For neurodivergent individuals, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Dyslexia, and others, securing appropriate learning accommodations is vital for their academic success and overall wellbeing12. As we know this diverse group processes information in unique ways, which may necessitate certain adjustments or accommodations to help them excel in a […]
Understanding and Managing Repetitive Behaviour in Neurodivergent Teens: A Survival Guide for Parents to Help Nurture Positive Change
Did you know that repetition is a common behaviour in many neurodivergent individuals, including those with autism, ADHD, or OCD? This behaviour can manifest in various ways, such as repeating phrases, routines, or actions. While some people may find this behaviour odd or annoying, it serves an important purpose for the individual. Repetition can provide […]
When We Have to Conserve the Spoons: How to Prioritise Self-Care without Neglecting our Teens and Family
Are you passionate about saving the planet and being environmentally friendly? Well, here’s a new project for you: protecting your home ecosystem by conserving spoons! No, we’re not talking about the kitchen utensils (although those are important too). We’re referring to the Spoon Theory,. The theory suggests that each person has a limited amount of […]
You may have heard the term “in the zone” – which often refers to positive productivity … but what exactly is Zonal transitioning and is it a real thing?
As a parent of a teenager with ADHD, one area that can be overlooked is the importance of identifying and understanding your child’s core values. And just as importantly your own.
It can be hard to stay focused when you’re a teenager dealing with ADHD. From school and extracurriculars to family and friends, there are so many things competing for your attention and making it difficult to stay on task.