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Is Your ADHD Child Defiant? 4 Possible Reasons Why!

Whenever a parent tells me that their child is defiant, I always try to dig a little deeper to find out why?

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Many schools still recommend grade retention for students who are struggling to learn, despite what the research says.

5 Myths and Facts About Grade Retention

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Keep in mind, most blurting and sound effects often indicate a missing skill or help the child self regulate.

Classroom Strategies for Blurting

School

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You are your child’s safe place… they feel safe to release all of the built up stress from the school day!

Surviving The After School Slump

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If you didn’t receive encouragement after your child’s ADHD diagnosis, we are here to share some with you today!

9 Encouraging Words For Parents

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We generally recommend that all children with ADHD should have a 504-Plan (or IEP) in place.

Does My Child With ADHD Need a 504-Plan At School?

School

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Children with inattentive ADHD behave distinctly different than children with hyperactive/impulsive ADHD.

What is Inattentive ADHD in Children?

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Children with ADHD thrive with routines. Unfortunately, their normal routines are usually disrupted during the holidays.

7 Tips for Kids with ADHD During the Holidays

Routines

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There are many benefits of a formal ADHD diagnosis BEYOND medication.

Why Get an ADHD Diagnosis (If I’m Not Giving My Child Medication)?

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Self-regulation is the ability to control one’s feelings, thoughts, behaviors, and attention.

4 Strategies to Help Your ADHD Child Self-Regulate

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To be honest, my anxiety has been around for most of my life, but it all came painfully to the surface.

My Own Journey With Social Anxiety (Part 1)

Anxiety

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Can you imagine having tools to help your child listen, manage those frequent meltdowns, and connect with your child?

Learn 6 keys for raising a happy and independent child with ADHD

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