Why is Writing Challenging for ADHD Kids?

Why writing challenging ADHD kids

Writing isn’t easy. Writing well is one of the hardest school skills that we learn. It’s just not straightforward, like math, or relaxing like art. Writing requires effort. This is true, to a certain extent, for everyone. Even writers. For instance, have you ever heard of Math Block or Touchdown Block, or French block? Not likely, but there IS writer’s block. It’s when the ideas are stuck and you can’t access them. Read More

ADHD and Friendships

ADHD and Friendships

Justin sits alone at lunch every. single. day. His only friends are his cousins, who have known him since they were all babies together and are accepting of his super-shy, silent, and scattered personality. The school has called about their concerns that Justin is suffering in some way. His mother tells me, “My heart breaks when I think of him sitting alone. Why is there NO ONE who will talk to him?” Read More

Pitfalls of Creating Behavior Expectations for ADHD Children

Pitfalls of Creating Behavior Expectations for ADHD Children

Creating behavior expectations for ADHD kids is tricky but it doesn’t have to be when parents are open to changing preconceived notions. You’ll actually find yourself doing less work keeping your kids in line! Watch out for these pitfalls when you’re creating behavior expectations for children with ADHD. Read More