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Archives: May 2012
posted: Thursday May 31st - 7:45am
New Skills for a New Hire
Q: "I have a tough time developing relationships with people at a new job. I am nervous when I start, so I sometimes ask the same question twice or talk too much. Colleagues roll their eyes instead of trying to get to know me. How can I overcome this?"
posted: Thursday May 17th - 9:36pm
Giant in the Workplace, Midget at Home
I do a stellar a job at work. It's at home that I fall on my ADHD face. Here's how I learned to do more chores without trying to become a domestic goddess.
Do you ever get a song stuck in your head that you can't shake? The other day I saw a commercial for Green Giant vegetables, and I couldn't get the jingle out of my brain. Over and over again, I caught myself thinking, humming, and singing "Ho, ho, ho, Green Giant." Instead of fighting it, I deliberately thought about green giants to trick my mind...
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posted: Tuesday May 15th - 8:49pm
Child's Meds Stopped Working Well
Q: "My son has been taking a stimulant for several years now, but recently it is no longer working as well. My son is going through puberty. Could that be affecting the medication?"
posted: Thursday May 10th - 12:43pm
504 Plan Gone Awry: What Parents Can Do
Q: My son has a 504 Plan, and the school coordinator schedules annual meetings for November. Problem is, some of the teachers don't even know my son has a 504 Plan until he is already doing poorly. School administrators won't let me change the meeting to the first or second week of school. What can I do about this?
posted: Friday May 4th - 12:00am« The Experts's blog
ADHD Speak: Terminology Explained
Q: "Can you tell me the difference between ADHD and inattentive ADHD?"
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