Be An Advocate
You can be your child´s and your own best advocate. Life´s challenges can be opportunities for growth. Learn to face challenges head-on.
ADD and the IEP
Students with ADD may need an IEP to insure an appropriate education. Parents are a child's best advocate. They should be recognized as full partners in the IEP team process.
Attention Deficit Disorder and a New School Year
Wouldn't it be fantastic for kids with Attention Deficit Disorder to have the greatest school year ever? Knowledge brings power, and the books in this article can help parents be powerful advocates for their children who have ADD/ADHD.
Building School Success with ADD Free Download
As the mom of a kid with ADD, this is the time of year when I would panic. What would the new school year bring for my child? Success? Sadness? Bullying? Building School Success with ADD can help your child excel in school. For the month of August in 2012, it is my readers' "thank you" gift to you!
Consider Homeschooling with ADD
Some children with Attention Deficit Disorder truly suffer when they are in school. They feel like they cannot do anything well. These children feel hopeless and desperate. If you are considering homeschooling to help your child with Attention Deficit Disorder, what factors do you need to explore?
FREE DOWNLOAD of Building School Success with ADD
Are you looking forward to the new school year with anticipation or dread? Building School Success with ADD can help to make this a great school year! Filled with helpful hints, it is now available as a FREE DOWNLOAD as my gift to readers.
Girls with ADD and Self-Harming Behaviors
During ten years of research at the U.C. Berkeley, girls with and without ADD were studied. What do you think that they found about girls with the combined type of ADD who were going into young adulthood? This article can give you details and provide resources for more information.
Parenting Children with Attention Deficit Disorder
Parenting is one of those jobs that have a long, steep learning curve. You need to balance what children want with what they need. Children with Attention Deficit Disorder have all of the same needs as other children. However, children with ADD/ADHD also need strong parental advocates.
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Have you ever heard a child described as “an ADD child?” This language is everywhere! When you are speaking of a person, coupled with a disability or condition, it is better to put the person first. The condition or disability is mentioned second. This is what “people first” language is about.
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