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Archives: August 2011

posted: Wednesday August 24th - 12:30pm

What Failure Can Teach Our ADHD Children

As parents and teachers, we want our students ADD/ADHD to succeed. So much so, that we often intervene (doing their homework, finishing their chores, and more) before letting them learn the following valuable lessons that failure can teach.

Before the summer started and I was inundated with work teaching weeklong summer camps, my girls and I decided to put together small LEGO kits. The same kits would be available at my camps for students who want to tap into their creativity and build. My previously mentioned love for LEGO building bricks, the Pick A Brick Wall at our local LEGO store, and my love...
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posted: Tuesday August 16th - 1:30pm

It's Back-to-School Season: Has Your Child Been Diagnosed, Treated?

Do you or does your child's teacher suspect your son or daughter has ADHD? If so, what's holding you back from getting an evaluation? Securing a proper ADHD diagnosis could do your child a world of good.

It's back-to-school time and that means that many kids, particularly those who struggled in school last year, are really wishing that summer would never end. A lot of these kids have either attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), a learning disability (LD), or both. But not everyone who has the conditions has been diagnosed, and not everyone who has been diagnosed is getting the...
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