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Parenting resources with a focus on tips and strategies to help children with ADHD, Aspergers, Processing Disorders and Learning Disorders.

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Raising an Independent Child

All kids are impulsive, they act without thinking, hit, and throw things. Sometimes they need to be taught to THINK! Use this strategy to help your child pause and think through their actions.

Teaching Your Impulsive Child to "Pause"

Kids are impulsive. Teach your kids to calm their body so that they can make a better choice using the "pause" strategy.

Encourage independence in your children

Encourage Independence in Your Children - tipsaholic

Do your kids crave responsibility? Encourage independence in your children this school year by helping them take charge of some of their own routines.

Train Up Your Child...

Teaching Your Children In Dependance

Teaching Your Children In Dependance - Free download as PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or read online for free.

Teaching Life Skills to Children with Aspergers and ADHD

Preparing Children with Special Needs for Adulthood

When parents are patient and prepare themselves for some trial and error, they can help their children develop essential skills for independent living.

Erikson's Psychosocial Development Stages

Erikson's Psychosocial Development Stages

Back to school social tips to help your child with social struggles and make new…

5 Ways to Help Your Child with Social Struggles Make New Friends

Fortunately, there are several ways to give your child the skills needed for making new friends & reduce some of the social awkwardness. Here are 5 suggestions!

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Limit Kids' Screen Time

Can I help my children from transition from playing video games to another activity? My 6 and 10 year old literally melt down when told to get off the screens - especially Minecraft.

Welcome to the No Judgment Zone: ADHD Blogs and Essays

You are not alone! Read these essays, diary entries, and snapshots of daily life written by ADDitude readers who are parenting children with ADHD, living with adult ADHD, and all of the above.

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Dr. Robyn J.A. Silverman, Brain Balance’s newly announced advisory board member, offers some great advice about how to talk to your kids about the COVID-19 outbreak and address any fear and anxiety the coronavirus may be causing your children.

Tips for Talking to Kids About Coronavirus

Let’s talk. It’s hard to escape discussions of the coronavirus as it’s been provided in heaping bowlfuls from the news, to the internet to emails from the dentist, gym, school and soccer coach. As a…

Integrate these exercises into your family's daily at-home routine to promote brain balance and feelings of focus and calm during these trying times.

At-Home Exercises for Kids

Try these brain building exercises to help children with ADHD, learning differences and other academic, behavioral or social issues.

Anxiety is often mistaken as shyness. When a child is shy, however, they don't tend to show many, if any, defiant behavior.

Signs That Anxiety Is Causing Defiant Behavior

Being under constant stress and fear takes a toll on a child. By not understanding why they feel the way they do, they may be angry, frustrated, and lash out. Some of the signs to look out for to understand whether your child's behavior is linked to extreme anxiety, consider the following:

To start, always remember that you're disciplining the child's behavior, not the child themselves. Equating a child with a behavior will only make it stick. The goal is to change the behavior, not the child.

Condition-Based Discipline Ideas

There are certain struggles your child will experience over the course of their development -- and those struggles can become even more pronounced when they are under stress. The key is how to effectively assess and respond to your child’s behavior in situations like these.

When a child displays defiant behavior, it can feel baffling and challenging for parents. Oppositional and defiant behavior can also be a sign of oppositional defiant disorder, which is a behavioral disorder marked by regular and severe disruptive and inappropriate behavior.

Defiant Behavior: What's Happening in the Brain?

The first step to managing defiant behavior in your child or teen is understanding what's happening in their brain. Once you understand the science behind what's happening, you can move forward in helping them to better cope with their feelings and manage their behavioral responses.

Getting your child to help with chores around the house is a great way to teach responsibility and discipline. It also has a slew of other benefits for your child, including helping them develop fine and gross motor skills and developing problem solving skills.

Create A Chore Chart By Age

If you want to get your child to start helping with household chores, but you also want to make sure you assign age appropriate chores, check out our chart of chores by age.

Parents can help students with social struggles by learning to recognize common challenges. #social #disorder

Common Social Faux Pas by Children with Special Needs

Children with ADHD, learning differences, & Asperger’s may become socially isolated, have problems interacting with peers, and be socially imperceptive.

Socialization and Your Gifted or Intense Child via www.RaisingLifelongLearners.com

Socialization and Your Gifted or Intense Child

For gifted or intense children socialization can be a struggle, whether or not they are homeschooled. How can parents help? Check out this practical advice.

Interactive Personal Space Activities KID TESTED/TEACHER APPROVED!  This interactive activity has 5 parts: A social story, a scenario activity, a behavior chart activity, 3 visuals, and a student check sheet. This is great  to do with an individual or a group of children who struggle with keeping or understanding personal space.

PERSONAL SPACE BEHAVIORS | Differentiated Activities and Stories | For K-5th

Personal Space is a very important Social Skill for children in elementary school to learn, practice and grow. A good understanding of Personal Space will help your students have better social relationships, make and maintain friendships.Understanding and keeping good personal space helps children t...

10 Practical ways that we have tried to encourage our children to build friendships. This is especially helpful information if you are in a situation where you have to move often or your kids struggle with fitting in and finding solid friendships.

10 Ways to Help Your Child Build Friendships

I vividly remember when we realized it-- Our son had inherited all of his friends. As a family, we've been blessed to be in the same church for the last 17+ years. Our church is an extended family to us. And we are so thankful. But what we realized when our son started his first preschool expe

Perspective Taking Activity: Social Scenarios/Role Plays This is a fun way to teach perspective taking to children who struggle to understand this important concept. Included are scenario cards for older children, younger children, and picture cards. This activity lends itself well to great discussions.

PERSPECTIVE TAKING || Understanding Social Scenarios || Differentiated For K-5th

PERSPECTIVE TAKING is a very important and complex social skill for children to learn. These 4 differentiated SOCIAL SCENARIO activities will help children who struggle to understand the importance of considering other's perspectives. With these activities, children will practice perspective taking ...

PARENT TIP:   Kids Who Need a Little Help to Make Friends: What parents can do when kids struggle with social skills. #anxiety

Kids Who Need a Little Help to Make Friends

What parents can do when kids struggle with social skills. How to help kids who need a little help to make friends and develop friendships.

All kids are impulsive, they act without thinking, hit, and throw things. Sometimes they need to be taught to THINK! Use this strategy to help your child pause and think through their actions.

Teaching Your Impulsive Child to "Pause"

Kids are impulsive. Teach your kids to calm their body so that they can make a better choice using the "pause" strategy.

Encourage independence in your children

Encourage Independence in Your Children - tipsaholic

Do your kids crave responsibility? Encourage independence in your children this school year by helping them take charge of some of their own routines.

Train Up Your Child...

Teaching Your Children In Dependance

Teaching Your Children In Dependance - Free download as PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or read online for free.

Teaching Life Skills to Children with Aspergers and ADHD

Preparing Children with Special Needs for Adulthood

When parents are patient and prepare themselves for some trial and error, they can help their children develop essential skills for independent living.

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