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Understanding the rhythm of social interactions is something that comes naturally to many of us, but not to all. Kids who don’t intuitively know when to “pass” a conversation along to another person run the risk of being socially isolated. Once a child gets a reputation for going on and on and on, it can be hard for some friends to want to be with them. Why Social Timing is Difficult to Teach Over the past 15 years, I have been co-leading social skills programs. While I address a range of social challenges in our groups, social timing is one of the trickiest. Here are some of the reasons:
Just about every teacher, parent, and therapist I know (and that’s a LOT) have commented on kids who lean on others, talk too close, crash into other kids, and touch things that don’t belong to them. They invade spatial boundaries without meaning to and alienate others so fast they don’t know what happened! Funny … alienate has the word “alien” in it and our little bumpers and crashers are often treated as such. The sad thing is, the kids don’t mean to be intrusive; and are doing the best they can.
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September Parents Panel: The Brother is the "Bully" (program aired live on September 10, 2012) In this first program of the season, the Parents Panel tackled the very tough issue of bullying. But not bullying at school...bullying at home. LISTEN NOW May Parents Panel: Teaching Social Skills (program aired live on May 1, 2012) Well, this was our last Parents Panel until September, but it was a good one! LISTEN NOW
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On this page, you will find a variety of documents related to our approach which you can download and put to use right away. The Thinking Skills Inventory (TSI) is the primary assessment tool used by Think:Kids as well as the Thinking Skills Reference Guide It represents a substantial revision and update to the Pathways Inventory found in " Treating Explosive Kids: The Collaborative Problem Solving Approach ." Clear and specific directions and examples are now provided along with other improvements. You can click to download one of three different versions depending on your needs: the basic version , the parent version , or the Likert scale version . The basic version is recommended for most purposes- although systems implementing the model might find the Likert scale helpful for tracking outcomes.
Eleven-year-old Stephen takes long-acting meds for his AD/HD and still eats anything and everything put in front of him. His 9-year-old brother, Nick, is a different story. He responded to the same type of medication by losing his appetite altogether around lunchtime. What's more, Nick's medication worsened the selective eating that his mother, Lisa, had been coping with for years. Eventually, however, his pediatrician switched Nick to a different time-released medication and he became more interested in eating lunch at home and at school. Even so, he's insisted on bringing the same lunch to school every day for months.
Your son’s teacher just called. He’s not paying attention in class and his grades are beginning to show it. He has trouble focusing on the day’s lesson and is disruptive. Plus he had a meltdown, something that has happened more than once. Is It ADHD? These behaviors may be a normal part of a child’s development, or they could be caused by Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
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Slide 3 of 8 Go for the Fish Oil Omega-3's can improve several aspects of ADHD behavior: hyperactivity, impulsivity and concentration. As a result, I recommend that all children with ADHD take omega-3 fatty acids .
When I answered the phone, I heard the shrieks immediately. It was obvious that a child was having a nuclear meltdown on the other end of the line and the mother, exhausted and frantic, was calling the Parental Support Line for help. As the mother tried to explain what was going on, I struggled to hear her over the commotion. “We’ve been dealing with this for over an hour now.
This is a list of free training, diagnostic, organization and therapy tools from Tess Messer here at Primarily Inattentive ADHD. These are all free ADHD tools that you can use to diagnose, manage and treat the symptoms of ADHD Predominantly Inattentive Where applicable, the posts that describe the benefits of the free ADHD resources are next to the category titles. 1.