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Why You Feel Rejection So Intensely

  • Julie Warshaw
  • October 5, 2017
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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”

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How to Convince Your Teen to (Actually) Use a Planner

  • Julie Warshaw
  • October 4, 2017
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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”

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Impulsivity, Explained

  • Julie Warshaw
  • October 3, 2017
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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”

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“10 Things People Say to You When You’re Raising an Extreme Child”

  • Julie Warshaw
  • October 2, 2017
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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””

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“ADHD and Emotional Regulation: A Parent’s Guide”

  • Julie Warshaw
  • September 29, 2017
  • 200 Comments

What is Self-Regulation, Exactly? Most people would agree that ADHD’s primary challenges include focus, sustained attention, organization, and memory. However, many children (and adults) with ADHD also struggle to regulate their emotions. This struggle manifests as big bursts of anger or frustration, or extreme giddiness that seems incongruent with the immediate situation. Many parents describe … Continue reading ““ADHD and Emotional Regulation: A Parent’s Guide””

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Liquid Adzenys ER Approved by FDA

  • Julie Warshaw
  • September 28, 2017
  • 200 Comments

September 28, 2017 The FDA has approved Adzenys ER, an extended-release liquid amphetamine medication, for the treatment of ADHD in patients 6 years and older. The once-daily formulation is expected to be on the market in early 2018. The news was announced in a press release by Adzenys ER’s manufacturer, Neos Therapeutics, which also produces … Continue reading “Liquid Adzenys ER Approved by FDA”

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Study: Teen Girls with ADHD More Likely to Smoke Heavily

  • Julie Warshaw
  • September 27, 2017
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September 27, 2017 Individuals with ADHD are more likely to smoke cigarettes. Past studies have repeatedly found that the more severe a person’s ADHD symptoms, the more likely it is he or she will develop nicotine dependence. Most past studies, however, were conducted on adults, and — due to longstanding imbalances in ADHD diagnosis rates … Continue reading “Study: Teen Girls with ADHD More Likely to Smoke Heavily”

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“I Feel Like a Fake”

  • Julie Warshaw
  • September 27, 2017
  • 200 Comments

The other day I was at a meeting with a room full of accomplished women—CEO’s, entrepreneurs, business owners, and mothers—when I heard a comment that made my head snap up. A woman said, “Some days I just sit on the couch in the morning, thinking about going to work, and I wonder… when are they going to … Continue reading ““I Feel Like a Fake””

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KPS4Parents’ Parent Education Series

  • Julie Warshaw
  • September 26, 2017
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New Sessions to be Held November – December, 2017 Sign up for individual sessions or all six sessions as a package deal. Your presenter will be Anne M. Zachry, M.A. Ed. Psych.  Ms. Zachry has been a special education and disability resource lay advocate since 1991, a paralegal in special education and related matters since … Continue reading “KPS4Parents’ Parent Education Series”

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ADHD Pride: Inspiration from Our Favorite Role Models

  • Julie Warshaw
  • September 26, 2017
  • 200 Comments

Check back each day in October for a new quote.

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