Recently, I received an email newsletter from an ADHD coach. This wheel was part of a graphic that asked parents to consider how they felt in each of these areas of parenting. The other wheel in the graphic was excellent and I thoroughly agree with the components in there which included: consistent parenting, effective consequences, … Continue reading What to do and not do with your son with ADHD
I have worked with boys who are very socially motivated yet because their social learning challenges were never effectively addressed (through traditional talk therapy, social skills groups, etc.) they are constantly on social media, searching for connection and social validation. While that is not different than other teenagers what makes it much more severe is … Continue reading Teaching a 15-year-old how to not waste time looking for validation on social media
Kids with ADHD often have difficulty tolerating boredom and figuring out what to do when they're bored. I developed this strategy to help kids figure out what to do when they're bored at home as they often are not receptive to input from parents.