Spoiled Rotten? Grandparents & Your Parenting Plan

In many families grandparents are essential members of the childcare team. The relationship that a child has with their grandparent is undeniably unique and special, but when a grandchild has ADHD a grandparent’s childcare role can be complicated. Many parents thrive on “spoiling” their grandchildren, letting them get away with small things that their parents…

The Power of Owning Your ADHD

When hackers sought to discredit US Olympians by releasing their medical records, it was revealed that Simone Biles had sought and obtained an exemption for the use of a therapeutic medication. The medication, as it turns out, was to prescribed to treat her ADHD. While some athletes have yet to comment on their released information, Simone…

Why Fall Sports Are Great For Kids with ADHD

With the school season fast approaching, now is the time to start thinking about your child’s extracurricular activities.  Think sports are not the place for kids with ADHD?  Think again!  Youth sports can be one of the most valuable experiences your child has in their development and is especially well-suited for kids with ADHD. Youth…

Partnering with Your Child’s Teacher

As your child begins the school year in a new classroom, the early steps you take to partner with your child’s teacher can make a big difference in getting things off to a good start. Kids with ADHD will typically need extra help in the classroom, and when teachers know that they have support from…

What Kids with ADHD Wish Their Teachers Knew

For the past five years a Colorado elementary school teacher has been asking each of her students to write down one thing that they would like her to know about them. Last year she started sharing her students’ responses online and the Twitter hashtag #iwishmyteacherknew went viral. Last week the story was picked up by The…

College Supports for Students with ADHD

If you are sending your teen off to college this August, now it the time to make sure that the proper ADHD supports will be in place when they arrive. Even though your teen about to gain a great deal of independence, they will likely need help and encouragement to get their ADHD supports in…