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Is ADHD a Disability or a Gift?

I recently had a discussion around the topic of disability with someone who is adamant about not calling this medical diagnosis a disability. Why? Bec...

Achieving ADHD Goals in the IEP

Important aspects of the IEP are relevant goals that come from areas of struggle and the need for remediation. Goals reflect present levels of functio...

ADHD Advocate – Parents are Members of the IEP Team

Parents are an integral part of the IEP team and a very important ADHD advocate. Kids with ADHD need to know that they have strengths since during the...

A Mindset: Communication and IEP Team Membership

I recently went with a mom to a parent concerns meeting. I actually thought it was to be an IEP meeting but upon arrival, there were only two people p...

The Forgotten Invisibility of Inattentive ADHD in Boys and Girls

I think our understanding of ADHD has certainly moved forward, and why many times ADHD coaching is much needed. But yet there are still so many who re...

The Supreme Court’s Ruling: The Impact on Success in the Classroom for ADHD Children

The Supreme Court recently had to make a decision that would impact our kids with special needs, including the possible success in the classroom for A...

Is the IEP Creating Success for My ADHD Child’s Education?

We are now half way through the year, and the question that you’re asking yourself is: is the IEP creating success for my ADHD child's education?  ...

What is the Other Half of the IEP Battle?

You as a parent have gone through the process with the school of documenting through testing, gathering data from teachers, and an IEP eligibility mee...

Is an IEP for ADHD an Unnecessary Label?

Is an IEP for ADHD an Unnecessary Label? The shocking conversation I had the other day was unexpected, both because of where it took place and because...

Does the IEP Provide Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)?

Our kids with ADHD in the classroom have so many issues around behavior that FAPE is something that needs to be understood.  It seems that the impuls...

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