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posted: Thursday August 28th - 12:56pm

Tips to Make Homework Easier for Your ADHD Child

In order to create a homework system that works for your family, parents must understand their child's unique style of learning.

Expert Nathalie Kunin, founder of Team Tutors, explains how to put in place a homework routine that takes your child's natural strengths and unique learning style into account. Here's her best after-school advice to parents. For more information on elementary education visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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posted: Tuesday August 26th - 1:55pm

Why Positive Parent-Teacher Relationships Matter

Your highest priority this school year should be establishing open communication with your ADHD child's teacher. Here's why.

Steve Reifman is a National Board Certified elementary school teacher, author, and speaker in California. Here, he explains the critical role that parents and teachers play in ensuring the academic success of an ADHD/LD child. For more information on elementary education visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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posted: Tuesday August 19th - 9:36am

ADHD and Gifted? Help Your Child Reach His Full Potential at School

Why it's critical that your child's teacher understands and addresses the nature of both a learning disability and giftedness.

Don't let your child's ADHD or learning disability get in the way of expressing his talents in the classroom. Clinical neuropsychologist Jerome Schultz on how to team up with your child's teacher to meet the needs of a student who is both gifted and has a learning disability. For more information on special needs support visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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posted: Tuesday August 12th - 2:30pm

How to Get School Services That Meet Your Child's Learning Needs

How to boost your child's academic performance by securing school services that meet individual learning, social, and emotional needs.

Board-certified clinical neuropsychologist Dr. Peter Stavinoha explains the process of securing the wide-range of school services that are available to special-needs students. For more information on special needs support visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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posted: Monday August 11th - 1:22pm

She's Not Shy or Slow. She's Got ADD.

"That's why girls don't get diagnosed — because they're not causing anyone any problem. They are dismissed as not very bright."

Esteemed ADHD expert Dr. Ned Hallowell explains why girls are too often not properly diagnosed with attention deficit disorder, and how it manifests differently in the two genders. For more information on elementary education visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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posted: Monday August 4th - 11:53am

What Every Good IEP Includes

Harvard's Dr. Robert Brooks on the essential components of an IEP, and what parents should do if the plan or accommodations aren't working.

Dr. Robert Brooks is a psychologist on the faculty of Harvard Medical School who's written 15 books and lectures nationally on the themes of school, resilience, parenting, and family relationships. Here, he offers suggestions for specific academic goals and objectives for ADHD children, and tells parents what to do if an IEP is not working. For more information on special needs support visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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posted: Sunday July 27th - 9:56pm

How to Ally with Your Child's Teacher

How to stop pointing fingers and start working together to help your child achieve everything he's capable of at school.

Dr. Robert Brooks is a psychologist on the faculty of Harvard Medical School who's written 15 books and lectures nationally on the themes of school, resilience, parenting, and family relationships. Here, he offers advice for forging more positive parent-teacher relationships. For more information on elementary education visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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posted: Monday July 21st - 2:38pm

Don't Let His Brain Go Flabby

For children with ADHD, learning disabilities, or memory challenges, summer learning loss is a real threat to the school year ahead. Learn what you can do to keep your child's mind sharp.

"If you walk away from the gym for three months, your muscles get flabby. The same thing happens with kids and school, especially if they have a hard time remembering things to begin with." — Clinical neuropsychologist Jerome Schultz on the risk of losing learning over the summer. For more information on special needs support visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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posted: Wednesday July 9th - 12:37pm

What to Feed Your ADHD Brain

ADHD expert Dr. Ned Hallowell recommends an ADHD diet high in omega-3 fatty acids, protein and whole grains. Cut the sugar and additives to see real improvements in behavior and focus, he says.

The best (and worst) foods to feed an ADHD mind -- according to Dr. Ned Hallowell. For more information on parenting visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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posted: Monday June 30th - 2:51pm

"Being Bored Is a Painful State"

The truth about ADHD kids' ability to focus in school and at home, by Dr. Ned Hallowell. "It's not a matter of volition; it's a matter of brain wiring."

ADHD expert Dr. Ned Hallowell explains why children with attention deficit disorder (ADHD) are able to hyperfocus on things they love, but paying attention during a boring lesson at school is beyond painful. FREE WEBINAR: RSVP for Dr. Ned Hallowell's free webinar, Overcoming ADHD Shame: Why We Feel It and How to Manage It, on Tuesday, July 1, at 1 pm EST. For more information on...
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