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?
Are you finding that your relationships are causing you stress and anxiety? If so, you’re not alone. Maintaining a healthy and fulfilling relationship can be challenging, especially when external stressors are involved.
Unlocking the Power of Your Nervous System is crucial to improving relationships. We learn why it’s important to befriend or nervous system
Connection through co-regulation is such a crucial aspect of parenting, especially when it comes to teens with ADHD. By learning through creating coping strategies to co-regulate we connect and we are able to communicate calmly, openly and honestly.
Exam season is upon us (how come its come round so soon I hear you mumble?) and with it comes a significant amount of stress! Whilst exam stress affects the nervous system for all students, it can be especially challenging for those with ADHD to manage the stress of exams.
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.
Inside Out: A Powerful Tool for Parents to Teach Their Teens About Emotional Regulation and the Role of the Nervous System in Mental Health
Are you a parent of a tween or teen who is looking for an engaging and educational movie to watch with your child? Look no further than the Pixar film, Inside Out.