“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![…]

Why does there seem to be so much family drama?

As I mentioned last time, these kids are just wired a little different. When their neurotransmitters are not firing at their optimum then, they tend to start arguments for no apparent reason. For example, a trip to school can sound something like this. “Are you ready for your test today, honey? “ “I don’t have Read more about Why does there seem to be so much family drama?[…]

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[…]

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.

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[…]

Teachers and ADD, Dyslexia and the related disorders

This is really a “mixed bag” to be sure. Most parents believe that “all” teachers understand and know how to teach this population. That is why it is such a big surprise when the teachers are not measuring up to the parent’s expectations. The parent’s feel somehow betrayed when the teacher expresses to mom or Read more about Teachers and ADD, Dyslexia and the related disorders[…]

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)[…]

Living without brakes – ADHD

I am currently writing a book for the adult with ADHD. In doing some research I found a great book with the title ADHD Living Without Brakes by Martin Kutscher M.D. Here is a great explanation of executive function for both children and adults. Hope you like it. “No single part of the human brain Read more about Living without brakes – ADHD[…]

Summertime and the challenges of ADHD

It is hard to believe that summer is just around the corner. It should be a time of lazy days and fun filled adventures for you and your kids. This is not always the case for kids with ADHD and their parents. It is a time of year that can really bring about stress and Read more about Summertime and the challenges of ADHD[…]

Part two on Executive Function

In my last blog I posed the question, “If someone is struggling with challenges with executive function, then how can they find success and happiness in their personal and professional relationships? There are a sequence of answers. I wish that I could say that there is a simple answer, but unfortunately that is not the Read more about Part two on Executive Function[…]