A new study shows that too many students with ADHD are not receiving the school services they need to be successful with their academic studies. The executive functioning demands only become greater as they progress through middle school, high school and on to college and these services can make a tremendous differences in how these student fare.
Spring is the perfect time for exploring the great outdoors; camping, swimming, running or any sport that gets you outside. Make this season the most by using this opportune time to delve into activities that utilize excess energy so common … Read More
As children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) grow older and enter adolescence, some of the outward signs of their condition may decrease. Although they may be less active and have more control over impulsive behavior, many middle school and high school students continue to experience problems with focus and attention in the classroom. Issues related to poor concentration and distractibility may intensify, affecting their grades and their ability to learn. Without intervention, many teenagers with ADHD develop poor self-esteem, difficulties in relationships and substance abuse problems.
We’re pleased to announce About.com has posted an interview with the Edge Foundation. The article explores how coaching can help high school and college students with ADHD reach their full potential. ADHD Coaching for High School and College Students About.com … Read More
As the days grow shorter, it’s easy for all of us to get less active. If you think about it, how much more time do you spend on-line or watching TV during the winter, when in the summer you would … Read More
A follow-up to a Washington Post article. The transition from high school to college is a big step for everyone. When you have ADHD, however, going to college can feel like stepping off a cliff without a safety net. A … Read More
From business savvy to survival skills, Neil Peterson knows a thing or two about success. He’s sharing how he overcame his learning disabilities to excel with the students of Insight Schools on December 17. Neil’s talk is part of a … Read More
Edge ADHD coaches are trained, experienced, dedicated professionals who have a passion for helping young people with ADHD succeed. All our coaches either have ADHD themselves, or love someone who does, so they understand the challenges of ADHD (ADD) from … Read More
Editor’s note: This week we are introducing a new column, Stories from the Edge: Real stories about how an ADHD coach helps. Today’s post is written by Kelsey Peterson, a junior at Parson’s School of Design. I knew from a young … Read More
Going to college when you have ADHD is challenging. It’s nice to see that people are starting to talk about it. Two recent articles, 18 Critical Factors For Successful Post-Secondary Transition by Joan Azarava, and Learning Disabilities: Stepping Up to … Read More