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A Parent’s Guide to Surviving the Teen Years

September 21, 2012

The teen years are often the most difficult years for parents to manage their children. Although it may be a period of conflict between parent and child, the teen years are the most important years for young adults to develop into the distinct individuals they will become. Learn what to expect and prepare for, how to react and cope, and how to deal.

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Bullying and Teasing

September 20, 2012

Those with ADHD may pick on or be picked on by others.

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Making the Transition from High School to College for Students with Disabilities

August 4, 2012

Information on the basic differences in educational resources between high school and college, a checklist for students to follow for their transition from high school to college, and self-advocacy tips.

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How to Have Better Teacher Meetings

August 4, 2012

Four steps in improving discussions with your child’s teacher about his or her ADHD disorder and progress in school.

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Finding the Right School for Your Child With ADHD

August 3, 2012

“Essential questions for parents who are choosing the right learning environment for a child with ADHD or learning disabilities.”

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Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities

August 1, 2012

Students with disabilities that are well informed of their rights and responsibilities will ensure them opportunities to better enjoy the benefits of a postsecondary education without confusion.

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Discipline Counts

July 9, 2012

Most Students WANT Rules & Consistency.

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Extended Time Improves Reading Comprehension Test Scores for Adolescents with ADHD

July 7, 2012

“Allowing extended time for adolescents with ADHD to complete tests involving reading may help to compensate for their impairments of working memory and processing speed, allowing them to score closer to their actual verbal abilities.”

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ADHD Executive Function And School Success

July 6, 2012

It has been discovered that the executive functioning (EF)—also known as critical cognitive skills—deficits of students with ADHD causes them to take three years longer to mature than those without the disorder. What are examples of EF deficits? How does this impact an ADHD student? And how does one overcome their executive functioning deficit?

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The Children Left Behind

June 13, 2012

Many children who have ADHD are not diagnosed, and many parents think their child is just going through a phase and thus do not seek help for their child. What actions can schools and parents do to help their ADHD children?

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