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Archives: June 2010
posted: Thursday June 24th - 8:00am
ADHD Parenting Without Guilt
...mine or any others would like to heap on me.
Do you ever compare yourself to other parents, with or without children with special needs, and, in your own estimation, come up lacking? Do others sometimes hint that you could be doing more to help your child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD)? I’ve learned the hard way that if I try to take on too much I tend to become overwhelmed. ...
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posted: Thursday June 17th - 8:00am
I'm Having an ADHD Laundry Kind of Day...
White means surrender. Next time, I won't! I'm kicking myself for surrendering to my ADHD daughter's desire for a cute (but white!) Aeropostale T-shirt!
posted: Tuesday June 15th - 4:30pm
The Sound of Hope: A Book Review from the Mom of an ADHD (and Potentially APD) Child
I've been wondering whether my daughter has auditory processing disorder (APD, in addition to ADHD and learning disabilities. Upon reading The Sound of Hope, I've found these answers.
In a recent post, I discussed how hearing about The Sound of Hope, a new book about auditory processing disorder (APD), caused me to wonder if my own daughter, Natalie, also has APD. I shared my plan to talk with Nat’s psychologist about whether or not she should be evaluated for APD. Several people have asked since then, “What did...
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posted: Sunday June 6th - 12:00pm
My ADHD Kid's Got Gusto...Does Yours?
My ADHD daughter, Natalie, does everything with gusto.
posted: Friday June 4th - 7:00pm« ADHD Parenting Blog's blog
Help for Parents of Special Needs Children
As moms, do we sometimes think we’re the only ones who can help our kids with special needs, when others could share the burden? Do we worry about their challenges just often enough, or needlessly?
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