Episode 33 is live! ADHD impacts several of our executive functions (planning, prioritizing, organizing, task initiation, etc) and today I will give an overview of working memory: what is it, why do ADHDers struggle with it, and what do we do about it?
Tag: tips and tricks
Episode 24 is live! Today I answer a question from a parent and talk about some essentials I think every parent of a teen with ADHD should know.
Episode 23 is live! Today I answer a question from a 16 year old looking for ways to cope with their ADHD while awaiting treatment.
Episode 22 is live! Big Feelings and ADHD are like peas and carrots. Today we’ll discuss tips for weathering neurodivergent emotional overwhelm in yourself and your child through one of my favorite therapeutic crafts: a grounding box.
By Gretchen Rockwell
So you think your young’n is exhibiting some ADHD traits. Maybe she seems to have a bit more trouble transitioning or initiating tasks than others her age, or perhaps he has particularly strong emotional reactions to criticism or frustration. Now what?
The Executive Function Chronicles: Chapter Two
The Executive Function Chronicles: Chapter One
Let’s start by tossing out the misconception that ADHD is a result of poor parenting, inferior willpower, lack of discipline, or the public school system. Done? Is it gone? Did you take that trash to the curb? Great. Let’s ride.