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Oppositional Defiant Disorder in Adults: Why You’re Always So Mad. Clutterfree30 Archives - Clean Mama. The first week of the #clutterfree30 challenge has been amazing! If you are just starting and need a little more info, go to this post. And if you need a reason to declutter, go to this post for 5 good ones. The stuff that you guys are clearing out of your homes and decluttering in just 30 minutes a day is amazing. I am so inspired by what you all are doing! I hope you’re feeling a little lighter and like you’ve made some progress and are ready to keep going!

This week we started with a general quick declutter and followed up with a little pantry clean out and then lots of decluttering in the bedrooms of our homes. Closets tend to become disorganized before you know it. Check out these great pictures from this week on the #clutterfree30 hashtag! Blog. Organized Menu Planning Menu planning is one of the most important aspects of home keeping.

It should take priority on your schedule. If you don’t have a plan, you will feel the stress every single day (I know, I’ve been there). You will eat less healthier and you’ll waste money. One Project at a Time: September 2017 Welcome to our September 2017 One Project at a Time. Hardwood Floor Care Routine Hardwood floor care is a mundane task that most of us honestly don’t enjoy.

Create a Homework Caddy School is beginning soon and that means it’s time to get the kids organized. One Project at a Time: August 2017 (Back To School Tips) Welcome back to One Project at a Time. The 2017 Summer Cleaning Bundle! Summer is my favorite time of year. One Project at a Time: July 2017 Welcome back to One Project at a Time.

One Project At A Time: June 2017 With Memorial day crossed off the calendar, it’s finally time to dive into Summer. Laundry Room Organization (& a giveaway) One Project at a Time: May 2017. I'm an Organizing Junkie - clutter & chaos free...most of the time. Organizing Homelife | Five work-at-home challenges (and how to handle them) — Simple Mom. Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy. National Research Center on Learning Disabilities (NRCLD) National Center on Response to Intervention.

ADHD - Recommended resources. Special Education, Learning Disabilities Resources for special needs. Classroom Behavior Discipline Ideas. We asked teachers to describe the behavior plans they use in their classrooms.Check out the fantastic responses below... Encouraging Frog-tastic BehaviorSubmitted by Cathy from North Carolina Expectations and Consequences I do a lot of different things in my classroom. First I'll start with my expectations and some consequences. Hopping People I use people cut outs with magnets on the back and each student has a person with their name on it. Captains and Co-Captains I focus more on positives in my classroom. Chance Tickets for Good Behavior As individuals, the students are able to earn "chance" tickets. As a class they also earn whole-class rewards by having excellent behavior. We also have "Frog-Tastic Friday.

" Warm Fuzzies Lastly, my students can give each other "Warm Fuzzies. " Monthly Behavior ThemesSubmitted by Deana from Maryland Each month I choose a theme. It especially encourages cooperation during group work and less wasted time during transitional periods. Here are monthly ideas. Do2Learn: Educational Resources for Special Needs. Home Page : SEN Teacher ~ Free teaching resources for Special Needs. Welcome to the National Association for Adults with Special Learning Needs. Sign Up - Bookshare - Accessible Books for Individuals with Print Disabilities. 7 Secrets of the Super Organized. A few years ago, my life was a mess.

So was my house, my desk, my mind. Then I learned, one by one, a few habits that got me completely organized. Am I perfect? Of course not, and I don’t aim to be. But I know where everything is, I know what I need to do today, I don’t forget things most of the time, and my house is uncluttered and relatively clean (well, as clean as you can get when you have toddlers and big kids running around). So what’s the secret? Are these obvious principles? If your life is a mess, like mine was, I don’t recommend trying to get organized all in one shot. So here are the 7 habits: Reduce before organizing. If you take your closet full of 100 things and throw out all but the 10 things you love and use, now you don’t need a fancy closet organizer. How to reduce: take everything out of a closet or drawer or other container (including your schedule), clean it out, and only put back those items you truly love and really use on a regular basis.

Worksheets, Lesson Plans, Teacher Resources, and Rubrics from Do2Learn: Educational Resources for Special Needs. Home Page : SEN Teacher ~ Free teaching resources for Special Needs. Home | Learning Disabilities Association of America. Behavior Charts - Free Printables - Behavior - Child - Printable - Behavior Charts for Kids - Computer Printer Picture Graphics. Hourly Behavior Chart Chart I Behaved Well (Sunday-Saturday)| I Behaved Well (Monday-Thursday) | I Behaved Well (Monday-Friday) Items Checklist Chart (Items checked out & checked in) Items Checklist Chart (Items brought & Items taken home) I Finished All Of My Work Today Chart I Shared Today Chart I Get Along With Classmates Chart I Minded My Own Business Chart Allowance Chart (This was requested by a mom who gives her children an allowance in the beginning of the week.

Targeted Behavior Charts Good behavior is taught through constant follow up. I Changed Clothes | Don't Lose Temper | Honest, No Lies I Helped | I Said Nice Things | I'm Nice To Brother | I'm Nice To Sister No food in my room | Please & Thank You | Stay in Seat | Stop Whining | Keep Your Hands To Yourself Behavior Tokens Sometimes children need something physical as a kind of reward for behaving or doing certain tasks. Good Behavior Award Other Behavior Charts Behavior (3 Faces w/comments) Don't Fight! Time With Loved Ones. Primarily Inattentive ADD: Inattentive ADHD Social Skills. Children with Predominantly Inattentive ADHD (ADHD-PI, also known as ADD), have difficulty with social skills. These children tend to lack assertiveness and frequently have difficulties in social situations that require interactions with more than one person or with people that they do not know.

They sometimes have problems with a sluggish cognitive tempo which may awkwardly delay their response to social interactions These kids may also be perceived by their peers as being as self centered and egotistical because they can appear standoffish as a result of their inattentiveness. The good news is assertiveness and social skills can be taught. Extensive research has been done of teaching social skills to children with ADHD. Children with Combined type (ADHD-C) and Hyperactive Impulsive ADHD (ADHD-HI) need training in cooperation, self control, and empathy. Children with ADHD-PI need help with assertiveness, appearing approachable, and simple communication. Childsplay :: Format :: Bingo Games :: Healthy Relationships Bingo Game for Teens. Free Printable Calendars, Planners, and Schedules. By Kristen Brooke Beck Content Written/Updated on November 25, 2011 Help Keep KG Printables Free Feel free to use these printables for our own personal use or for use within your classroom, organization, or business But please DO NOT distribute these printables in electronic or printed format, for free or for sale, without permission.

(Permission is often easy to get.) If you want to share these printables with others, please send them an email about this page, share this page on your favorite social bookmarking network (just click on the "Share" or "Bookmark" icons), or link to this page from your website or blog. Please Note: These PDF files are optimized for printing and will print out better than they appear on screen. Latest Additions and New 2012 Calendars (If you're looking for a specific 2012 calendar, please leave a comment with your request.) 2012 Weekly Planner Blank weekly calendar for 2012 with dates filled in. 4 Column 2012 Weekly Planner Value-focused style.

A basic calendar. The Ultimate Student Resource List. It’s back to school time, yet again. In the spirit of the season, I decided to gather together the best tools, websites, and advice I know of to help make you a more effective and relaxed student this semester. Since I know you’re broke, it’s all free! 10 Free Applications Every Student Needs Unless you have money coming out of your ears, you probably won’t want to shell out the cash you’ll need to get Office, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, EndNote, and so on — even with your student discount.

These free apps do the job well enough, and sometimes even better than their paid or otherwise limited alternatives. A top-quality, full-featured office productivity suite — word processor, spreadsheet, presentation software, graphics editor, database, the works! 11 Online Tools Students Should Check Out Or 20, depending on how you count. Email: GmailRegister for a solid, plain-jane email address from Gmail, something like 7 Online Research Resources. Think. EduTecher : a non-profit web resource.

Codependency. ADHD Behavior Charts. Whether the child is a preschooler or a high schooler, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can present some significant behavioral challenges at home and at school. Recent research shows that behavior charts offer a great resource for kids, parents, and teachers managing the symptoms of ADHD. These free printable behavior charts are designed specifically to target age-appropriate goals for students with ADHD. Behavior Chart for Preschoolers with ADHD For many children with ADHD, preschool offers the first opportunity for diagnosis. According to WebMD, the beginning of school routines, such as circle time, reading stories, and structured craft projects, sometimes highlight the learning differences and challenges faced by children with ADHD.

Keeping It Simple Charts can be a great way to encourage proper home and classroom behavior, but it's important not to overwhelm young children with too many goals. "I played quietly or listened to a story. "" How to Use the Chart. ADHD & LD Printables. Teenagers with ADD/ADHD: Coping With This Disorder During The High School Years. Attention Deficit Disorder, with or without hyperactivity, is primarily characterized as having an inattentive and impulsive nature. Those who suffer from ADD or ADHD are extremely active, fidgety, talkative, and restless. They have difficulty paying attention, forget things easily, and interrupt others. Often, they must contend with the consequences of acting without thinking things through.

Teenagers With ADD/ADHD For teenagers growing up with ADD/ADHD, these symptoms are exacerbated. Academics are often a struggle. Teenagers with ADD/ADHD might constantly be late to class and complete their homework at the last minute. For teens with ADD/ADHD, relationships and social affairs are also difficult to maintain. Tips for Teenagers with ADD or ADHD Try not to sit next to windows or other students in classMake an assignment notebook and write all due dates, homework, tests, and appointments down.

Tips for Teachers with ADD/ADHD Teenagers in Class Tips for Parents of Teenagers with ADD/ADHD. Ethical Dilemmas - Moral Dilemmas - Classroom Discussion. THE SITUATION (present this to your students) Devon had just been elected school president of his boarding high school. He had chosen a student senate to serve under him, whose job would be to help make all decisions that affected the student body. It was the end of his junior year and he and the new senate were to begin their positions in the fall. Devon was well liked in the school community and respected by both students and faculty. Everything seemed perfect for the start of the new school year.

The following week Devon made a dumb mistake. He signed out with some friends to have dinner in town and came back with alcohol on his breath. Haris (KAIR-iss) Denison, founder of Prajna Consulting, is an expert in Community Involvement, Human Development, and Ethics. Charis co-wrote Tolerance for Others, a middle school human development text, with Leni Wildflower. Charis also teaches at Marin Academy in San Rafael, California, and runs Prajna Consulting.

Living with ADD - Adult ADD- Adult ADHD(attention deficit disord. Anger and Resentment Key Issue in ADHD Marriages | ADHD and Marriage. It may well be that anger management in marriages where one or both spouses has ADHD is THE critical issue that determines whether or not a couple can be happy together. Anger can develop in both partners, though it often manifests itself differently in the two. This is a topic that is so large that it needs to be addressed in many different ways, but let me start here with an example of a couple I've written about before, whom I'm calling Anne and Tom. In this couple, Tom has ADHD and had, for many years, an issue with sudden flashes of anger. His wife, Anne, who does not have ADHD is generally an optimistic person, however dealing with the surprises she found in her ADHD marriage wore her down to the point where she was diagnosed with, and treated for, depression.

Frequent bursts of anger and resentment, such as what Doris mentions in her comment, are common. Anne, in turn, resented what she felt was Tom's unfair treatment of her. Think about your own relationship. Melissa Orlov. ADD / ADHD Tests & Diagnosis: Diagnosing Attention Deficit Disorder. Diagnosing ADD / ADHD: What you need to know There is no single medical, physical, or other test for diagnosing ADD/ADHD.

To determine if you or your child has ADD/ADHD, a doctor or other health professional will need to be involved, and you can expect him or her to use a number of different tools: a checklist of symptoms, answers to questions about past and present problems, or a medical exam to rule out other causes for symptoms. Keep in mind that the symptoms of ADD/ADHD, such as concentration problems and hyperactivity, can be confused with other disorders and medical problems. Just because it looks like ADD/ADHD doesn’t mean it is, so getting a thorough assessment and diagnosis is important. Making the ADD / ADHD diagnosis ADD/ADHD looks different in every person, so there is a wide array of criteria—or measures for testing—to help health professionals reach a diagnosis.

Important factors in the diagnosis How severe are the symptoms? Finding a specialist who can diagnose ADD / ADHD. Problems With Peers. Many difficulties can arise at school that will require your intervention. One of the most common is when a child feels rejected by classmates. If your youngster comes home upset and crying that "everyone is being mean to me at recess and in the cafeteria," keep in mind that at some time most children have conflicts with their friends and end up feeling pushed away.

Parental reassurance can comfort these youngsters until things return to normal at school. However, if a pattern of rejection exists, let your child know that you are sen­sitive to how difficult this situation is for him, and that you are going to help him figure out ways to make things better. Rejection by a child's peers may be a group reaction to someone they see as different. Ask your child for more facts about the situation. ADHD Parenting – My ADHD Child Has Trouble Making Friends. What is Executive Function? Written by NCLD Editorial Team Executive function is a set of mental processes that helps connect past experience with present action.

People use it to perform activities such as planning, organizing, strategizing, paying attention to and remembering details, and managing time and space. If you have trouble with executive function, these things are more difficult to do. You may also show a weakness with working memory, which is like “seeing in your mind’s eye.” This is an important tool in guiding your actions. As with other learning disabilities, problems with executive function can run in families.

It can be seen at any age, but it tends to become more apparent as children move through the early elementary grades. The brain continues to mature and develop connections well into adulthood. How Does Executive Function Affect Learning? In school, at home or in the workplace, we’re called on all day, every day, to self-regulate behavior. Crime Countdowns. Teaching Students with ADHD (Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder): Special Education Articles, Tips & Advice for ADD or ADHD Students.