Parent and community event: Commonwealth Learning Center, Needham MA

“Stop telling me what to do!!” Helping kids with ADHD with less yelling and more cooperation

Are you tired of struggling with your child or teen over school, homework or chores? Do you ever wonder what’s really going on in the minds of kids with ADHD? Start this school year strong! Dr. Sharon Saline, a veteran psychologist, has extensive experience working with children, teens, parents and school staff on how to better manage ADHD. Based on her new book, What your ADHD child wishes you knew: Working together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life (, Dr. Saline offers rare insights into how kids honestly think and feel about having ADHD and what best helps them. With her unique, strength-based approach–’the 5 1. C’s of ADHD parenting,’ you will learn how to teach your kids the essential daily living skills they need for success with less arguing and more cooperation. Expect to leave this workshop with:

1. Clear understanding of ADHD and why executive functioning skills matter.
2. Practical tools for managing challenging behaviors
3. Tips for developing better study habits and creating useful routines that improve student achievement
4. how. Strategies for improving organization and motivation.