Lessons learned as a remote-working entrepreneur

Working from home ADHDManaging a business is difficult. Being a parent is difficult. Throw some attention issues and a cross country move into the mix and suddenly you have a glimpse into the life of one of our founders, Laura. More and more, remote working is becoming a norm for Canadians. While seen as a perk by many, it can also pose challenges for those involved - managing competing priorities being at the top of that list.

Today we're sharing Laura's post about how she has managed to navigate her own family's needs while also running Springboard Clinic from a distance. Here are her top six tips for finding balance while working from home: http://bit.ly/2HN3cKp

ADHD adults might make better entrepreneurs

We recently found a great article on the Entrepreneur website: Those with ADHD Might make better entrepreneurs. Here's why.

At Springboard Clinic we see many successful adults who have ADHD and are entrepreneurs. Many individuals with ADHD tend to gravitate toward the flexibility of entrepreneurship. But, as the article says, entrepreneurs with ADHD may actually be more successful because of the way their brain works, not in spite of it! Check it out!

What is a psychoeducational assessment?

You might have heard the word psychoeducational assessment before, but what does it actually mean? What is a psychoeducational assessment?

A psychoeducational assessment is a comprehensive evaluation of an individual's strengths and weaknesses in several areas. This includes cognitive ability and academic achievement, as well as psychological processes like memory, executive functioning, phonological processing, and visual-motor abilities.

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Tools to help manage ADHD: Pedal Desks

Does your child have ADHD? Check out the article Every School Should have Pedal Desks for Kids with ADHD posted on the Huffington Post Canada website. It talks about a pilot project in Brampton, where bicycle desks replaced traditional desks. They also introduced ideas like "regular yoga and dance breaks."

The pedal desk is an interesting idea, but we love the idea of non-traditional options at school that encourage movement! Exercise and movement is something we're seeing more and more as beneficial for children (and adults!) with ADHD.

ADHD Students: Preparing your Teen for College

Are you a parent of an ADHD student preparing to go to college or university? If so, you might be wondering about how to help them prepare for the transition. You might also worry about them going off on their own. Your teen likely has a lot of support both at home and at school right now, which will be a big change once they go away.

So, what can you do as a parent to prepare your teen for college?

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