The ADHD Brain is Different – Here’s How

June 6th, 2018|ADHD & ADD, Blog|

While attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has long been considered a behavioral disorder, a new study published in The Lancet suggests that it should be considered a neurological disorder, not just a behavioral one. In the largest-ever brain imaging study on ADHD, scientists determined through MRI scans of more than 3,200 people, that the ADHD brain structure is different than the brain structure of those without ADHD.

Bullies & Cliques: How to Help Your Pre-Teen Navigate Middle School

May 30th, 2018|Blog, Parenting|

While cliques can grow out of normal friendships built upon common interests, the social dynamics are quite different from typical friend groups. A clique often has a designated leader who enforces rules, which can be either clearly stated or implied, and which tend to exclude anyone outside of the tightly-knit group.

How To Best Handle Your Child’s Public Temper Tantrum

May 1st, 2018|Blog, Parenting|

A public temper tantrum is many parents’ worst nightmare. It can be overwhelming to have other people watch and judge as your toddler cries and screams on the floor of the grocery store or at the park. You may be unsure of how to handle the situation. Let’s go over why they happen and what to do about temper tantrums when they occur.

Hyperfocus, Resilience: The Unique Strengths that Come with ADHD

April 25th, 2018|Blog|

An ADHD diagnosis can be upsetting for parents. You may worry that your child will have a harder time in school, be less successful in life, or be stigmatized for being different. The truth is children with ADHD will face challenges. But trust us when we say that there are many positives that come with ADHD.