The disruptions caused by the COVID-19 virus can create a lot of stress for children. Here are some strategies you can use to help reduce your child’s stress about the pandemic.
Last week the Seattle Times ran a front-page story on Vincenzo Di Salvo, a Tacoma School District student who received Edge coaching in middle school and triumphantly graduated high school. Next fall he will become the first in his family to attend college. Vincenzo credits Pam Frazier, his Edge coach, as the single biggest reason he was able to turn his life around and graduate. His is an inspiring story of the power of resilience, coaching and caring to overcome even the most difficult challenges.
Scientists are discovering the physiologic connections between adversity, stress and academic performance. Children living in poverty are particularly at risk. They often endure toxic stress from adverse experiences, such as exposure to … Read More
Editor’s note: Last month we talked about how anxiety occurs more frequently in ADHD community than in the mainstream population. This month we’ll look a little deeper into 4 types of anxiety … Read More
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!
Guest post by Edge Foundation Executive Director, Sarah Wright from her September ACO President’s letter I recently attended the Institute of Coaching conference co-sponsored by Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital. I … Read More
If you or your child has ADHD and is starting to think about finding a college to attend, you’ve probably been Googling “ADHD friendly colleges” and “ADHD college programs” hoping to find the perfect program for your needs. Here are five factors you can use to help you evaluate if the potential schools you find will be a good fit for ADHD.