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Have you always been more sensitive than others to rejection, teasing, criticism, or your own perception that you have failed or fallen short? Nearly everyone with ADHD answers with an emphatic, “Yes.” ADHD affects the way you experience emotions. That extreme emotional sensitivity and pain is called rejection sensitive dysphoria. In this video, learn about the emotional … Continue reading “Why You Feel Rejection So Intensely”Read More
For some students, a crisp unspoiled planner represents a world of opportunity — for better productivity, smarter time management, and less stress. For teens with ADHD, it looks like a lot of agonizing work. But a well-organized planner is perhaps THE most useful tool for middle- and high-school students with ADHD. For some time-challenged teens, … Continue reading “How to Convince Your Teen to (Actually) Use a Planner”Read More
ADHD impacts the way the different regions of the brain communicate. That affects inattention, impulsivity, and emotional regulation. Impulsivity, a primary symptom of ADHD, may impair your ability to stop and think about the consequences before speaking or acting. How? In this video, learn about the brain’s “response inhibition” center, and why it doesn’t work … Continue reading “Impulsivity, Explained”Read More
Parenting an explosive child is a constant battle. The learning curve is steep. Handling the awkward stares from grocery store patrons and fellow soccer moms when your child loses it is one thing, but listening to unsolicited advice from people you love can be hurtful. So breathe. They don’t mean anything by it. The same … Continue reading ““10 Things People Say to You When You’re Raising an Extreme Child””Read More