Strategies for Managing Procrastination

Procrastination is a problem for a lot of people, but for those with ADHD it’s pervasive. According to a post on PsycheCentral’s World of Psychology blog there are a number of reasons why people with ADHD put off today what… Read the rest

Be A Friend

A fundamental difference between many children with learning disabilities and other kids is that they often have social issues, which can be more debilitating than their learning problems. If that’s the case with your child, it’s time to toss out… Read the rest

High Schoolers Under Pressure

Students in high school often feel pressure to conform academically and socially. For students with LD and ADHD the pressure can be particularly stressful as they struggle to fit in with peers while trying to meet the demands of parents… Read the rest

Breaking the Frustration Cycle

Parenting children with LD and ADHD is challenging. Complex academic, social, emotional, and behavioral issues can tax a family’s ability to grapple with adversity, identify appropriate strategies and accommodations, and coordinate appropriate professional support—to say nothing of getting through the… Read the rest

School Enrollment Age Impacts LD Diagnosis

Findings from a recent large-scale study show that children who are younger than most of their classmates are more likely to be diagnosed with learning disabilities, ADHD, and depression. The results are from a UK study in which school records… Read the rest