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Category Archives: Teaching

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 […]

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. […]

ADHD and Immaturity: Frustration Galore!

Act your age!  Immature?  You bet, and there’s science to back it up. It takes longer for people with ADHD to mature.  This nonlinear process causes a back-and-forth that stifles long-term development.  Children can be more than 3 years behind.  It takes adults until their late 30s to reach maturity levels of 21-year-olds. The decreased […]

Behavior Management – Another Medication

45% of adolescents with ADHD have conduct disorders.  It directly impacts social interactions with parents, teachers, and peers.  Medication and behavior therapy together result in the greatest improvement in symptoms. Characteristics of behavior disorders include inattention, impulsivity, and occasional hyperactivity.  Their response inhibition increases risk-taking.  There are increases/decreases of particular behaviors or reactions. Negative, disobedient, […]