Extended Time Improves Reading Comprehension Test Scores for Adolescents with ADHD

“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.”

TDAH, Funciones Ejecutivas y Exito Escolar Рen Espa̱ol/Spanish

by: Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, Maestra en Ciencias Hace cinco años, la mayoría de los padres y maestros de estudiantes con TDA no sospechaba siquiera que el éxito académico de un niño está supeditado al desarrollo sólido de sus funciones ejecutivas. Hoy en día, sin embargo, muchos padres informados y educadores han caído en la … Read more

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.

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