Situational Awareness & ADHD

Ever try walking through a busy parking lot with 10 middle schoolers diagnosed with ADHD? Developing situational awareness is not only a safety skill it's also a core component of navigating the social world. If you struggle with executive functioning you most likely struggle with situational awareness. Every day during my Summer Trip Camp we … Continue reading Situational Awareness & ADHD

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My summer recommendations for kids with ADHD that surprises parents

Over the past several weeks parents have begun to ask me about my thoughts on summer camps for their child   My answer often surprises them because it seems counterintuitive to what most professionals and educators would suggest. If your child is attending a day camp I believe the goal is for your child to come … Continue reading My summer recommendations for kids with ADHD that surprises parents

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Summer camps/programs can teach kids with ADHD valuable life skills, staring at screens should not be one of them.

"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." “The destructive effects of video games are not on boys' cognitive abilities or their reaction times, but on there motivation and their connectedness with the real world.”  ― Leonard … Continue reading Summer camps/programs can teach kids with ADHD valuable life skills, staring at screens should not be one of them.