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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 […]

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. […]