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Common Academic Accommodations for ADHD Students

When a student is given an ADHD diagnosis, a typical next step is to look at academic accommodations.

As a student, the idea of accommodations is to help you level the playing field – it’s about setting up support to help manage areas of difficulty, so you can actually show what you know! In other words, accommodations are designed to help you better achieve your academic potential...

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Keeping your Emotions in Check: 3 Mindfulness Exercises for Emotional Regulation

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Emotional regulation is exactly as it sounds: the ability to regulate, or “deal with”, your emotions. Emotional regulation is also something that many individuals with ADHD struggle with (see one related study published by the American School of Psychiatry here). 

Many individuals with ADHD report that they have difficulty managing anger, frustration, or even excitability in the moment. They often have trouble “letting go” when they’re upset about something. Or, they may find themselves getting completely overwhelmed and paralyzed with stress when their boss asks them to do “one more thing” for them.

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How do I talk to my child about ADHD Medication?

Talking about ADHD medication with a child is a common concern that we hear from parents. How should I approach the topic? How much information is too much? Not enough? Do I even tell them?

The short answer: The more your child knows about why they need ADHD medication and how it will help them, the better. This will help your child feel empowered and part of the process, which will help with co-operation, and will help them better articulate any potential side effects...

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What do you wish people knew about ADHD?

What do you wish people knew about ADHD? This is an important question that does not always get the time and attention it deserves. Despite a ton of progress, there are still so many myths and misconceptions out there about ADHD, and sometimes some people just don’t get it...

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25 Great things about having ADHD: For Adults

In response to a child-friendly article with 25 great things about having ADHD, a lot of adults let us know that the post really resonated with them. That made us think, it’s not just children who have ADHD, so it would be silly of us to ignore the great things about having ADHD as an adult.

At any age, an ADHD diagnosis can be difficult to wrap your head around. It can be all too easy to get caught up in the negative aspects of your symptoms and the impact that they have on your life.

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