Summer Trip Camp in Margate New Jersey

During Summer Trip Camp we use daily trips as a framework to teach executive functioning, social thinking skills and age-expected independence. Because of the small camp size we are able to teach actual skills that have practical applications and everyone gets a high degree of individualized attention. Summer Trip Camp is not a special needs … Continue reading Summer Trip Camp in Margate New Jersey

If ADHD is a learning issue then why do parents treat it as a mental health issue?

If ADHD is a learning issue why do parents treat it as a mental health issue? Because that's what they've been told to do by well-meaning educators, professionals and other parents. This week, I spoke with the mother of a recently diagnosed 5th grader. Compared to what I typically hear this boy had a very … Continue reading If ADHD is a learning issue then why do parents treat it as a mental health issue?