The Key to ADHD Emotional Regulation
Looking for ways to help your overwhelmed child? Learn more on how to help them build up resilience to the unavoidable stressors in life. Check it out here: https://www.additudemag.com/emotional-regulation-adhd-kids-strategies/?utm_source=eletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=parent_may_2020&utm_content=053020&goal=0_d9446392d6-1a8255410a-287722593&fbclid=IwAR2VRwcLOXW0RM154KhMqQmaDwFXoO2nKwSONwxFNaR7XbUxTkVubsYUaKg #education #awareness #makesociallearningstick #adhd #asd #autism
Coping with Overwhelm through Connection: Free Printable Calendar - Make Social Learning Stick!
*Download this awesome calendar below* If it isn’t clear yet, I am super passionate about Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and helping kids (and people in general) to build these skills. I think these are the most important skills in the world and it’s exciting to see others (and the research) agree and focus on …
Your Brain Is a Ferrari
ADHD isn’t a death sentence. In fact, it’s a condition that can bring incredible gifts. Pointers for professionals and parents on how to explain ADHD to a child in a way that emphasizes strengths and builds confidence.
Developmental Age in ADHD - Quest for Health KC
I’ve been asked what the single best parenting tip I’ve gotten as the parent of a child with ADHD is. After a lot of consideration, I’ve decided that it involves setting expectations. When we re-frame things that are appropriate for their developmental age, it alleviates so many fights and frustrations. These expectations can vary if […]
I Worry That ADHD Has Taken Its Toll on My Son
When I worry about if ADHD has taken a toll on my son's happiness, all I can do is remind him that the condition is not the sum total of who he is.
How to Invest In Your Child's "Emotional Bank Account"
Many children with ADHD, battered by daily criticisms and admonitions, have low self-esteem as early as second grade. As that child's parent or teacher, make a powerful difference with these reframing strategies.
Learning with Technology: The Science of LW4K - LearningWorks for Kids
Research into ways video games and technology affect learning and brain functions demonstrate these digital activities improve critical Thinking Skills
Why I’m Torn About Letting My Son With ADHD Play Video Games Like Fortnite
His son came home crying because he didn't understand Fortnite. Read how a dad helped his son fit in with other Fortnite players without letting him play.
I Had No Safe Place. Can I Build One for My Son?
Like so many talkative, smart, socially awkward girls in the ‘80s and ‘90s, my ADHD was overlooked for too long. My childhood was filled with criticism and shame. I had no safe place — nowhere I could be myself and learn from my mistakes. I want a better childhood for my son, and so I fight against the learned behaviors and mirror neurons in little ways every day.
8 Paper Planners That Will Change Your Life
OK, that’s an exaggeration, we admit. But according to an overwhelming majority of ADDitude readers, finding the right paper planner can make a world of difference in keeping you organized, on time, and productive. Here, our readers recommend their favorite planners for ADHD minds.