Executive functioning has become a popular buzz term in the education world as well as the ADHD and Asperger’s communities yet few people, including educators and mental… Read more “When executive functioning weaknesses are pathologized as behavior issues.”
The typical parent who reaches out to me at my practice, Center for ADHD often does so with a healthy amount of skepticism. Often, they bring up… Read more “5 reasons why talk therapy is often ineffective for kids with ADHD, Asperger’s and higher-verbal autism”
“We parents, we’re doing too much.” “We have the very best of intentions, but when we over-help, we deprive them of the chance to learn these really… Read more “How well-meaning parents inhibit their children’s executive function skill development.”
I was compelled to write this article after a middle school teacher friend shared with me an experience she recently had during one of her student’s IEP… Read more “What you can do to help your child with executive functioning challenges become an independent learner”
Below is a printable PDF of my presentation, Moving Beyond Social Skills Groups. This presentation was for the Lower Merion School District Committee for Special Education Parent’s… Read more “Moving Beyond Social Skills Groups-Teaching young people with social learning challenges how to connect with others.”
Please subscribe to my YouTube channel, Get ADHD Answers. Enjoy! Video is by Ryan Wexelblatt, Center for ADHD Director
“Boys who have been deprived of time outdoors, interacting with the real world rather than with computers, sometimes have trouble grasping concepts that seem simple to us.”… Read more “Summer camps/programs can teach kids with ADHD valuable life skills, staring at screens should not be one of them.”
Strategies to reduce your child’s video game usage. For parents of children, adolescents and young adults diagnosed with ADHD, Asperger’s or higher-verbal autism.