Archive for May 2020
Your Child’s Online Etiquette
Does your child with ADHD have trouble with socializing in the virtual world? Start a conversation using these five tips. by Caroline Maguire, MEd, ACCG, PCC Your daughter keeps asking irritating questions on Zoom. Your son is shouting, swearing, and belittling the other kids while playing online videogames. You hear your daughter’s friends…Read More
No Summer Camp? Now What?!
It’s time to create a Summer of COVID-19 plan for your child or teen. Consider holding your own “home camp.” by Carey A. Heller, PsyD Our fears of how the coronavirus pandemic will impact summer plans for our children and teenagers have become a reality. Many summer camps are cancelled and some will…Read More
What Can You Do About Boredom at a Time Like This?
Boredom plagues kids and adults with ADHD during normal times, and we hear it’s rampant during the present coronavirus pandemic. There are strategies you can use to get beyond it. by Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST, and Jeff Copper, PCC, PCAC, MBA Boredom is a universal experience. Although it is uncomfortable and we try…Read More
ADHD, Isolation, and Boredom
Do your struggles with boredom increase with each week of staying at home during this pandemic? Here’s what you should know. by Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST, and Jeff Copper, PCC, PCAC, MBA Seemingly overnight, COVID-19 thrust us into quarantine and isolation to protect ourselves and others from a strange and contagious virus. With…Read More
Some students with ADHD are surprising themselves and others during this unusual time. by Joyce Cooper-Kahn, PhD I’m hearing a lot about students with ADHD and other challenges who are struggling to adjust to the academic routines of learning from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their struggles are real and deserve our attention.…Read More