Posts Tagged
‘ADHD’

October 13, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: ADHD, Gaslighter, Losing, People, Scared

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Categories: adhd

In the 17th century, hysteria gripped the village of Salem when local outsiders were systematically branded as “witches” – a powerful label that accused a person of being a malicious actor in confusing and emotional circumstances. The characterization of the beautiful but scheming evil antagonist has survived in popular culture; Every Disney stepmother seems to […]

September 30, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: ADHD, approach, IEPs, StrengthBased

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Categories: adhd

The origin of my strength-based approach It’s fall 2005 and I’m in hell. After dropping out of high school once and college twice, I’m now an enrolled student at the University of Delaware. I have a grade point average of 3.5, but I now face my biggest academic obstacle: learning French.There are two barriers to […]

September 30, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: ADHD, brains, tools, Visual

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Categories: adhd

I get stuck a lot. Stuck between getting up and staying in bed. Between washing up and not. Between break and pushing forward. For a long time, I confused myself by relying on fear, shame, and negative self-talk. I have to get up because if I’m late for school everyone will judge me. I have […]

September 27, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: ADHD, Adults, Hobby, Ideas, Inattentive

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Categories: adhd

Since my diagnosis of inattentive ADHD in 1992, I have focused on improving myself and helping others with the disorder. That was my focus: what’s going on and how can I help? Even now, when I join Facebook groups and ADHD subreddit, my posts usually offer advice that has helped me manage symptoms. Even though […]

September 27, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: ADHD, Child, ImpactParents, Interrupting, School, Stop

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Categories: adhd

Have you tried Post-It® Notes? As parents, we are not the only ones trying to help our children manage themselves and take care of themselves in school, but also their teachers. So, if you want to prevent your child from dropping out of school, try self-management Post-It® Notes. No, I’m not kidding. Here is what […]

September 24, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: ADHD, Climbing, Mountains, Understanding

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Categories: adhd

My husband and son make a short climb to Black Butte in central Oregon annually. They usually climb the little mountain easily – it’s just over 6,000 feet high – and the sky is clear for miles. Not that long ago, however, they were in white-out conditions. They lost their way and had neither winter […]

September 22, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Accept, ADHD, Child, Learned

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Categories: adhd

Fourth grade. Home from school. In my lap Crying uncontrollably. “Mom, why am I different from everyone else? I do not understand. I don’t want to have any problems. “ I was wondering when that would happen. When he was 6 years old, Ryan took ADHD medication and underwent behavioral therapy. He had also been […]