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Category Archives: ADHD/ADD

Children Need to Fidget!

How many adults can sit still for 30″ without “going crazy?”  How soon do you start bouncing your leg, curling your hair, tapping your finger nails onto a table?  I’m … Continue reading

May 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are ADHD Meds Making Your Child Shorter?

Do you have a child/student who is being treated for ADD/ADHD?  I have taught a bunch of children who were taking various kinds of meds for the ADD/ADHD and the … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Do you have a child who is very disorganized (or definitely has ADHD?)

I know, I know all children are disorganized!  That’s totally true.  However, some are more disorganized than others.  That’s also totally true!  What to do? When I noticed that one … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bouncy Bands for Fidgety Feet – Search No More

I usually don’t promote products on my blog but these are wonderful and not very expensive.  How many times have you noticed that children just need to bounce and move … Continue reading

September 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Coding for Children to Learn?

Have you ever wondered how even young children can learn not only how to use computers but also to code them?  I just found a website that mentions several products … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Can You Keep Your Cool When Your Students are Difficult?

It seemed that I had one or more difficult children each year that I taught in public schools or in private day care.  Most of them just needed to be … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Accommodations at a job site, too?

By now, we are all aware of IEP requirements and the resulting accommodations required in schools for students diagnosed as ADHD and Autism.  Different classroom lights, movement in the classrooms, … Continue reading

September 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tips for Sensory Seekers to Survive a Classroom

Quite a few years ago, I had a student who had some touch/sensory sensitivities in areas of types of clothing, noise, peer interactions, to name a few areas.  It was … Continue reading

August 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Child’s Guide to Concentrating (for KIDS with ADHD)

My husband recently brought home a wonderful book that is a story of Craig, a real boy, and compiled by Bonita Blazer, Ph.D., a Learning/Attention Specialist.  Craig designed and compiled … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

17 Illustrations that Explain ADD and ADHD

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have ADD?  Maybe you have a child or a student like this or maybe it’s even you?  Here’s a wonderful … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

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