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.

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[…]

Video Games and ADHD

This topic is a hot button for most parents and even some spouses. There seems to be nothing more aggravating than watching a loved one with ADHD become mesmerized and lost into a game for hours. They become oblivious to those around them and it can rob them of relationships and even their jobs. Unfortunately  Read more about Video Games and ADHD[…]

Why is it so hard for an ADHD individual to make lasting friendships? #4 in a series

This is a common question for parents and even for spouses of ADHD individuals. The answer lies within the brain, believe it or not. It usually stems from a little thing called mirror neurons. These little guys help us, all, to instinctively know when someone doesn’t like us or if our idea is not being Read more about Why is it so hard for an ADHD individual to make lasting friendships? #4 in a series[…]

Adult AD/HD and the thought of going back to school

Many AD/HD adult have been consider going back into the classroom to either finish their Bachelors Degree or even get the Master’s degree that they have dreamed about. Most are still plagued by past memories of failure in this arena. No worries. The academic playing field has been evened out over the years. There are Read more about Adult AD/HD and the thought of going back to school[…]