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15 simple and effective strategies to use in the classroom for students diagnosed with (ADHD)

Differentiation is something every teacher integrates into their classroom. As all teachers know, it’s not an easy job to differentiate learning; considering that there are all types of learners. Most classrooms have a unique blend of gifted learners, English Language Learners, students with special needs, and students at different reading levels …

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What My Son with ADHD Would Like Grown-Ups to Know

I was talking with my 12-year-old son the other day about a girl he likes in school. “She’s the most popular girl but some people say really mean things about her.” “What do they say that’s mean?” I asked “They call her fat and say she’s ugly without any makeup.” …

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Why My ADHD Diagnosis Changed My Life for the Better

I turn 40 this year. I don’t really care. However, I can’t help but fall into the social construct of 40. I cringe when I see a card and party supply company’s trinkets and jokes for 40th birthdays. I can’t afford a Corvette to help quell a midlife crisis. In …

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17 Simple and Clear Illustrations All ADD People Can Relate To!

#1 People always simplify the true meaning of ADD #2 We can focus but there are just too many little things that get us away easily #3 We have the answer, but it takes some time to search it back in our mind #4 Routine is extremely crucial #5 It takes some more …

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10 Things You Should Do If You Have Adult ADHD

How to manage ADHD by Sarah Klein Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be incredibly disruptive in everyday adult life. Most people with ADHD respond well to medication, although there are other, nondrug options that may help too. “Start with treatments we know are effective,” says Ari Tuckman, PsyD, the …

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The Facts About Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and ADHD

Oppositional Defiant Disorder is defined by aggressiveness and a tendency to purposefully bother and irritate others. While it is true that anybody can be aggressive and irritating from time to time, to be diagnosed as ODD, a person must display a pattern of negativistic, hostile, and defiant behavior lasting at …

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ADHD Adult Focus: Distractibility and Hyperfocus

The Flipside of Distractibility It’s no secret that ADHDers struggle to focus on tasks we find boring. But the flipside is also true: We can focus so intently on things that do interest us that we become oblivious to the world around us for extended periods of time. This common …

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10 Parenting Tips For Raising Kids With ADHD

Managing hyperactive children and their activities are both taxing and tiresome. This is especially difficult in the case of children who can’t sit still, are always inattentive and can’t follow instructions despite unprecedented explanations. It takes no time to label them as mischief mongers or lazy bums. But has it …

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17 Time Management Hacks for Entrepreneurs With ADHD

You know the feeling. You try extra hard to pay attention. Be it with a client discussing their needs with you or a slew of emails you have to respond to. But doing these tasks feels like you’re running a marathon up a cliff. And it’s not because you’re lazy. …

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Secrets of the ADHD Brain

  ADHDers know that they are bright and clever, but they are never sure whether their abilities will show up when they need them. ADHD is a confusing, contradictory, inconsistent, and frustrating condition. It is overwhelming to people who live with it every day. The diagnostic criteria that have been …

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