ADHD Executive Function And School Success

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?

Do You Feel Like Your Child’s Behavior is Your Fault?

Are you a martyr to save your kids from pain? Do you bail them out repeatedly? Is their behavior your fault? Problem solving is a better solution than the above. James Lehman explains the ineffective roles parents may fall into.

The Children Left Behind

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?

Teens and Privacy: Should I Spy on My Child?

Parents often feel the need to snoop into their teen’s private life; but, when is it appropriate and when is it not? Giving a child privacy as to what they hide in his or her room is a privilege for being trustworthy. However, if your child is partaking in an incriminating habit/behavior, it may be necessary to “spy” on him or her. There are effective ways to “spy” on your child, and there are proper ways to confront your child about what you, the parent, discovers.