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ADHD - Friendship Destroyer?

Social skills and building relationships can be a challenge for children and adults with ADHD.  Issues with social skills usually stem from the inability to pay attention to social cues that others take for granted. They also are challenged with impulsivity that leads to a multitude of difficulties, from hurting someone’s feelings unintentionally to acting out in a physical manner.  These challenges can cause turmoil in the school, home, and workplace. lonely child

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How teachers can motivate students with ADHD

It's back to school time!  Let's focus on student success.

Play Attention can improve student motivation and success.  We will develop a customized plan for your child/student that will improve attention, self-regulation,elementary school classroom children students teacher helping girl and executive function.  Your Play Attention plan will guide your child/student to success!  Call 800-788-6786 for your free assessment and consultation.  Or simply click here to schedule a time to chat with a Play Attention advisor.

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Healthy Eating for Teens with ADHD.

How to motivate your teen to make healthy choices.

Getting your teenagers to make healthy food choices can be a challenge. You want them to be independent, but you also want to guide them in the right direction. If your teen has ADHD they might also be struggling with impulse control and binge eating. Let’s face it, most kids would rather grab a bag of chips than spend time cutting up fruits or vegetables.teen food

Here are some strategies to help your teen make healthier choices:

Knowledge is power

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Why does my child seem so angry?

The ADHD - ODD Connection

Ever find yourself wondering why your child with ADHD is sometimes aggressive, has emotional outbursts, or is constantly argumentative?  We know that there are behavioral issues associated with ADHD.  However, many parents have to deal with more severe discipline issues on a daily basis.  angry teen

According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is a reported link between having ADHD and developing ODD. The correlation rate...

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