Lisa Aro is founder of “Queen of the Distracted” (< a href="http://www.queenofthedistracted.blogspot.com">queenofthedistracted.blogspot.com), featuring stories about living with six kids, five of whom have ADHD.
To My Teen Daughter, the Most Fearless Person I Know
On my ADHD daughter's 16th birthday, I reflect on her challenges, rejoice in her accomplishments,... "You just do it." »
When Things Don't Add Up: Dyscalculia
If math is a nightmare for your child, he may have a learning disability. Learn... Blank stares and random guesses »
Things Will Work Out, Mom: The Power of a Parent's Persistence
Too many challenges? Not enough solutions? Hold on and hang in there. Hard work today... Slow progress, small victories »
Why Summer Camps Work For Kids with ADHD
Thinking about sending your child to camp this summer? Consider these qualities that make camp... more »
Teachers We Love: "It's All About the Kids"
By building a sense of belonging and helping them stay engaged, this teacher makes sure... "My goal: to have each student succeed" »
Stop the Summer Slump! Learning Camps for ADHD Kids
Keep knowledge fresh and brains sharp with these summer learning camps for ADHD children... more »
Stay in Touch with Teachers — and Keep Ahead of Trouble
For a school year without surprises, start with open communication with your child’s teachers... "Got a minute?" »
Thinking Outside the Box for Better Accommodations
Your child's not like anyone else — so her IEP or 504 should reflect that... Onward, upward…and beyond »
No More Math Anxiety!
These four easy math tips really add up for kids with attention deficit... No-pressure numbers »