Helping Your Kid Find Their Tribe

Last year, Huffington Post called it “the catch phrase of our digital generation: ‘Find Your Tribe’.  It’s been used as a call for those seeking a like-minded community and it’s everywhere. Yoga groups. Cooking groups. Blogathons. Ultimate Frisbee clubs. You name it!  But what seems like a luxury for most of us is actually a…

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…

Videogames and ADHD

Videogames are everywhere – on our phones, online, in our homes, at friends’ houses and even at school. Parents of kids with ADHD often ask about the effect that videogames may be having on their child. They want to know if videogames will make their child’s ADHD worse, or if spending too much time playing…

Helpful Apps for ADHD

There are an abundance of apps targeting kids and adults with ADHD. But how do you know which ones will be most helpful for your child? The apps that have been most helpful for the kids and families that I work with tend to focus on specific challenges that kids with ADHD face. They’re focused…

Summertime Friends

Kids with ADHD often struggle with friendships during the school year. They may have a hard time picking up on social cues, initiating and maintaining conversations, being empathetic toward their peers, and staying calm when they feel frustrated or offended. As a result, research shows that kids with ADHD are more likely have conflicts with…

Choosing A Summer Camp

Summer is a great time for kids with ADHD to explore creative and athletic interests and make friends outside of school. School can be a challenge for kids with ADHD, both socially and academically, and this can really affect their self-esteem over time. So, it’s important to provide them with summer activities that allow them…