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Exceptional, not disordered: How we can all help neurodiverse children belong 

Neurodiversity is a term coined by sociologist Judy Singer to refer to natural variations in the human brain, driven by epigenetics.  The neurodiversity movement rejects the idea that people with ADHD, autism, and other neurodevelopmental conditions are somehow defective. As a society we need to value and accommodate neurodiverse children…

Post-pandemic parenting: Tips for socializing kids and encouraging personal growth in adolescents, teens

If you’re a parent, you’re probably wondering (and worrying about) how your kids are doing post-pandemic.  While virtual learning enabled kids to continue learning amid Covid-19, experts say they may need some extra time and space to re-adjust before they head back to the classroom.  Whether you have younger or…

How does ADHD affect learning? Parents can help their child retain information and learn better

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopment disorder that affects the attention span, working member, impulses, and other functions. Symptoms, which include false perception of time and difficulty staying organized, impair daily functioning in children, at home and at school. Despite the obstacles a child with ADHD might face…

What are the most common learning problems in the classroom today? ADHD, dyslexia, memory and processing issues

Many children suffer from learning disabilities, which affect their performance at school; fortunately, they can learn to manage them and still find success in the classroom. ADHD, memory and processing deficits, and dyslexia are some of the most common learning disorders students are facing today. Teachers quickly take notice of…

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