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ADHD Weekly 2016-11-03

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How One School Improved Children’s Behavior Through Mindfulness

Join the discussion. Can teaching students how to practice mindfulness reduce classroom disruptions and help improve tests scores? A group of schools in Baltimore, Maryland, is finding out. Working with Holistic Life Foundation, Inc., these schools have created Mindful Moment Rooms in elementary and high schools as a refuge for students in distress or acting…



Figuring Out What Students with ADHD & Dyslexia Need

Join the discussion. A child struggling with words and sounds can also seem distracted. Is she having trouble decoding the words or has she lost her attention for the task? For the teacher, understanding the differences between the disorders can sometimes be puzzling when working with a student who is struggling academically. The educator’s challenge…



Tips for Facing Election Season Stress

Join the discussion. The current presidential election has been arguably one of the most hotly contested since the election of 1800, which is currently being dramatized in the popular hip-hop Broadway musical Hamilton. The tensions of the 1800 election set in motion animosity between Alexander Hamilton and Vice President Aaron Burr that ultimately resulted in…