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Time and Money: Why more kids don’t get the help they need

“We are going to need to talk about your schedule,” my boss appeared in my office doorway. I knew this conversation was coming, but I had hoped that magically I could escape it somehow. “Do you plan to continue to leave the office every day at 3:30?” Yes, I did plan to because the more[…]

Cleaning a bedroom with ADHD

The secret formula for how to clean with a child who has ADHD

Before, “Bub, please go clean your room,” could end in 2 possible ways. Possibility #1 2 hours later I would find him quietly playing in his room. The room would look exactly the same as it did when I made the request for him to clean it. Possibility #2 Full. On. Meltdown. I’m talking tears,[…]

Best resources for parents of children with ADHD

Counseling The best place to start is with a counselor. Find a counselor who specializes in children and uses play therapy.   Knowledge Consume information to better understand ADHD.   30 Essential Ideas Every Parent Needs to Know by Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. is a wealth of information. Dr. Barkley shares what he has learned[…]