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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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posted: Tuesday June 10th - 7:21am

How NOT to Discipline a Child with ADHD

"It's not a matter of effort. It's a matter of structure, support, education, sometimes medication, sleep, diet, and exercise. That's how to give them the internal control they lack."

Esteemed ADHD expert Dr. Ned Hallowell explains why old-fashioned discipline not only doesn't work on children with attention deficit disorder -- it is counterproductive and harmful. For more information on elementary education visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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posted: Monday May 19th - 12:05pm

An Inspired Way to Explain ADHD to Your Child

The "strength-based model" that Dr. Edward Hallowell uses to explain attention deficit disorder to a child that has just been diagnosed.

Esteemed ADHD expert Dr. Ned Hallowell explains his favorite technique for explaining attention deficit disorder to newly diagnosed children — and their parents. For more information on elementary education visit KidsInTheHouse.com ...
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