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posted: Friday October 10th - 4:52pm

How to Strengthen Verbal Working Memory

Verbal working memory, something that kids with ADHD and LD struggle with, is critical to reading comprehension. Here are strategies to improve it.

Students have to be able to hold a certain amount of information in their memory in order to fully comprehend what they are reading. Pediatric neuropsychologist Sandra K. Loo, Ph.D., explains verbal working memory, plus programs that can help strengthen it. For more information on elementary education visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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posted: Friday October 10th - 7:16am

Old Spice Meets ADHD

"Does your man have ADHD?" If he does, here's a little peek into what it's like inside his brain, and what happened to those tickets he bought to that thing you loved.

Having an ADHD partner isn't always easy, but seeing what it's like being interested in everything can make it a bit simpler (and funnier) to understand. More videos from TotallyADD ...
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posted: Tuesday October 7th - 11:30am

Find Your Child's Focus in the Classroom

Get your ADHD student to pay attention in class, even during the dullest lessons.

Why can your ADHD child watch a movie or play a video game for hours without taking a bathroom break, but can't pay attention in class for 10 minutes? Dyslexia and ADHD specialist Angela Gonzales, M.D., explains -- plus gives parents and educators tools to help ADHD kids focus on the things that they don't find that interesting. For more information on elementary education visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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posted: Saturday October 4th - 6:34am

Sh*t No ADD Adult Would Ever Say

"I'm ahead of schedule." "Oh boy, paperwork!" "Sorry I'm so early." And more things will never, ever hear escape the mouth of an ADD adult.

Sometimes, living well with ADD means learning to laugh at the quirks and eccentricities that make us unique. More videos from TotallyADD ...
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posted: Tuesday September 30th - 5:01pm

Why ADHD Kids Act Impulsively—and What You Can Do About It

Learn how the brain impacts an ADHD kid's ability to exercise self-control, plus strategies to help limit impulsivity.

What is causing your ADHD child to act out impulsively during class? Developmental psychologist Gordon Neufeld, Ph.D., explains how a lack of pre-frontal cortex functioning directly impacts our ability to experience multiple emotions at once -- resulting in impulsive behavior. Learn why some ADHD kids act out, plus ways to help your child master self-control. For more information on parenting visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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posted: Friday September 26th - 11:12am

What's It Like Being ADD?

"No one can turn this off. There's no peace and quiet. There's no escape at all." How would you describe daily life with an ADHD brain?

Adults with ADHD describe what it feels like living each day with an overstimulated, overwhelmed, racing brain that won't ever let you catch your breath. More videos from TotallyADD ...
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posted: Tuesday September 23rd - 1:57pm

Improve His Executive Function

Help your child organize and execute daily academic tasks by strengthening his executive functioning. Here's how.

Planning and organization are hard for any child, but especially so for kids with ADHD and learning disabilities. Clinical neuropsychologist Jerome Schultz explains why -- and offers strategies to strengthen executive function based on how kids process information at school. For more information on special needs support visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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posted: Tuesday September 16th - 1:40pm

The Benefit of After-School Activities for ADHD Kids

Does your child struggle to make friends in school? Learn about the social and emotional benefits of extracurriculars for kids with ADHD and learning issues.

School isn't always the friendliest place for kids with ADHD and learning disabilities. To help your child build confidence -- both socially and academically -- choose an after-school activity that plays to his strengths. Dyslexia and ADHD specialist Angela Gonzales, M.D., explains what works and why. For more information on elementary education visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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posted: Tuesday September 9th - 2:17pm

Understanding the Overlap Between Dyslexia and ADHD

Reading problems may point to more than just a problem with phonemic awareness or working memory. Learn about the overlap between ADHD and dyslexia here.

This video is the first in a terrific series on ADHD and dyslexia by pediatric neuropsychologist Sandra K. Loo, PhD. For more information on elementary education visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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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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