In this special guest post, Caroline Maguire (author of Why Will No One Play with Me?) shares her advice for parents on how to help their child develop the social skils required for making (and keeping) friends.
Parent Coach Peggy Gomula discusses the beauty of having a neurodiverse family, and why she’s never viewed ADHD has a “disorder.” Read her experience and discover how you can re-frame ADHD as a strength rather than a weakness.
Raising a child in today’s busy world isn’t easy. Add in the challenges of ADHD, and it can be downright overwhelming. Our parent coaches explain how they can help you overcome the challenges and unwrap the gifts.
The SAT has been an inevitable part of the college entrance process for decades, but remains a deeply flawed method of assessing intellect. Andy Williamson shares his thoughts on the College Board’s new Adversity Score, as well as its approach to students with learning difficulties.
Hallowell Todaro Center Co-Fouder Lesley Todaro shares her thoughts on the potential to someday edit out ADHD-causing genes. She reflects on the gifts we may miss in the quest to erase ADHD completely.
On most days I would pick up my children from school and ask, “How was your day?” I usually got a one-word answer. And then I discovered the value of asking a more open question like, “Tell me the best part of your day.” And when I did that the words spilled out!
Summer camps are a great way to add structure to the shapeless summer months without subjecting your child to anything too stuffy or “school-like.” Here’s a list of camps, both local and further afield, that we think kids with ADHD will love.
When it comes to spring cleaning, those with the gift of ADHD have the tendency to want to dive into everything all at once. Read Coach/Therapist Stacie’s tips and tricks to make the spring cleaning process more efficient and enjoyable.
Parent Coach Peggy Gomula shares an important reminder to parents: having children should be FUN! Read her insight into why this is important to keep in mind despite the inevitable challenges of parenting.
A common concern we often hear from parents is that they, too, have a hard time getting calm when their child has escalated. Here are four simple strategies to practice and add to your parent survival basket to help YOU find calm in the midst of your child’s meltdowns.
We’re pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Arjun Bansal to our growing team. He is a board-certified psychiatrist with a range of experience working with children and teens. Find out more about Arjun in this Q&A.