Helping to Educate, Empower & Enrich the Lives of PeopleAffected by ADHD, Autism & their Co-morbidities
Lessons on Inclusivity
|Posted by email@example.com on September 6, 2021 at 4:50 AM||comments (4542)|
Children have bee...Read Full Post »
Acceptance is Key!
|Posted by firstname.lastname@example.org on June 2, 2021 at 7:30 AM||comments (25)|
Today, some parents told me, at the end of a coaching session, that I have helped them learn to ACCEPT the ADHD diagnosis and work WITH it to help their child rather than against it.
That wasn't a goal at the beginning of our time together but it's one I'll take for the win! Today, we worked on the amazing strengths of a young lad with ADHD. One of which is his incredible knowledge of dinosaurs! I incorporated his strength into our session, today, and he was a...Read Full Post »
How was your day?
|Posted by email@example.com on April 27, 2021 at 9:00 AM||comments (2)|
I remember asking my children, when picking them up from school, "How was your day?" This was met with an eye roll and a sigh, 'Nothing!" Then, I would begin a whole lecture on, 'how much they should have learnt,' 'who did they talk to?' 'what did they eat for lunch,' etc.
It took me a while to realise that if I wanted to get a different response I needed to ask in a different way.
I think one of the best questions I asked was, 'What did ...Read Full Post »
Just say, 'NO!'
|Posted by firstname.lastname@example.org on January 18, 2021 at 9:35 AM||comments (141)|
Climbing Crisis Mountain with ADHD
|Posted by email@example.com on January 13, 2021 at 8:40 AM||comments (152)|
Supporting your child at home can be a huge challenge, particularly if you are working from home as well as looking after other children. Today, I put Crisis Mountain to the test.
My son was doing some school work and couldn't answer some of the questions. (He was at the bottom of the mountain.)
I suggested he go online to his tutor, who was available in a chatroom, to discuss the problem. He didn't want to do any online chats - he was adamant.... Read Full Post »