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Study Skills and ADHD. Building Skills Over the Summer.

Only five weeks remain in the school year. Can you believe it? It’s been another year of resilience – for students, parents, teachers, and medical professionals. I hope this summer brings a much-needed sense of closure to another crazy academic year and a renewal of … Continue readingStudy Skills and ADHD. Building Skills Over the Summer.

The journey of raising a complex, neurodiverse child with executive function challenges

This week, I wanted not only to share a REALLY AMAZING TED TALK about living with ADHD by Jessica McCabe of How to ADHD (an incredible resource as is the youtube channel of the same name), but I also wanted to share a little bit about my own “a-ha” moment from this past week. … Continue readingThe journey of raising a complex, neurodiverse child with executive function challenges

Invisible Disability: Seeing It Through Their Eyes – An Invitation

Having ADHD and executive function challenges is hard. Help is not easy to get. The executive function skill deficits and social-emotional and communication skill challenges that are a part of having ADHD are most often invisible or are hard to discern as lagging skills. Instead, … Continue readingInvisible Disability: Seeing It Through Their Eyes – An Invitation

Conquering the College Transition

It’s officially autumn and you are well into your first semester of the school year. How is college going for you so far? Though there are many positive and exciting things about the transition to college, if you are like most students, you are also … Continue readingConquering the College Transition

Beyond excuses, using a child’s strengths to create more self-awareness

After a few sessions with a 16-year-old, it seemed as though the excuses kept getting in his way of completing his homework assignments; “I forgot”      “I get too stressed out”    “I don’t think that assignment REALLY has to be turned in”   … Continue readingBeyond excuses, using a child’s strengths to create more self-awareness