Recent research has linked ADHD to a variety of sleep problems in children. There are a number of simple steps you can take to help your ADHD child create better sleep patterns. By working with your child and your child’s physician, you can create a sound sleep environment to help your child get the sleep they need to succeed with ADHD.
You probably already know ADHD is a frustrating thing to live with. And the one thing you can always rely on with ADHD is that it is consistently inconsistent. That means there are days when everything goes great – and then there are the days when you can’t seem to get out of your own way. ADHD coaches work with people just like you, every day, to help them find solutions that work for their lives.
Common forms of anxiety are much more common in people who have ADHD than the general population. Half (52%) of adults with ADHD will experience general anxiety disorder during their lifetimes. There are a few easy, everyday things you can do that will help control anxiety without taking another pill. And you can start right now!
Parents know that helping their children learn to sleep through the night is more challenging when a child has ADHD. Why? Children with ADHD have twice the rate of insomnia and sleep disturbances as people who don’t have ADHD. ADHD … Read More
Being chronically late can be a problem when you have ADHD. Instead of focusing on getting your boss to understand why you are tardy, it’s more useful to consider ways to get yourself to work (and school) on time. You can do it! It just may take a little experimenting to find what works best for you.
Last year we wrote about the importance of healthy sleep habits and ADHD. A few facts worth repeating: A just-published study by researchers at Columbia University shows that teens who stay up later are more prone to depression and suicidal … Read More
Editor’s Note: This month we are pleased to publish a guest post by Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D. Nationally recognized psychologist, Kathleen G. Nadeau, Ph.D., has many years helping children, teens and adults to learn better planning and organizational skills. Dr. Nadeau … Read More
Last week we wrote a post about executive function and ADHD inspired by John Medina’s book Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School. Each of Medina’s 12 Principals are based on scientifically-proven facts about … Read More
Memorial Day weekend has come and gone. That means summer is here, right? For most students, summer means a welcome change of routine. Summer vacation. Summer job. Summer fun! If you’ve been working hard on putting good habits in place … Read More