Tag Archives: School

A Great Start for the School Year

/ August 17, 2015/ IEPs and 504s, Parenting, School, Strategies

The beginning of the school year is a great time to start fresh, appreciating what went well last year and figuring out ways to circumvent challenge areas.  Below are some tips that might help set your child and family up for success this new school year. Adjust bedtimes and wake up times progressively earlier

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Getting The Right Kind of Help For Your Child – And You!

/ August 11, 2012/ ADHD Information, IEPs and 504s, Parenting, School, Students

Parenting is simultaneously the hardest and most rewarding job a person can have. There are extra challenges when you have a child with ADHD, especially if your child is struggling in school, the main job of childhood. It’s heartbreaking to watch your child have difficulty with learning and homework, and particularly frustrating when you

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Middle and High School Students – Why a Coach?

/ January 26, 2011/ Coaching, Strategies, Students

During the middle and high school years, workloads increase while teachers and parents typically expect the students to take on more responsibility for their homework and outside activities. The combination of increasing environmental demands and higher expectations for independence is particularly difficult for students with ADHD. This is where a coach specifically trained in

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