This week in Middle School How to Hang Out

During Middle School How to Hand Out this week we: -Learned how guys in middle school make small talk. -Talked about using humor appropriately based on how well we know the kids were with and the context of our relationship. -Used backwards planning to figure out the steps involved in making grilled cheese. -Played Exploding … Continue reading This week in Middle School How to Hang Out

Why kids with ADHD may label social experiences as “boring”.

Throughout my years of developing and running social/recreational programs for kids with ADHD and related challenges I have always encountered kids who have a good time in an activity, socialize appropriately with the other kids yet will go home and tell their parents that they were bored or did not enjoy their experience. Many parents … Continue reading Why kids with ADHD may label social experiences as “boring”.

Middle School How to Hang Out-1st session

Here's what we did during our 1st session of Middle School How to Hang Out:   -Talked about initial social anxiety when we're around a new group of kids. -Discussed how other kids are always thinking about us and we're always thinking about them whenever we're sharing space. -Talked about how we adjust our behavior … Continue reading Middle School How to Hang Out-1st session

Vocational high School & ADHD

Is this what you picture when you think of vocational a school? It's 2019, vocational schools have come a long way and a GREAT option for many kids with ADHD. My son attended vocational school and it was the best thing for him. Sadly, I find many parents have a negative connotation of what vocational … Continue reading Vocational high School & ADHD