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We provide ADHD parenting tips and tricks that are backed by science and easy to use for busy parents. Join us as we grow your confidence in parenting your child with ADHD, so you can watch your child thrive!

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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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Keep in mind, most blurting and sound effects are not purposeful misbehavior. They often indicate a missing skill or help the child self regulate.

Classroom Strategies for Blurting

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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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Even though it might not feel like it, as a parent of a child with ADHD you have a LOT of rights.

7 Things Parents Need to Know to Get Their Child with ADHD Help at School

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The CDC estimates that 7% of children ages 3-17 have been diagnosed with anxiety. 

Addressing Your Child’s Anxiety at School

Anxiety

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Anxiety is the emotion we feel when we are faced with PERCEIVED danger.

5 Secret Ingredients to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety

Anxiety

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We were interviewed by Special Education and Civil Rights attorneys, Amanda and Vickie.

Tips and Tricks for Parenting Kids With ADHD and Anxiety

ADHD

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In many cases, the question parents are asking is: is it ADHD, autism, or both?

Is It ADHD or Autism? Or both?

Evaluations

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Understanding IEPs and 504 Plans is a great place to start in your advocacy journey.

IEPs and 504 Plans… Oh My!

School

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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

Better than Free Ice Cream!