“This year is going to be different,” says every ADD parent on the planet!

My last post gave the perspective for what the learning different child’s sees as his point of view during the first two weeks of school. Today let’s take a look at what their parents perceive during the same two weeks. I guarantee that they are saying to themselves, “This is year is gong to be Read more about “This year is going to be different,” says every ADD parent on the planet![…]

First Days of School – Expectation vs. Reality

Kids with learning differences have high expectations for the first days of school. They usually start out the school year with the mindset that they will ace every class, do all of their homework as soon as they get it and make their parents and teachers proud. They believe this because this year will be Read more about First Days of School – Expectation vs. Reality[…]

ADHD Entrepreneur’s 101

Believe it or not most Entrepreneur’s are ADHD. They are usually great self-starters and love a good challenge. But what separates them from being a good entrepreneur from being a great entrepreneur. The answer to that question is understand your ADHD and how to make it work for you. In the next few blogs I Read more about ADHD Entrepreneur’s 101[…]

Identifying Leaning Differences at One Year – Is it possible?

Neuroscience has made great in roads in understanding how the brain learns. In doing so, they have also been able to create a clearer view when it comes to learning differences entering the world of a child. These specific learning differences include ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia (difficulty with writing), dyscalculia (difficulty with math) and the related Read more about Identifying Leaning Differences at One Year – Is it possible?[…]

New Research sheds light on Dyslexia

In the past, having Dyslexia was thought to be deficit throughout life. This is not the case. It has been my experience that most dyslexics are able to see their world three dimensionally. Simply put, they seem to be able to think of the task that they need to accomplish and see it in their Read more about New Research sheds light on Dyslexia[…]

TED talk on Dyslexia

This is one of the best explanations for dyslexia in a long time. It is simple and to the point. If all teachers could have this understanding perhaps classrooms would be more effective for this population. I would love to hear your feedback after you take a look.

Bullying and ADHD

bul-ly – ˈbo͝olē/ (verb) gerund or present participle: bullying 1. use superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone), typically to force him or her to do what one wants. This definition is self explanatory for the average person on the street, but when it comes to those suffering with ADHD and their families it has Read more about Bullying and ADHD[…]

ADHD, Tests, School Conferences and oh yeah, PROCRASTINATION

It is that time of year again. Most students are studying hard as their first round of tests are coming due. Many parents are believing that this year their child will finally get it together and come out on top with the grades that they know that they can achieve. However, deep inside both parents Read more about ADHD, Tests, School Conferences and oh yeah, PROCRASTINATION[…]

Marijuana and ADHD

This is always a hot topic, but especially for the ADHD community. The facts speak for themselves. Dr. Kenny shared some great information on this subject. I hope you find it as interesting as I did. Let me know what you think. “Here are some facts regarding ADHD and substance use disorders (SUD): 20-30% of Read more about Marijuana and ADHD[…]

Dyslexia – the misconceptions and realities (part 2)

Among, the many misconceptions of dyslexia are 1.) The individual is not very smart, 2.) they will have no comprehension, 3.) they can’t spell for anything, and most importantly, 4.) they won’t be able to read and therefore won’t succeed. The actual realities concerning dyslexics are, they can 1.) See things three dimensionally. This is Read more about Dyslexia – the misconceptions and realities (part 2)[…]