Resources Tagged With: 1in5

7 Strategies to Manage Appetite Loss While Taking Stimulant Medication for ADHD

By Alexa Wilmarth, CHC Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner

It’s no secret that the number one side effect impacting clients with ADHD who take stimulant medication is appetite loss. Most children and adults who take stimulant medication for the treatment of ADHD experience this side effect to one degree or another. Read more ›

CHC’s Occupational Therapy Gym Gets a Spring Refresh

What if a therapy room felt more like a playground? What if there were soft mats covering the floor, colorful walls, climbing spaces, and swinging trapezes? And what if, upon entering this special space, you were greeted by a friendly mini Aussiedoodle? This magical space you’re envisioning isn’t a mere fantasy—it’s the occupational therapy gym at CHC. Read more ›

7 Strategies to Help Gifted Autistic Students Succeed in College

About 1 out of every 100 students in American public schools has autism. A subset of these students also have academic gifts and talents in a broad range of areas, including math, science, technology, the humanities and the arts. These students are often referred to as “twice exceptional.” Read more ›

5 Tips to Manage ADHD in Children

Children with ADHD also may struggle with low self-esteem, school anxiety, troubled relationships and poor performance in school. Symptoms sometimes lessen with age. However, some people never completely outgrow their ADHD symptoms. However, they can learn strategies to be successful. Read more ›

Raising Gifted / 2e Girls

Legendary country singer Tammy Wynette sang, “Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman…” But you know what’s really hard? Being a middle school girl. Or a high school girl. Or even an elementary school girl. And being gifted or 2e (twice exceptional; meaning being both gifted and having another exceptionality, such as ADHD, autism, dyslexia, anxiety, etc.) adds an additional level of complexity. Read more ›

How to Motivate and Engage Twice Exceptional Learners

Gifted learners with a learning difference like ADHD are also referred to as twice exceptional or 2e.

The founder of With Understanding Comes Calm, Julie Skolnick, MA, JD, offers tips for working with gifted learners with ADHD. Read more ›

The Strengths of ADHD

Along with its challenges, ADHD also brings unique strengths. Those strengths are often overshadowed by challenges, so in today’s episode we want to shed light on the strengths!

In this Voices of Compassion episode, we explore these strengths and how understanding strengths can transform the way we think about ADHD and how we can support our students with ADHD.
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Flipping the Script on ADHD: Find Your Strength in the Workplace and Dispel the Myths Along Your Path

If you have ADHD, you’ve probably been told to look for a job that will accommodate your ADHD weaknesses.

Many people have found careers they love that are different than those said to be “right” for someone with ADHD. You’re one of a kind. Having ADHD is only one facet to consider when choosing a career. You don’t belong in a box! Read more ›

ADHD Resources from the MIND Institute [web resource]

Built by families for families, the MIND Institute at the University of California in Davis offers a variety of resources on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Read more ›

Dyslexia’s Unique Strengths

In this Voices of Compassion podcast episode, we talk with founders of Dyslexic Advantage and leading figures in the field of dyslexia research and advocacy Drs. Fernette and Brock Eide about the often misunderstood and overlooked strengths of dyslexia, shedding light on how to identify and nurture these remarkable attributes.
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