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ADHD in the Family: Peace, Love and Understanding

February 2018

Understanding the complexity of ADHD and developing strategies for your home and personal life are important steps to coming to accept and deal with challenges.

  • Keeping peace in the family and love alive in your relationship.
  • New perspectives on ADHD.  (Includes short videos)
  • Benefits of music therapy.
  • Decluttering your home and/or office 5-minutes at a time.

 

Step by Step to Success with ADHD 

January 2018

  • Making this your best year yet. (Video with transcript)
  • Why routines are better than resolutions. (Video)
  • 5 Steps to super-simple planning
  • Setting up routines for your household
  • Free” Printables” to create a mail system and launch pad for your house or workplace.
  • Two personal stories for both adults and parents.

 

Tis the Season: ADHD Style

December 2017

Enjoying a simpler holiday season

  • Developing the practice of gratitude
  • The value of forgiveness
  • ADHD-friendly organizing advice
  • How recent research on the brain is adding to our understanding of ADHD.

In addition, videos and Pinterest Board recommendations offer a banquet of ideas for seasonal overwhelm and friendly strategies for ADHD.

 

From Discovery to Acceptance – Treatment Strategies for ADHD

November 2017

Pills don’t teach skills:  Living a better life with ADHD

  • The ADHD Journey: From Discovery to Acceptance by Cynthia Hammer
  • Strategies for living a better life with ADHD – Because pills don’t teach skills.
  • Managing Life, House and Home with ADHD
  • Twelve Great Strategies that Help ADHDers Thrive

Video: Cultivating Habits of the Heart

 

ADHD Awareness: Understanding+Intervention = Change

October 2017

Parents take a front seat this month, but we’ve got a little something for everyone.

  • ADHD Awareness – Where can I learn more? and What does it mean for you?
  • Interventions to help increase performance
  • Being an effective advocate for your child
  • Homework strategies
  • 2 short informative, but fun videos for both children and adults.
  • Resources to find Help and Support, as well as discussing concerns about affordable treatment.

 

ADHD Life: Beyond a Textbook Understanding

September 2017

Change your perspective and learn to thrive with ADHD.

  • “Think you Understand ADHD – Don’t leave out the best parts!”
  • “5 Ways to Make Parenting ADHD Children Easier”
  • “Organization for Children: Supporting Executive Functions”
  • “ADHD CHOICES: Things I CAN do!”
  • “Working from Home with ADHD”
  • Videos: Another ADHD Song and Parenting Advice

 

Accepting Life with ADHD: Acceptance and Connection

August 2017

Thrive with ADHD through Self-acceptance

  • How does it feel to have ADHD?
  • ADHD and Shame
  • Unconditional Self-acceptance
  • Know how your brain works
  • Accepting your child’s diagnosis
  • Audio and Video: Using your strengths to fulfill your purpose

 

ADHD Life – Self-care and organization

July 2017

Self-care and organization tips for you and your family. You’re in this together. (Plus 2 short videos)

  • The Best Advice Ever
  • Self-care Activities you Actually Have Time For + Printable
  • Simple Steps to Staying Organized, an article with a Free Printable
  • On ADHD: Parent to Parent 
  • How I Fixed my ADHD Husband
  • ADHD Medication Rule 2- Reality Denied – Video
  • What’s it Like to Have ADHD – 2-minute animated video 

 

ADHD Life Essentials

June 2017

ADHD Websites, Medication Rating Scales, Essential reading and Featured articles

  • ADHD Screening Tests
  • Medication Rating Scales
  • ADHD Websites
  • Secrets of the ADHD Brain by William Dodson, M.D.
  • Seven Steps to Get Fit Gradually by Leo Babauta
  • Six Steps to Survive ADHD Overwhelm – Learn to Plan your Day by Sarah Jane Keyser
  • The Brown Model of ADHD

Medication and ADHD Strategies

May 2017

  • For kids, parents or adults with ADHD. Things to know, steps to take and accepting ADHD.
  • Kids ADHD Page – Things to read, do and watch.
  • A PHYSICIAN’S PERSPECTIVE on ADHD Medications
  • 10 Medication Fallacies even Doctors Believe
  • Why I Chose to Medicate my Child
  • The pros and cons of medication holidays
  • Unconditional Acceptance of Yourself
  • 16 Steps to Better Self-Esteem with ADHD

 

 Tools for Discovering your Strengths  – Compiled by Joan Jager

April 2017

  • Tools for self-discovery to better manage ADHD.
  • Advocate for yourself
  • Using your strengths to meet your challenges.

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