I call it the Double Whammy of ADHD when your teenagager has ADHD it makes parenting more difficult. Register now for this free training set for Wednesday, February 5 @ 7:00 PM EST! Check out the details below!
You know this…ADHD is not some harmless, made-up, childhood diagnosis that goes away when children grow up! As a parent preparing your teen, you need start transitioning your child from relying on the “mom system” to creating an independent system for their brain wiring without you being at center of it. Change is hard but it MUST be planned for ADHD parents and their teens! Continue reading
In a recent podcast recorded by Dr. John T. Walkup of Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (January 2014), he chatted about the CDC’s latest findings on treatment and management of ADHD with Dr. Susan Visser. She is a CDC expert and the lead author on research related to generating population-based estimates of ADHD, rates of medication treatment among youth with ADHD, and factors associated with ADHD medication treatment, shared the latest trends in ADHD about diagnosis and treatment. Continue reading
I’ve’ve been thinking a lot about how I can better advocate for kids lately. So much so that I’ve created a survey to see how I can better help parents prepare for their advocacy role in school settings when participating in Section 504 and IDEA law case conference meetings. If you know someone with ADHD the truth is… you have to gain the knowledge and skills to become an advocate. So today I wanted to share key mindsets, tips, and strategies if you advocate for yourself or others. Continue reading