ADHD and Parents


Why Do You get Pushback Behavior from Your Child?

Why Do You get Pushback Behavior from Your Child

What causes your child give pushback when you ask something of them? Children of all ages with different brain wiring (ADHD, NVLD, social-emotional difficulties, often struggle with problem solving and changes. Does your child ‘dig in his heels’ to resist new changes? Poor executive functioning skills cause difficulties understanding and comprehending new incoming information. For […]

Read More....

Adjusting to life with ADHD

Adjusting to life with ADHD

Let’s look at adjusting to life with ADHD. Overcoming ADHD to live a productive life is something every parent wants for their child with an ADHD diagnosis, however adjusting to life with ADHD is typically the answer. Finding lost keys in the refrigerator, running out of gas, spending an hour looking for my phone and […]

Read More....

ADHD vs NVLD or Non-Verbal Learning Disorder

ADHD vs NVLD or Non-Verbal Learning Disorder

What is NVLD (Non-VerbaI Learning Disorder) and how does it compare to an ADHD diagnosis? I didn ’t know I had ADHD until I taught my first special education class, more than 20 years ago. Not much was known about the condition back then, but thanks to the mother of one of my students, who […]

Read More....

Links Between Gluten and ADHD

Links Between Gluten and ADHD

Let’s explore the connections between gluten and ADHD. Did you know a study done in 2006 a study was published about a group of celiac disease sufferers who were tested for ADHD symptoms while on a gluten diet? After 6 months of living on a gluten- free diet researchers discovered their symptoms of ADHD had […]

Read More....

Homework Struggles – Stop the Homework Battle

Homework Struggles - Stop the Homework Battle

Are homework struggles causing chaos in your house? Do you dread each night knowing what’s ahead of you? When it comes to kids with ADHD, executive functioning, learning disabilities, and those on the spectrum, traditional methods just don’t cut it. Try some of these out of the box strategies to set your child up for […]

Read More....

Maintaining Routine and Structure for Kids with ADD/ADHD

Routine and Structure for Kids with ADD/ADHD

If you’ve heard it once you’ve heard it a thousand times, kids with ADHD need routine and structure. Getting there is another story, especially if you as a parent suffer from ADHD as well. You can’t give away what you don’t have and realizing this is the first step. I can’t tell you how many […]

Read More....

ADHD Help for Parents

ADHD Help for Parent

ADHD Help for Parents Schedule for ADHD Children of Working Moms and Dads By Linda Karanzalis (re published with permission from ADDitudemag.com) “I know ADHD kids need consistent routines, but what can working parents or parents with inconsistent schedules do to help their children?” one parent of an ADHD child asks. Being consistent with schedules, […]

Read More....