ADHD teens are known for their behavior problems. Yelling is a go-to, but is detrimental to the child. Use these 10 tips instead.
“Our kids” with ADHD are special gifts. It might be more…they may be gifted. How can you tell? Being gifted can be somewhat unclear, especially for students with ADHD. Confusing and contradictory information can be misconstrued. Delayed diagnosis further complicates the situation. The term “gifted and talented” is used when students give evidence of high […]
Whether tests, quizzes, or standardized tests, students with ADHD should use specific strategies to help performance. For these strategies to be effective, it will depend on what was done beforehand. Include reading and understanding materials being evaluated. Prepare early and take frequent breaks. Avoid waiting until the last minute to limit stress. Maintain a positive […]
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 […]
Is it possible to have an individualized IEP? Yes, in theory I suppose. IEPs are roadmaps for charting progress. Unfortunately, the GPS is often out of whack. Even worse, the plan is more like an invisible ghost. Is it possible to make things right? They’ve done it in Kentucky, for all students. In Taylor County […]