1+1=? ADHD & Common Core Math

Kids with ADHD often struggle with math. Difficulties with sustaining attention, working memory (manipulating numbers in your head), organization and planning all interfere with math learning and performance. Starting from an early age, kids with ADHD struggle to memorize math facts and are prone to making errors on simple math problems. As they progress through…

Is It ADHD Or Immaturity?

The ability to focus for long periods of time, wait patiently, stay seated when it’s expected of you, and not talk out of turn are all skills that we develop as we grow. Kids with ADHD lag well behind their peers in developing these and other skills. But how do you know if you’re child…

Explaining ADHD To Your Child

When a child is first diagnosed with ADHD, parents often wonder whether they should tell their child about the diagnosis, and if so, how. Some parents worry that their child will feel different.  Others worry that their child will feel like something is wrong with them.  And some parents worry that their child will use…