ADHD Weekly 2017-09-21

New Research in Sensory Processing Dysfunction

Join the discussion. There are millions of children and adults whose lives are disrupted by dysfunctional over- and, in some cases, under-stimulation from their own senses. Variously termed sensory processing disorder, dysfunction, deficits, or sensory modulation disorder, it’s estimated to occur in 5-16 percent of people.  Now, new research into sensory processing in the Center for…



Using Mindfulness When Parenting a Child with ADHD

When your child has ADHD, parenting is hard. Harder, in many ways, than parenting a child who does not have the disorder. ADHD symptoms affect all parts of life and intrude on family dynamics. Incorporating mindfulness techniques into your parenting approach can help you improve your parenting skills. “In your efforts to communicate more effectively…



Helping Children Make and Keep Good Friends

Ask the Expert: 5 Solutions to Common ADHD Social Struggles Featuring Caroline Maguire, PCC, MEd Wednesday, Oct. 4, 3-4 p.m. Register Now Does your child struggle to make and keep friends? Many children affected by ADHD have difficulties developing friendships. Caroline Maguire, PCC, MEd, will talk with parents and those raising children about how you…