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Is Your Autistic Child in College? Use These 5 Tips.

Do you have a college student on the Autistic Spectrum? Want answers to your problems? Give your kid some responsibility. Autism (ASD) is more prevalent in the United States than 10 years ago. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) determined that 1 in 54 children are diagnosed each year. 31% of people with Autism have […]

Change Your ADHD Brain. Play Chess.

Reasoning and logic aren’t a strength for people with ADHD. They need to catch up with their peers. Playing chess is a great way to do it. Fun too! The United States ranks 24th of 29 developed countries in critical thinking. Problem solving is a particular concern. This is a result of deficiencies in working […]

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ADHD & Autism: 5 Tips to Success in Upper-Level Math

Can our teens with ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) be successful in upper-level math? Yes. They just need the right instruction. High school students with ADHD and Autism often struggle in math. From early elementary grades, their math skills are unstable. The deficiencies can last through high school. Fortunately there are strategies to help […]

5 Tips to Improve Cognitive Function in College Students with ADHD

Any idea as to why our college kids with ADHD are spaced out? It might be limited cognitive functioning. Cognitive functioning is a thought process that should not reduce mental abilities. Multiple mental abilities such as thinking, learning and attention should be automatic. These are not strengths for college students with ADHD.  Challenges Organizing Decision-making […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Mainstreaming

Where will your teen with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) be placed? Possibly mainstreamed. Teens on the Autistic Spectrum can receive instruction in several learning environments, The process is outlined in IEP guidelines. The major factor in determining where your child will be taught is “least restrictive environment” (LRE). General education with support General education without […]

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10 Tips to Make Our Teens With ADHD and Autism (ASD) Pleasure Readers

Get our kids reading for fun? Are we kidding ourselves? Creating pleasure readers is a challenging task. Don’t worry. Libraries are here to help.  Yes, digital technology is with many of us, even now. Teens and young adults with ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often struggle with reading. They may not have learning disabilities. […]

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Missing Math Skills for Teens with ADHD

Is math the hardest subject for students with ADHD? Perhaps. They have a higher rate of math learning disabilities compared to their peers. Likely there are strategies to help.  Most challenges for people with ADHD begin in elementary grades. They often continue to adulthood. This results in a breakdown in the learning process.  Highly cumulative […]

End Bullying With Compassion

Students with ADHD are more likely to bully others.  In fact, they are four times as likely to do so. The ongoing question is: How do they interact with peers? The feeling is that it arises when you are confronted with another’s suffering.  ADHD characteristics pose huge problems. Almost 30% are involved in aggression. Fortunately, […]

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Feedback: Conversations to School Success

Teacher talks. Our ADHD kids talk back. The never-ending circle continues. What is it? Feedback. Feedback is a research-based technique that improves classroom instruction. It is an essential part of education.  The question is how. Methods used for teens and young adults with ADHD integrate IEPs and 504 Plans to identify abilities and challenges. Unfortunately […]

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Discipline Techniques that Motivate

People with ADHD are known for their explosiveness. Common problems include defiance and aggression. Emotional outbursts occur when they are asked to do difficult or challenging tasks. Luckily there are solutions. Discipline techniques incorporate enforcement with concern. Problems and work often relate to correct behavioral issues. Verbal and written occur in the loss of privileges. […]

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