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ADHD & Inattention

Back-to-School: A 4-Week Plan for a Great Start [downloadable]

Is your child heading back to school soon? There’s a lot going on—and a lot to keep track of. Download this one-month planner from Understood with daily tips to help your child start the new school year right. Read more ›

Adjusting Your Child’s IEP or 504 Plan for Distance Learning

Your child’s IEP or 504 Plan was not designed for distance learning, but as most of the nation’s children are starting the 2020-21 school year learning at home, it now it falls on parents and educators to make new accommodations for students with ADHD and other learning challenges when they’re outside the classroom. Read more ›

Sample Learn-at-Home Schedule for Elementary Students With ADHD or Learning Differences [downloadable]

Surprise! You are homeschooling quite suddenly and independently for the next few weeks — or maybe months. You didn’t choose this, and neither did your child, who has ADHD or learning differences or other co-existing conditions—or all of the above. Read more ›

Free Guide: Distance Learning Strategies for Children with ADHD [downloadable]

Distance learning is difficult, unpopular, and returning for many students with ADHD this fall. Here, caregivers and educators share their most effective strategies for teaching and keeping students organized and focused while learning remotely. Read more ›

Parenting Your Young Child during Shelter in Place [presentation] [video]

This webinar is especially for parents of young children (pre-K through 2nd grade).  With Shelter in Place, we know it can be tricky to support your young child – to manage their learning, help them cope with the anxiety they feel, and respond to challenging behavior. Read more ›

ADHD During Shelter-In-Place: How to Survive and Thrive [video] [downloadable]

In this webinar, Dr. Edward Hallowell, one of the world’s experts on ADHD, spoke about how the key supports for ADHD: therapy, medication, coaching, structure, physical exercise, and connection, are even more important during this difficult period. Read more ›

Raising Awareness of Invisible Disabilities [video]

For her Girl Scout Gold Award project, local teen Lavanya Kannan chose to tackle an issue that she has personal experience with, invisible disabilities. Read more ›

NIH Study Suggests Children of Mothers With PCOS May Be at Higher Risk for Anxiety, ADHD

Children born to women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) may be at higher risk for anxiety, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and behavioral problems, compared to children whose mothers do not have the infertility disorder, according to National Institutes of Health researchers. Read more ›

Behavior Therapy for Children With ADHD [downloadable]

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can affect a child’s ability to pay attention or sit still at school, and it also can affect relationships with family and other children. Read more ›

Behavior Therapy for Young Children With ADHD: An Overview for Parents and Caregivers [downloadable]

You can help your young child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by learning parenting strategies that encourage positive behaviors and discourage negative ones. Behavior therapy for young children with ADHD gives parents the knowledge and skills they need to help their child succeed. Read more ›

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