good habits. The symptoms of ADHD can be tied to brain wiring.  Incompatible activities can make it inconvenient to follow.  Combinations of tasks cause a delay in the beginning.  It’s difficult to maintain forward progress. […]

Get Social with Edie
Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On Google PlusVisit Us On YoutubeVisit Us On Linkedin

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Email Interests
Follow me on Twitter