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Archives: September 2012
posted: Saturday September 22nd - 10:45am
Read This Before Your Next 504/IEP Meeting
Don't let your child be cheated out of services. A new, broader interpretation of 504 Plans puts the law on your side.
When it comes to helping our kids in school, knowledge and persistence are the currencies of success. The more we know about what our kids are entitled to in school, the more we can engineer their success. This point was driven home a couple of weeks ago by Chris Dendy, M.S., a former teacher, education specialist, frequent contributor to ADDitude, and author of Teaching Teenagers with ADD,...
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posted: Friday September 14th - 8:18am
Outing My Friend?
"I have a friend who, I think, has ADHD. He hasn't shared his diagnosis, if he's had one, with me. He is late to dinner or the movies all the time. He doesn't remember what we talked about last time we went out. How do I tell him to get some help?"
posted: Tuesday September 11th - 1:28pm
How Do I Explain All the Jobs I Had?
"I've had a lot of jobs -- 10 of them in five years. I am more focused these days and want to restart my career. How do I deal with my checkered job history in an interview?"
posted: Tuesday September 11th - 9:08am
How Do I Tidy Up at Work?
"My messy desk has caused me to lose important papers and distracted me from the work in front of me. Help!"
posted: Monday September 10th - 9:14am
How Do I Co-Parent With an ADHD Partner?
"My husband has ADHD, and his impulsivity makes it hard for him to parent our small child. We agree on a plan, but he doesn't stick with it. He will dress our son when I'm trying to teach him to dress himself. How do I co-parent with an ADHD partner?"
posted: Monday September 10th - 8:11am
Why Is My Wife So Nasty?
"I was folding laundry, and before I could finish the pile, my wife dropped more clean clothes on top. When I told her that I like to finish one pile before starting another, she said I was crazy. How can we avoid this?"
posted: Friday September 7th - 9:43am
I Can’t Stay Focused During Sex
"When I am intimate with my husband, my mind wanders and I don't key into the feelings of pleasure. Is this normal for an ADHDer? If so, what can I do about staying in the moment?"
posted: Friday September 7th - 7:54am
Too Loud, Too Much at Parties
"After a few drinks, my fiancée, who was diagnosed with ADHD three months ago, gets too loud and too full of energy. She makes people laugh, but she annoys me. How do I tell her without hurting her feelings?"
posted: Tuesday September 4th - 11:06am« The Experts's blog
How Do I Teach My Teen Life Skills Before He Leaves for College?
"My son makes good grades in high school, but he is messy and disorganized at home. How can I improve his life skills before he goes off to college?"
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