Dear Dr. Saline, Yesterday, I received a phone call from the school counselor about my daughter, age 12. She’s not completing her work in class, often forgets to turn in her homework, can’t recall directions, and spaces out during lessons. When she’s frustrated with an … Continue reading Ask Dr. Saline: What Does ADHD Look in Black and Brown Girls?
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Ask Dr. Saline: How Do I Build New Skills with Executive Functioning Difficulties?
Dear Dr. Saline, What is the main skill to work on with someone to help with their executive functioning difficulties? Assuming they are not on meds. Sign-up for my newsletter + Free Handout | Ask Dr. Saline From Dr. Saline Dear M: When I … Continue reading Ask Dr. Saline: How Do I Build New Skills with Executive Functioning Difficulties?
How do I get my child properly evaluated and diagnosed for ADHD?
Dear Dr. Saline, My son is now a junior in high school and is having trouble with the increased workload. I suspect something may be wrong. Where do I start with the process of getting him evaluated and diagnosed for ADHD? Sign-up for my newsletter … Continue reading How do I get my child properly evaluated and diagnosed for ADHD?
How to Help Kids with ADHD Understand the Future by Improving Time Management Today
Kids with ADHD struggle with feeling time which can make thinking about the future abstract and unreal. Time management is an executive functioning skill. Learning to cope with it requires accepting your challenges and understanding that it’s constantly changing. Many people with ADHD who struggle … Continue reading How to Help Kids with ADHD Understand the Future by Improving Time Management Today
The Best Routines for Adults with ADHD: Reduce Stress & Anxiety
Many adults with ADHD struggle with structure, following rules and creating new routines. Starting a tedious, unrewarding task can be challenging, and it can be equally tough to stay with it until completion. Neurodivergent people can be overly fixated on maintaining a routine at the … Continue reading The Best Routines for Adults with ADHD: Reduce Stress & Anxiety
5 Strategies for creating new habits that last in kids with ADHD
The start of each school year involves a variety of changes and adjustments. New teachers, new activities, and a whole lot of new experiences. This means your child may need to develop new habits to set themselves up for success in and out of school. … Continue reading 5 Strategies for creating new habits that last in kids with ADHD
Mental Health: The Top 4 Issues Teens Face in 2022
New data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that “about 1 in 4 young adults are seeking mental health care.” We have to remember that teens with ADHD are trying their best. But, despite their best efforts to manage their own … Continue reading Mental Health: The Top 4 Issues Teens Face in 2022
How Adults with ADHD Can Overcome Negative Thinking
Adults with ADHD: Change is possible if you find that your negative thinking is getting in the way of a more positive outlook. When you start small and develop the habit of shifting your focus to noticing and then doing more of what works, you actively … Continue reading How Adults with ADHD Can Overcome Negative Thinking
How to Encourage Future Thinking in Kids & Teens with ADHD
Planning for The Future with ADHD In this webinar, I address the common concern that children with ADHD don’t effectively “see” and plan for the future, making them miss deadlines and opportunities. Read More>> Read Dr. Saline’s latest blog post: Join my newsletter community … Continue reading How to Encourage Future Thinking in Kids & Teens with ADHD
The Myth of Multitasking for ADHD Minds
Multitasking is a Myth In this webinar, I explain why multitasking is a myth and how ADHD brains can more reliably and effectively get things done. Read More>> Read Dr. Saline’s latest blog post: Join my newsletter community to learn more>>