Joshua Grenville-Wood, a 21-year-old professional golfer, thriving with his ADHD, autism and dyslexia has overcome adversity to become a rising star of the golf world.
Back-to-school time means it’s time to write a letter to your child’s teacher and outline the ADHD accommodations that have helped him/her find better success in the classroom.
The new school year is upon us, and you want your child with ADHD to be happy and successful in school. You advocate for your child, but you can’t engineer your child’s success alone. You need to enlist your child’s school to team up with you. Here are some winning strategies to accomplish that.
Children with ADHD need routine. Reliable schedules for mornings, after school, and bedtime make a tremendous difference in setting expectations, building good habits, and improving ADD-related behavior. Use these recommended templates to wrangle your family’s time.
ADHD can present itself in many different ways and can feel very different for one person, versus another. This video outlines the many varied ways that ADHD can present.
Children with ADHD are sometimes exhausting. They ask us to play tag. To set up the easel. To go for a bike ride. We feel the pressure to make dinner or run errands or clean house, so we say “no” — almost out of habit. But what if the trust and bond you created by saying “yes” was transformative?