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
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
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>>
Making ‘Good Enough’ Work for You In this webinar, I explain how to stop setting unreasonable standards, engaging in negative comparisons to others, and criticizing yourself for living with ADHD. You will learn how to understand and manage the root causes of perfectionism, examine the … Continue reading Perfectionism and ADHD: Making ‘Good Enough’ Work for You
Break The Stress-Overwhelm-Panic Cycle Do you feel a sense of stress as the year comes to a close? Maybe you feel this at the end of every week or before the weekend begins. Maybe you find yourself in this state every week before Monday arrives … Continue reading 4 Ways To Break The Stress-Overwhelm-Panic Cycle & Find A New State Of Calm
Drop the shame and build self-worth Do you dismiss a compliment or attribute success at your work to luck instead of your intelligence, creativity, or effort? Unfortunately, many adults (and kids) with ADHD have trouble accepting positive feedback about themselves. Read More>> Read Dr. Saline’s latest … Continue reading How People With ADHD Can Drop The Shame & Build Genuine Self-Worth
Do you hate asking for help? Many adults with ADHD feel this way, and you’re not alone. You may think there’s shame in getting help because you’re worried about disappointing others or possibly failing. Read More>> Read Dr. Saline’s latest blog post: Join my … Continue reading Why It’s So Hard To Ask For Help When You Have ADHD — And How To Get Over It
Yes, the ADHD brain is wired to overreact and to feel emotions intensely. But you are not your ADHD reactivity. In this article, Dr. Sharon Saline teaches you how to change your reactive, habitual anger responses with thoughtful, soothing responses. Read More>> Read Dr. … Continue reading How to Control Your Anger When ADHD Emotional Reactivity Kicks In
5 tools to lower your stress and have more fun. In this article, Dr. Sharon Saline teaches you how to limit the overwhelming feeling of the holidays that can be debilitating for those with ADHD, and prioritize what matters while showing up for others. Read … Continue reading How to Reduce Holiday Overwhelm When You Have ADHD
Parents of kids and teens with ADHD often seek advice on managing oppositional behavior. In this article, Dr. Sharon Saline teaches you how to respond to kids and teens with ADHD when their feelings quickly escalate into a tantrum and a defiant “no”! Read More>> … Continue reading How To Help Kids With ADHD Manage Their Feelings At School & With Friends
Rates of sexual violence, suicidality, and sadness have hit a record high among teen girls, according to an alarming new CDC report. In this article, Dr. Sharon Saline shares the risks that girls face with ADHD in 2023, and how parents can help them during … Continue reading Teen Girls Are Not Alright. ADHD Magnifies the Crisis.
The best way to handle conflict is to prepare for it by creating a conflict resolution plan in advance. In this article, Dr. Sharon Saline shares the best way to handle conflict within families and in other relationships. In this article, you will find scripts … Continue reading The ADHD Conflict Resolution Guide: Tools and Scripts for Settling Disagreements
Learn how to recognize the true signs of ADHD and seek effective help. In this article, Dr. Sharon Saline shares why ADHD in women and girls is often misdiagnosed and misunderstood with more focus on anxiety and depression. Read More>> Read Dr. Saline’s latest … Continue reading Why ADHD Is Missed In Women
If you had a magic wand and could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? In this article, Dr. Sharon Saline shares how you can build new skills with executive functioning difficulties. Read More>> Read Dr. Saline’s latest blog post: Join my … Continue reading 7 Critical Tools For Improving Your Life (For When You Need It Most)
Why Delegation Is So Hard for ADHD Adults In this webinar, Dr. Sharon Saline, clinical psychologist and author, discusses why adults with ADHD find it difficult to delegate tasks-even when they are overwhelmed and even when those tasks are detested. Read More>> Read Dr. … Continue reading Why Delegation Is So Hard for ADHD Adults (Video)
Stop doubting yourself and start believing instead. Many adults (and kids) with ADHD have trouble accepting positive feedback about themselves. Years of hearing about their deficiencies or experiencing challenges related to having a neurodivergent brain lead many folks with ADHD to walk around with a persistent feeling … Continue reading The Connection Between ADHD and Imposter Syndrome
3 Ways to Receive an ADHD Diagnosis Often parents receive contradictory or inadequate information about the process, and navigating the maze toward diagnosis and treatment can be perplexing. In particular, the tween and teen years are development stages when trouble with attention, organization, and distractibility … Continue reading How To Advocate For Your Child During ADHD Evaluations (& Other Learning Challenges)
Learn how to maintain more rewarding conversations and connections. Do you ever wish that you could pause time, take back something you said, and start over? Would you like to be someone who has quick comebacks in conversations instead of thinking of something good to … Continue reading ADHD & Social Awkwardness
Students with ADHD want to do well in school, and most of them put a lot of effort into their work. But at the same time, they must contend with issues around focus, organization, distractibility, impulse control and time management, and their academic workload. So let’s take … Continue reading How to Practice Compassion & Understanding When Your Child Is Struggling In School
5 Reasons Routines Fizzle – and How to Rekindle Healthy Habits Daily routines fall apart for a host of reasons related to ADHD – from executive dysfunction and perfectionism to “now” and “not now” thinking. Follow this guide to help you create a routine you’ll … Continue reading 5 Reasons Routines Fizzle – and How to Rekindle Healthy Habits
A Playbook for Post-Traumatic Growth Post-traumatic growth happens when individuals resist being debilitated by trauma and lean into their strengths. Follow these steps to overcome adversity. Follow these steps to foster Post Traumatic Growth. Read More>> Read Dr. Saline’s latest blog post: Join my … Continue reading A Playbook for Post-Traumatic Growth
How To Stop Wasting Time And Finally Get Stuff Done Do you ever face a task you know you need to do, but feel too frozen to begin? That’s called task paralysis. Fortunately, there are some proven strategies to reduce ADHD task paralysis so that … Continue reading Adults: How To Stop Wasting Time And Finally Get Stuff Done
Compare & Despair: Social Media & Mental Health Concerns in Teens with ADHD New research points to a link between use of social media and mental health risks among adolescents, who generally want to be accepted, popular, and well-liked. When teens with ADHD fall into … Continue reading Teens: Compare & Despair: Social Media & Mental Health Concerns in Teens with ADHD
How To Harness The Power Of Gratitude — And Keep It All Year Long What better way to kick off the holiday season than by reflecting on what we are thankful for? Learn how to practice gratitude to counteract those troubling emotions. Read More>> … Continue reading How To Harness The Power Of Gratitude — And Keep It All Year Long
There’s A New Type Of Multitasking — And It’s Especially Bad For Teens & People With ADHD Can you relate to the following scenario? You are in the kitchen trying to prepare dinner while you are talking on the phone. A notification appears, and you … Continue reading There’s A New Type Of Multitasking — And It’s Especially Bad For Teens & People With ADHD
(Video) Build Life-Long Executive Function Skills in Your Child with ADHD Are you increasingly frustrated with your child’s outbursts, disorganization, or forgetfulness at home? You’re not alone. Many parents long for relief from the pressures of school only to find that their children continue to … Continue reading (Video) Build Life-Long Executive Function Skills in Your Child with ADHD
Why 2E Students Resent School — and How to Better Balance Services Did you ever say something in the heat of the moment that was so mean, so harsh, so out-of-character for you that the instant the words left your mouth you wish you could … Continue reading 28 Experts Reveal The #1 Phrase That Will Damage A Relationship
(Video) Four Types of Focus for Adults with ADHD Dr. Saline explains how adults with ADHD can harness the power of four different types of focus in order to get things done by capitalizing on the strengths inherent in their ADHD brains. Watch More>> … Continue reading (Video) Four Types of Focus for Adults with ADHD
4 Reasons ADHD Kids Say ‘I Hate School’ — And 4 Real Ways Parents Can Help Neurodivergent children and teens with ADHD, ASD, a learning disability, or other mental health issues work hard to hold it together during the academic day. Dr. Sharon Saline shares … Continue reading 4 Reasons ADHD Kids Say ‘I Hate School’ — And 4 Real Ways Parents Can Help
Why 2E Students Resent School — and How to Better Balance Services “Sometimes alternative learners feel very misunderstood by their teachers — and by their parents. They harbor a lot of frustration and resentment that nobody really seems to get them and their mad that … Continue reading (Video) Why 2E Students Resent School — and How to Better Balance Services
(Video) How to Foster a Growth Mind Set in a Student with ADHD “Your kids need help counterbalancing the negative things they hear from others and from themselves. The ratio should be 3 positives for every 1 negative, but most kids with ADHD hear 1 … Continue reading (Video) How to Foster a Growth Mind Set in a Student with ADHD
5 Overlooked Signs of ADHD – the Inattentive Type “People with inattentive ADHD are not lazy, stupid, unwilling, or oppositional. They have a biologically based challenge with attending to the task at hand, and their brains tire more quickly.” Read more>> Read Dr. Saline’s … Continue reading ADDitude Magazine’s Most Popular Article in 2022
Affordable, Last-Minute Holiday Gifts Kids With ADHD Will Love If you’re looking for something unique and heartwarming to give to a relative, neighbor, teacher, or friend, here are several ideas to make the holidays more enjoyable and fulfilling. Gifts for adults and kids with ADHD can … Continue reading Affordable, Last-Minute Holiday Gifts Kids With ADHD Will Love
Women carry a lot on their shoulders–from family, community, school and work responsibilities to societal expectations around physical appearance and behavior. That’s a lot of pressure. Women with ADHD, and women who care for neurodivergent children, must deal with yet another layer of stress, anxiety and … Continue reading Why Women with ADHD Struggle with Self-Esteem & The 5 Best Ways to Reset Self-Worth
Did you ever say something in the heat of the moment that was so mean, so harsh, so out-of-character for you that the instant the words left your mouth you wish you could snatch them back out of the air before they reached human ears? … Continue reading The #1 Phrase That Will Damage Any Relationship
Parents, the start of each school year involves a variety of changes and adjustments. New teachers, new activities, and a whole lot of new experiences. Learn 5 strategies for breaking old habits when your child has ADHD. Read more>> Read Dr. Saline’s latest blog … Continue reading 5 Expert Strategies For Breaking Bad Habits In Kids with ADHD
Neurodivergent Adults can sometimes be overly fixated on maintaining a routine at the expense of other things, which can turn into a vicious cycle of frustration and self-defeat. Take advantage of these routines that will offer you the structure needed to assist with creating the … Continue reading Need to Reduce Stress? Try these Routines for Adults
Teachers and Parents take advantage of these strategies for training focus, combatting procrastination, and prioritizing effectively to achieve the success that drives future motivation in their students with ADHD. Read more>> Read Dr. Saline’s latest blog post: Keys to better productivity with ADHD: How you … Continue reading Want to Be More Confident?
October is ADHD Awareness Month! You’ll see a ton of information about ADHD everywhere. Most of it is about kids. ADDA is different. ADDA is just for adults.And when you do find information, who knows what’s accurate and what’s not? ADDA knows! We know what … Continue reading Sharon Saline, Psy.D. on TADD Talk
Neurodivergent people can be overly fixated on maintaining a routine at the expense of other things, which can turn into a vicious cycle of frustration and self-defeat. That said, for adults who struggle with ADHD, maintaining routines is essential. They reduce stress and anxiety and improve … Continue reading 5 Stress-Reducing Routines for Adults with ADHD-That You Can Actually Stick To
Dr. Sharon Saline offers advice with ADDitude Magazine during a Live Facebook Q&A on how to create and maintain summer routines. Learn more tips to help your family maintain summer routines in her blog. Read Dr. Saline’s blog posts: 3 Ways to Help Children & Teens … Continue reading YouTube: Live Q&A with ADDitude Magazine on “Transition Trouble”
“Gecikme nasıl durdurulur? Erteleme davranışı, bir şeylere başlamayı ve bitirmeyi doğal olarak zorlaştıran bir durum olarak DEHB’li bireyleri zayıf düşürebilir. Erteleme davranışı gösteren bireylerin çoğu nadiren zamanlarını hiçbir şey yapmadan harcarlar. Bunun yerine, daha karmaşık, daha zor işlerden ziyade daha kolay görevlere odaklanırlar. Bu “üretken … Continue reading Artı Enstitü: DEHB ve Üretken Erteleme (ADHD and Productive Procrastination)
Trauma, Anxiety, School Violence & More “In December 2021, the U.S. Surgeon General issued an unprecedented public advisory regarding the youth mental health crisis in America, which took root before COVID but has grown alarmingly more severe in the last two years. Roughly 1 in … Continue reading ADDitude ‘Mental Health Out Loud’ Webinar – Trauma, Anxiety, School Violence & More
“It’s natural and healthy for children, teens, and young adults to explore gender identity along with other aspects of identity. When the child has ADHD, the unique facets of this condition can influence that process. Here, understand the intersection of neurodiversity and gender diversity, and … Continue reading ADDitude Mag – When Children with ADHD Explore Gender Identity: A Guide for Parents
“Regret is tough to pinpoint. It may feel like sadness, remorse, or disappointment. It may emerge following a missed professional opportunity, oversharing at a cocktail party or yelling at our child for spilling their orange juice. All humans feel regret, but people with ADHD may … Continue reading ADDitude Mag – Your Regret Won’t Change the Past. These Tips May Save Your Future.
What is considered flow state vs. hyperfocus for people with ADHD? “Are there any differences between being hyperfocused and being in a flow state? Yes! A hyperfocused ADHD brain is completely absorbed in its task — to the point of seemingly ignoring or tuning out … Continue reading ADDitude Mag – Flow State vs. Hyperfocus: On Channeling Your Unsteady ADHD Attention
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(Mass Appeal) – The COVID-19 pandemic has turned lives upside down and it’s leaving many kids feeling more and more insecure. Clinical Psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline of DrSharonSaline.com, joined us with advice on helping children remember who they are. First, stated Dr. Saline, is normalize … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: Insight on helping kids cope with insecurity
Today we are joined by Dr. Sharon Saline, PsyD to talk about individuals living with ADHD at school, at work and at home. Grab her book here: https://amzn.to/3ftWiu6 It may surprise you to learn that adults can be diagnosed with ADHD (which can present itself … Continue reading Bare Slate: Living With ADHD At School, At Work & At Home with Dr. Sharon Saline PsyD
Start with ‘Hello’: How to Reduce Social Anxiety and Foster Connections An ADDitude Webinar by Dr. Sharon Saline Watch the webinar here! Webinar description: “Do you hesitate to reach out to old friends — uncertain whether they’re eager to hear from you? Do you seldom … Continue reading Additude Webinar Replay – Start with ‘Hello’: How to Reduce Social Anxiety and Foster Connections
Additude Webinar Replay – Gender Diversity and Neurodiversity: How to Support a Child, Teen, or Young Adult with ADHD as They Explore Gender
“If every generation of youth finds a way to upend parents’ basic notions of the world, certainly gender is today’s arena for change. With children and teens increasingly declaring a gender different than their sex assigned at birth, and many teens responding to “they/them/their,” nothing … Continue reading Additude Webinar Replay – Gender Diversity and Neurodiversity: How to Support a Child, Teen, or Young Adult with ADHD as They Explore Gender
Distance learning is not ideal for all students with ADHD. Surviving the coming school year will mean reducing anxiety and tension at home while also maintaining realistic expectations, providing appropriate supports, and advocating for our children with eyes wide open. Click logo below to read … Continue reading Additude Mag: Distance Learning Meets ADHD (Again): Smooth the Transition Back to Remote Schooling
Some children with ADHD are prone to emotional outbursts of anger, violence, and abusive language. Here, learn how parents can anticipate and prevent this extreme emotional dysregulation, and respond calmly and productively when it happens. Click logo below to read more.
“If you have ADHD and you feel you are suffering from overwhelm or even burnout, you want to take the time to listen to this new podcast episode. We discuss one of the silent conditions of mental health and that is burnout. Back on Overcoming … Continue reading Overcoming Distractions EP 122: Managing burnout and overwhelm when you have ADHD
The best way to help your child with ADHD ADHD Coach Yuri Maia, TDAH descomplicado (Brazil), and Clinical Psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline (U.S.) discuss Dr. Saline’s experience with ADHD, helpful tips for families, and her book, What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew, that is … Continue reading TDAH Descomplicado Interview with Dr. Sharon Saline
“Ending a relationship can be hard, extremely hard. Human beings are relational. The majority of us thrive when we are in relationships that are healthy and mutually satisfying. Sometimes, however, ending relationships and letting someone go is a necessary and difficult part of one’s life … Continue reading Relationship: How to Let Someone Go- 3 Most Important Things You Must Do
COCORO MEDIA has translated Dr. Sharon Saline’s Psychology Today article “The ADHD-Anger Connection: How to rein in your temper, reduce frustration, and give a genuine apology” from English to Japanese! Click here to read the COCORO MEDIA article (Japanese). Click here the original article on … Continue reading COCORO MEDIA: The ADHD-Anger Connection (Japanese Translation)
The ADHD & Women Podcast features Dr. Sharon Saline “Dr. Saline and I talk about how her interest in ADHD as a psychologist was sparked by her own neurodivergent family. We also talk about inattentive type ADHD in childhood and why so many kids — … Continue reading Women & ADHD Podcast: How do we know if it’s ADHD?
“Do you wonder why some kids struggle with starting things, sticking with them, and finishing up? Whether it’s working on a school project or preparing for their birthday party, many children and teens struggle with getting started on tasks that seem important but can be … Continue reading Intrepid Ed News: Let’s get started! 5 tips for helping kids get things done
Intrepid Ed News – Dealing with ‘Back To School’ Anxiety: 5 Tips To Assist Your Child or Teen Make A Smooth Transition
5 Tips to Assist Your Child/Teen With ADHD Make A Smooth Transition: Kids have an incredible radar. They easily pick up when their parents are stressed or anxious, and it increases their own distress, conscious or unconscious. The first step in decreasing the anxiety your … Continue reading Intrepid Ed News – Dealing with ‘Back To School’ Anxiety: 5 Tips To Assist Your Child or Teen Make A Smooth Transition
“When my daughter was in ninth grade, she had very little interest in engaging with me. Sure, she was happy to start a conversation about getting her nose pierced but if I wanted to check in about anything related to school or the tennis team, … Continue reading Intrepid Ed News – Raising Successful Teens
“Does it ever seem like you and your kids have way too much to do, and every task looks equally important and daunting? Many people, especially those with ADHD, struggle to make realistic plans, figure out what the order of doing things should look like, … Continue reading Intrepid Ed News – Knowing what to do next: Tips for better planning and prioritizing
“Does it ever seem like once your child or teen gets started on a project that they struggle to sustain their interest and complete it? Sustained-attention and goal-directed persistence are two key executive functioning skills that work together to help a student cross the finish … Continue reading Intrepid Ed News – Improve your student’s study and work habits: Using my GRIT method
“Do you ever wonder why neurodiverse kids struggle with evaluating their strengths or challenges, understanding how their brains work and creating steps for self-improvement? Metacognition is the awareness and understanding of your own thinking and thought processes and, as the last executive functioning skill to … Continue reading Intrepid Ed News: What is Metacognition and Why Does It Matter So Much?
“Just when we thought we’d turned a corner in the COVID war, the Delta variant made all of us more nervous than we might already be. It’s worrisome for parents, educators, and students — all of whom are navigating wearing masks with quality instruction, engaged … Continue reading Intrepid Ed News: 4 Common Parenting Challenges and How to Overcome Them
“It’s 9 p.m. and your 13-year-old daughter with ADHD is rushing around the house frantically looking for her social studies book. She’s just realized that she has to read a chapter and answer five questions to prepare for the quiz tomorrow. You calmly offer to … Continue reading Intrepid Ed News: Connect more, argue less: The 5C’s of ADHD parenting
“Mothers are multi-taskers and doing many things or being responsible for engineering the lives of their children can be overwhelming. When women feel overwhelmed more often than not, when they have difficulty organizing themselves and their children, when they lose their tempers and/or patience more … Continue reading The Local Moms Network – The Pandemic & ADHD: Why More Moms Are Being Diagnosed
“Do you want to learn how to talk to anyone and have better conversations? Do you ever wish that you could pause time, take back something you said, and start over? Would you like to be someone who has quick, interesting comebacks in conversations, instead … Continue reading MSN – 10 Ways Neurodiverse Folks Can Have Deep, Thoughtful & Easy Conversations With Anyone
“It’s time to start letting go of the shame of daydreaming and be proud of being scatterbrained. Many parents and teachers are concerned when they see children or teens daydreaming or spacing out. They wrongfully assume that daydreaming is not “productive” and is, therefore, a … Continue reading ABC4 Utah – Good Things Utah: What do you get when you combine Krispy Kreme and Twix?
“Social anxiety is a fear that people will scrutinize you in familiar or unfamiliar social situations and that this negative judgment will have harmful effects on you,” says Sharon Saline, PsyD, author of What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids … Continue reading CHADD ADHD Newsstand: Help Your Child Better Cope with Social Anxiety
“Most kids and adults just want their anxiety to go away NOW. As parents, we try to anticipate and cope with the fear of our child or teen by trying to protect them from the pain. I don’t know about you, but this rarely worked … Continue reading YourTango: 7 Tools For Managing Childhood Anxiety
“As another school year is winding down, many of us have welcomed our sons and daughters home from college. Whether your college kid’s home for just the summer or they are moving back in after graduating, everyone in the household will need to make adjustments. … Continue reading YourTango: 8 Simple Ways To Make Your College Kid’s Transition Home Easier — On Everyone
“Ten days after the racially-motivated shooting in Buffalo, New York at a grocery store and ten years after the unspeakable tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, Americans are once again dealing with a horrific mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas. This small community west of San Antonio will … Continue reading YourTango: How To Talk To Kids About School Shootings & Process The Grief We’re All Experiencing
“Is your tween showing signs of a first crush? Do you notice them spending more time in front of the mirror, carefully picking out just the right outfit, and doing their hair? Are they suddenly showering more often, texting with intensity, or casually dropping someone’s … Continue reading YourTango: It’s Not Just Puppy Love — 4 Things You Must Do When Your Tween Has A Crush
“It’s time to start letting go of the shame of daydreaming and be proud of being scatterbrained. Many parents and teachers are concerned when they see children or teens daydreaming or spacing out. They wrongfully assume that daydreaming is not “productive” and is, therefore, a … Continue reading YourTango: Daydreamers Are Basically Creative Geniuses — How To Harness A Wandering Mind
“Inattentive ADHD is often characterized by difficulties in keeping focused, staying organized, and following directions or conversations. These experiences may lead to a sustained pattern of losing things, careless mistakes, and mental fatigue. There are three different types of ADHD, each with differences in how … Continue reading YourTango – The 5 Most Overlooked Symptoms Of Inattentive ADHD & How To Cope With Each
“What would it be like to remove the word “failure” from any description of your parenting and replace it with “efforting”? Failure is generally defined as a lack of success. There is a finality associated with the word that doesn’t really apply to the long-haul … Continue reading MSN: The One Word You Must Remove From Your Vocabulary When Parenting Kids With ADHD
“Usually, hyperfocus happens when you’re doing an activity that you find fun or interesting, explains Sharon Saline, Psy.D., a clinical psychologist, author and speaker. But it can also happen when you’re trying to meet a deadline or work through a task you find boring, according … Continue reading ADHD Online: Understanding Hyperfocus and How to Make It Work For You
MSN: An ADHD Specialist Explains Why Female Symptoms Are Often Ignored By Professionals Until Later In Life
“Historically, ADHD was been considered a condition for rambunctious little boys who don’t listen to their teachers. However, that stereotype is based mostly upon myth. Plenty of boys with ADHD don’t disrupt class, and little girls can also have ADHD — as can adults. This … Continue reading MSN: An ADHD Specialist Explains Why Female Symptoms Are Often Ignored By Professionals Until Later In Life
YourTango: The 4-Step Process That Helps People With ADHD (And Everyone Else!) Break Free Of Bad Habits
“While some habits like engaging in daily exercise, wiping down the kitchen counters before going to bed, or laying out your clothes for the next day can be useful and even good for you, others can hold you back and fuel unwanted clutter, chaos, or … Continue reading YourTango: The 4-Step Process That Helps People With ADHD (And Everyone Else!) Break Free Of Bad Habits
YourTango: An ADHD Specialist Explains Why Female Symptoms Are Often Ignored By Professionals Until Later In Life
“Historically, ADHD was been considered a condition for rambunctious little boys who don’t listen to their teachers. However, that stereotype is based mostly upon myth. Plenty of boys with ADHD don’t disrupt class, and little girls can also have ADHD — as can adults. This … Continue reading YourTango: An ADHD Specialist Explains Why Female Symptoms Are Often Ignored By Professionals Until Later In Life
“What would it be like to remove the word “failure” from any description of your parenting and replace it with “efforting”? Failure is generally defined as a lack of success. There is a finality associated with the word that doesn’t really apply to the long-haul … Continue reading YourTango: The One Word You Must Remove From Your Vocabulary When Parenting Kids With ADHD
What can you do when your kid says “No” repeatedly? What is your child really trying to communicate? “Recently, I was in my office with Kieran, an eighth-grade boy who was complaining about being bored after school to his mom, Tara, and me. ‘There’s nothing … Continue reading YourTango: 5 Things To Try When Your Kid Says ‘No!’ To Everything
“If you’re a person with ADHD, you might find yourself in a cycle of shame. Shame for things you may have said, for not “reading a room” the way a neurotypical person might, or shame simply from a childhood where people made you feel bad … Continue reading YourTango – 5 Ways People With ADHD Can Forgive Themselves & Release Their Shame
“Do you want to learn how to talk to anyone and have better conversations? Do you ever wish that you could pause time, take back something you said, and start over? Would you like to be someone who has quick, interesting comebacks in conversations, instead … Continue reading YourTango – 10 Ways Neurodiverse Folks Can Have Deep, Thoughtful & Easy Conversations With Anyone
YourTango – Social Anxiety & ADHD: How to better manage anxiety with supportive planning and preparation
“Social anxiety is a fear that people will scrutinize you in either familiar or unfamiliar social situations, and this negative judgment will have harmful effects on you. These worries about humiliation and rejection are persistent, often last six months or more, and restrict your activities, … Continue reading YourTango – Social Anxiety & ADHD: How to better manage anxiety with supportive planning and preparation
“Metacognition is the awareness and understanding of your own thinking and thought processes with the goal of improving learning and performance. Put simply, metacognition is about how to organize your thoughts, and much more. What are your thoughts and ideas? Metacognition allows you to connect … Continue reading YourTango – The Scientific Way To Organize Your Thoughts And Get More Done
“Do you find yourself often dealing with people who don’t understand what it’s like to live with ADHD or even believe that it truly exists? Maybe it’s your friend, boss, teacher, coach, or family member. ADHD misconceptions and myths negatively impact people with ADHD and … Continue reading YourTango: 4 Common Misconceptions About ADHD That Everyone Needs To Forget (Weekly Best!)
YourTango: The Very Best Strategies to Reduce Conflict and Increase Calmness in Your Neurodiverse Kids
“Have you ever said something to your child or teen that you wished you could take back? In the heat of the moment, it’s all too easy to let our emotions take over instead of choosing our words carefully. Most parents lose their cool at … Continue reading YourTango: The Very Best Strategies to Reduce Conflict and Increase Calmness in Your Neurodiverse Kids
YourTango: 3 Steps To Achieve Tone Of Voice Awareness In Neurodiverse Families So All Members Are Comfortable And Safe
“What is a tone of voice and how does it affect neurodiverse families Neurodiverse families often struggle with emotional reactivity and verbal impulse control. Negative feelings and unpleasant words can intensify in the blink of an eye. Still, when the moments arise, it’s hard enough … Continue reading YourTango: 3 Steps To Achieve Tone Of Voice Awareness In Neurodiverse Families So All Members Are Comfortable And Safe
*A YourTango Experts Weekly Best!* “ADHD and defiance can be a tricky combination. There are so many facets to kids with ADHD. Yes, they are creative, passionate, and smart. Yes, they can also be distractible, energetic, impulsive, intense, and strong-willed. And yes, going back to … Continue reading YourTango: What You Can Do When Your Child’s ADHD And Defiance Makes You Want To Yell – Reprinted
“Just when we thought we’d turned a corner in the COVID war, the virus is rearing its ugly head for another wave. As kids go back to school, uncertainty looms once again. The Delta variant is making all of us more nervous than we might … Continue reading YourTango: Back To School With ADHD And COVID Uncertainty (Again) – Reprinted
“In “What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew,” author and psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline shares her proven roadmap that parents of children ages 6 to 18 can follow to help their child with ADHD succeed. Leaning on her experiences counseling children and their families, Saline … Continue reading Healthline – The 10 Best Books for ADHD in 2022
“Whether you’re the parent of a child recently diagnosed with ADHD or an adult seeking new methods for managing ADHD symptoms, there is a wide variety of books for ADHD available to offer you some guidance. Before you can pick up the best book for … Continue reading Healthline – The 10 Best Books for ADHD in 2021
Article by Eric Endlich, PhD and Sharon Saline, Psy.D. “Nia had been so excited to go to college. She’d been diagnosed with inattentive ADHD in eighth grade and received accommodations such as extra time on tests, preferential classroom seating and getting copies of teachers’ notes. … Continue reading College Opensource – Female Students with ADHD: How IECs Can Help
“Dr. Sharon Saline, author of What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life, joins Rachel and Steph to discuss her goal of improving the connection between parents and learners with ADHD through improving conversation. She … Continue reading Learn Smarter Podcast: Improving Family Connections with Dr. Sharon Saline (Author Series)
Incredible Edibles: 33 Mental Health Experts & Wellness Professionals Share Their #1 Tips for Dealing with Anxiety
“Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time, but for some people, anxiety can be disruptive to their daily lives or even debilitating. If you suffer from anxiety occasionally or regularly, it’s always a good idea to talk to your healthcare provider about possible treatments and … Continue reading Incredible Edibles: 33 Mental Health Experts & Wellness Professionals Share Their #1 Tips for Dealing with Anxiety
(Mass Appeal) – Getting kids ready for the return to school is not an easy task! With the nerves and the new routines, it can be a lot for a child to handle. Here with tips on making the transition back to school a smooth … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: Tips to help your kids make a smooth transition back to school
(Mass Appeal) – Summer is a time for many families to get away and enjoy time together… but planning a successful family outing can be a challenge for families with neurodiverse kids and teens. Here to help us make the process a little less daunting, … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: Planning successful summer outings with neurodiverse children
(Mass Appeal) – Setting up a successful summer for children can be a challenge… even more so if you have a child with ADHD. Here are 5 common mistakes parents make with ADHD kids and how you can overcome them. Click the logo below to … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: 5 common mistakes parents of children with ADHD make
The Peaceful Parenting Podcast – Episode 55: One Year Anniversary: My Fave Experts Give Advice To Their Younger Parent Selves
“In this very special episode of The Peaceful Parenting Podcast, I have compiled a list of advice former podcast guests have shared about what they would say to their younger parent selves.” I know you will find this episode so inspiring. I’ve created a cheat … Continue reading The Peaceful Parenting Podcast – Episode 55: One Year Anniversary: My Fave Experts Give Advice To Their Younger Parent Selves
“What do we do when our child gets an ADHD diagnosis? How do we best support a child with ADHD? As a mom of a child with ADHD, as you’ll hear in this episode, getting a diagnosis was relief and fear of the unknown all … Continue reading The Peaceful Parenting Podcast – Episode 22: Understanding ADHD with Dr. Sharon Saline
Dr. Sharon Saline joins Brendan Mahan, M.Ed., M.S. on the ADHD Essentials Podcast! “In this episode, Dr. Saline and [Brendan] talk about the effects of the pandemic on children and families. We discuss the data on mental health pre- and post-pandemic, moral injury, the effect it … Continue reading ADHD Essentials Podcast: Managing Lingering Pandemic Anxiety with Dr. Sharon Saline
Dr. Sharon Saline joins Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright on Taking Control: The ADHD Podcast! “Have you ever tried talk therapy? It can be intimidating, learning to open yourself up to a stranger, but with the right therapist, it doesn’t have to be uncomfortable for … Continue reading Taking Control, The ADHD Podcast: The ADHD Therapy Experience with Dr. Sharon Saline
Taking Control, The ADHD Podcast: Call Out Your Stinking Thinking! ADHD & Self-Compassion with Dr. Sharon Saline
Dr. Sharon Saline joins Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright on Taking Control: The ADHD Podcast! “We’d never heard of the phrase stinking thinking until Sharon Saline used it with us on the show this week. But we knew what it meant immediately. We live with it. … Continue reading Taking Control, The ADHD Podcast: Call Out Your Stinking Thinking! ADHD & Self-Compassion with Dr. Sharon Saline
Fresh Start Family Podcast: Working to Overcome Anxiety & Frustration in Kids Who Have ADHD, Autism, or Learning Disabilities
Families, are you overwhelmed with the challenges of raising a child with ADHD, autism, or learning disabilities? Or are you like so many families who are wondering if your child may be an alternative learner, but just aren’t sure? Even if you are just looking … Continue reading Fresh Start Family Podcast: Working to Overcome Anxiety & Frustration in Kids Who Have ADHD, Autism, or Learning Disabilities
How can parents support an adolescent with ADHD who is questioning their gender? Does ADHD play a role? Read on for helpful parenting strategies and resources for families parenting gender-diverse children. Click the logo below to read the article.
“There is no perfection. If you think someone is perfect, then you’re comparing your insides to their outsides, which may look very different from what they experience internally. Real is better than perfect.” Click the logo below to read the article.
Are you a current or future college student who isn’t sure how to make a strong transition to higher education? In this webinar, Dr. Sharon Saline, veteran psychologist and author of “What your ADHD child wishes you knew: Working together to empower kids for success … Continue reading CHADD Webinar | Navigating College with ADHD: Preparing for Success!
Twice-exceptional teens who are gifted with ADHD experience a vast difference between what comes easily and what is very challenging. This gap is aggravating for them — and many times confusing to their educators and caregivers. Here is how you can help. Click the logo … Continue reading ADDitude Mag: “My Gifted Teen Has ADHD — and So. Much. Frustration.”
“Students who lack adequate academic support for learning difficulties and are impulsive or inattentive have been falling behind, lacking motivation or giving up,” says Sharon Saline, Psy. D., a licensed clinical psychologist and an expert in ADHD based in Northampton, Mass. “Parents, untrained in special … Continue reading Narbis: The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Uptick in ADHD Diagnoses
Co-host Lynne Edris is joined by Dr. Sharon Saline for Shame: the Kryptonite for ADHD Motivation. Listen as they discuss how shame affects motivation for adults living with ADHD and what you can do about it. They discuss the components of motivation and what folks can do … Continue reading ADHD Talk Radio – Shame: the Kryptonite for ADHD Motivation
If you are often late for class, make friends wait twenty minutes at a cafe for you to show up, or turn in papers or projects beyond their due dates, you are not alone. Many young adults with ADHD struggle with managing time. Despite trying different … Continue reading Psychology Today – ADHD Time Warp: How to Stop Being Late, Frustrated, and Overwhelmed
“If you can be your own worst critic, and you find yourself avoiding, delaying or putting off things that you intend to do until you have the time/energy/bandwidth to do them right, this episode is for you! Dr. Sharon Saline joins co-host Lynne Edris to … Continue reading ADHD Support Talk Radio: Perfectionism, Shoulds & Adult ADHD
“Rejection sensitive dysphoria (RSD) is a buzz phrase in the ADHD world. Is it a thing? Not a thing? And what does the pink elephant paradox have to do with it? In this show, ADHD Coach Jeff Copper (www.digcoaching.com) interviews Dr. Sharon Saline on the … Continue reading Attention Talk Radio – ADHD, Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria, and the Pink Elephant Paradox
“Got ADHD? Are you a perfectionist? Have you ever thought about what it is to be a perfectionist and if you are how to deal with it? In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper (www.digcoaching.com) interviews Dr. Sharon Saline (www.drsharonsaline.com) to … Continue reading Attention Talk Radio – Perfectionism and ADHD: Obstacle or Motivation
“Got ADHD? Do you lead off conversations saying you’re sorry? How do such reflexive responses serve you? Do they take the pressure off? Are you always assuming you are wrong? Are you shaming yourself? In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper (www.digcoaching.com) interviews Dr. Sharon Saline (www.drsharonsaline.com). In the … Continue reading Attention Talk Radio – ADHD: “I’m Sorry,” a Reflexive Response
“Often, people with ADHD focus on what they think that they should do, never acknowledging what they actually do. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper (www.digcoaching.com) and Dr. Sharon Saline (www.drsharonsaline.com) will discuss the concepts of what you should do, … Continue reading Attention Talk Radio – ADHD: What You Should Do vs What You Actually Do
Getting treatment for ADHD requires using several strategies while working closely with healthcare providers, therapists, teachers, and family members. It also means adopting approaches such as school interventions, behavioral therapy, psychotherapy, coaching, and possibly medication. Perhaps most importantly, you’ll need to swap any notion of … Continue reading HealthCentral: Let’s Talk About ADHD Treatment
Dr. Sharon Saline has focused her work on ADHD, anxiety, learning differences and mental health challenges and their impact on school and family dynamics for over 30 years. She’s channeled this experience and expertise into her book, What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working … Continue reading Taking Control: The ADHD Podcast: Parenting, Anxiety, and COVID at Home with Dr. Sharon Saline
Is your teen easily discouraged? Do they avoid activities where “success” isn’t guaranteed? These signs typically point to low self-esteem, likely developed due to years of negative messaging — common among individuals with ADHD. Here’s how to help your teen overcome a fear of failure. … Continue reading ADDitude Mag: Why Does Fear of Failure Cripple My Teen with ADHD?
“A recent study in JAMA reports that roughly 10% of all kids have ADHD. That means about one in 10 children in the U.S. is dealing with this challenging condition, making it one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders children and teens face today. But … Continue reading HealthCentral: Let’s Talk About ADHD in Children
“Here’s the thing: There are no blood tests or scans or any type of online screener to accurately diagnose Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In short, sussing out ADHD is not a quick and easy process. However, with the right know-how, you can navigate this new-to-you world … Continue reading HealthCentral: Let’s Talk About How ADHD Is Diagnosed
From shows like “Grown-ish” to movies like “22 Jump Street” and “Bad Education,” ADHD medication like Ritalin and Adderall have become a mainstay in pop culture. The media has played a strong role in propagating the use of such stimulants as a performance-enhancing drug [for … Continue reading Re:Set: How Misrepresentation of Adderall in Pop Culture Impacts People With ADHD
Kids with ADHD benefit from direct tools and regular connection to improve their executive functioning skills. Parent training gives parents the techniques, strategies and confidence to empower their children and teens for success at home and school. Click logo below to read more.
People suffering from mental health conditions experience multiple emotions that change through the day daily. Support animals for them are meant to help their owners keep their emotions in check and remain calm. It helps if the animal you choose to support you is cuddly … Continue reading EsaCare: Top 3 Benefits of an Emotional Support Animal on ADHD by 14 Renowned Experts
(Mass Appeal) – Clinical Psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline from Dr.SharonSaline.com offers advice on keeping our teenagers engaged over the summer break. Click logo below to read more.
(Mass Appeal) – This pandemic has put children through a lot emotionally. Clinical Psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline, of DrSharonSaline.com, joins us with advice on finding a therapist for your child if they are struggling. Dr. Saline says first parents must determine what’s typical behavior and … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: Advice on finding the right therapist for your child
Having difficulties can be discouraging and counterproductive. Children with ADHD experience far more defeats and discouragements compared to their counterparts. It’s no surprise that promote thriving in struggling learners depends on the right support, the right tools, but above all, the right environment that conveys … Continue reading Full Prefrontal Podcast: Ep 112 Dr. Sharon Saline – Counterbalancing Patterns of Failure
Dr. Sharon Saline a clinical psychologist in private practice in Massachusetts who is a top expert in how ADHD, learning disabilities and mental health issues affect children, teens and families. Dr. Saline has worked extensively with schools on mental health issues in the classroom, interpreting … Continue reading Sheryl’s Podcouch Episode 025 – What Your Child with ADHD Wishes You Knew with Dr. Sharon Saline
Q: “The triple whammy of the pandemic, the economy, and now the protests is exhausting. Is it normal for my focus and productivity to decrease because of all this? Some days I feel overwhelmed and hopeless.” A: Let’s not beat around the bush; it is … Continue reading ADDitude Mag: ADHD Fatigue – What It Looks Like, How to Motivate
You see your teen daughter with ADHD making mistakes and want to fix things — or at least let her benefit from your lifetime of learning and insights. But she wants nothing to do with your words or advice — or you. Here’s how to … Continue reading ADDitude Mag: My ADHD Teen Always Blows Me Off — How Do I Get Through to Her?
Pandemic distress may transform from worry and sadness into anxiety and depression when ADHD brains grow frustrated and hopeless over extended isolation and uncertainty. Here, learn how to recognize and respond to troubling signs of mood disorder in your child or teen. Click logo below … Continue reading ADDitude Mag: Is My Child’s Distress Normal? Or Do We Need Help?
ADDitude Mag Free Webinar Replay: Fix My Family’s Morning Routine! Expert Solutions to Your Worst ADHD Schedule Problems
In this hour-long webinar-on-demand, learn how to fix your family’s morning routine problems with real, specific solutions, with Sharon Saline, Psy.D. Your morning routine is broken — and exhausting. Your morning routine is broken — and exhausting. Your child stays up too late and sleeps half the … Continue reading ADDitude Mag Free Webinar Replay: Fix My Family’s Morning Routine! Expert Solutions to Your Worst ADHD Schedule Problems
Nia was so excited to go to college. She’d been diagnosed with inattentive attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in eighth grade and received accommodations, such as extra time on tests, preferential classroom seating, and getting copies of teachers’ notes. An executive functioning coach helped her … Continue reading IECA Insights: Female Students With ADHD: How IECs Can Help
It’s just not the senior spring semester you pictured. No in-person ceremonies, no senior week festivities and no special celebrations. For many seniors, school is (almost) over. Instead of participating in typical end-of-the-year traditions, having meaningful goodbyes with friends, you’re closing your computers and sitting … Continue reading Psychology Today: Graduating Seniors with ADHD
Today’s episode starts with my thoughts about COVID-19, and how to respond to it. (Like ordering a bidet!) I hope you find them useful, and maybe even a little reassuring. After that, we’re talking to my friend, Dr. Sharon Saline. Dr. Saline is a licensed, clinical … Continue reading ADHD Essentials Podcast: COVID-19 & What to Do When You and Your Kids are Stuck in the House
Dr. Sharon Saline speaks about her book, What Kids With ADHD Wish You Knew and How You Can Help, as part of the Unleash Your Kid’s Genius Summit: Raise Self-Esteem in Kids Who Learn & Think Differently Watch the video at the link below!
Back this week for another podcast is Dr. Sharon Saline to discuss the topic of whether people grow out of ADHD. It is another one of those common discussions in the world of ADHD and a topic that many have different views on. Dr Saline … Continue reading Overcoming Distractions Podcast: EP 54 – Do You Grow Out of ADHD? Is It a Myth?
If you’re an ADHD parent, you can probably use all of the ADHD parenting tips that you can get. This includes ADHD parenting tips for those with ADHD kids, but also those parents who have ADHD themselves (or both!). Click logo below to read more.
We interviewed clinical psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline about what is going on for kids with anxiety, and how to foster resilience and help them learn to manage it well. Click logo below to read more.
Why does a bored kid, or the threat of a bored kid, strike fear into the hearts of parents? Part of the reason is that the attention economy (AKA Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, your smartphone) has erased boredom from adult lives. Parents forget the joy and benefits … Continue reading YourTango: 5 Reasons Why Having Bored Kids Can Be A Great Thing For Their Development
For most adults and many older teens, learning that ADHD is the root of their struggles is a relief. That’s what psychologist and author Sharon Saline, PsyD, says, following her 30 years of working with children and adults who have ADHD. For children, their reaction … Continue reading CHADD: How Does an ADHD Diagnosis Affect Self-Esteem?
ealousy is a natural emotion, but it’s also an unhealthy one. According to therapists at Psych Central, insecurity leads to envy, which then turns into jealousy, and may end in shame. In fact, these four primal emotions often overlap. Sometimes a fifth emotion is involved: … Continue reading Parentology: Teaching Your Child Not To Be Jealous
Welcome to the Parenting In The Thick Of It show – the place where you will feel heard, supported and guided through YOUR parenting challenges. If you are tired, stressed, frustrated & struggle with kids not listening/being disrespectful, difficult behaviours, social media, or have a … Continue reading Parenting in the Thick of It Podcast: Interview with Dr. Sharon Saline
Research shows that one of the biggest keys to success in therapy is a positive relationship between a client and the therapist. So if you haven’t been feeling the love at your therapy sessions lately, it may be time to move on. But it’s hard to leave someone … Continue reading HuffPost India: How To Break Up With Your Therapist And Start Over With A New One
ADHD and shame sometimes go together and for many, it’s a real struggle. This episode of Overcoming Distractions we chat with Dr. Sharon Saline a licensed clinical psychologist and one of the top experts on ADHD for both children and adults. She is also the … Continue reading Overcoming Distractions Podcast: How to combat shame when you are an adult with ADHD
” [I]n ‘What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life,’ Saline describes her past work with ADHD patients and lays out strategies for parents and children to deal with the disorder…” The Greenfield Recorder selected … Continue reading The Greenfield Recorder: Book Bag: ‘What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew’ by Sharon Saline
Feeling nervous is a natural – though certainly unpleasant – human emotion that we all experience from time to time. Although some people are more prone to nervousness than others, everyone has dealt with that pit in their stomach before a job interview, a first date, or … Continue reading Yahoo Lifestyle: Experts Explain How to Tell If Your Nerves Are Actually an Anxiety Disorder
It’s 15 minutes until the start of your first class and you can’t find your keys—again. You’re frantically searching through piles of clothes, empty bags of chips and piles of papers. You know you put them down, but where? Finally, at the last possible moment, you find … Continue reading Psychology Today: Are You Tired of Losing Things?
You’re tired. Tired of studying, tired of papers, presentations, tests and projects. But, sadly, you’re not done yet. The pressure is on to finish the semester strong. How can you muster the persistence and organization you need to get everything done while staying as sane … Continue reading Psychology Today: Finishing Your Semester Strong
When you’ve landed a steady job, whether it’s full or part-time, it’s very exciting to make and have your own money. Managing that money, though, can often be challenging. Learn how to manage your money effectively. Click logo below to read more.
Social anxiety is a common problem. As parents, it can be difficult to know when to rush in to help and when to let your child figure it out themselves. Here with advice is Dr. Sharon Saline. Click logo below to read more.
Fall is a great time to introduce new routines to your family, routines to help things run a little more smoothly. Psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline joined us with helpful tips on how to get a new routine jump started. Dr. Saline advised to aim for … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: Tips on starting a new routine with your children
Many kids, especially those with learning challenges, may need extra support navigating the shift back to school. Dr. Sharon Saline offers four tips to help get kids off on the right foot. Click logo below to read more.
Dr Sharon Saline is an expert on ADHD in children and adolescents. Her recent book What Your ADHD Child Wishes you Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids For Success in School and Life is based on her interviews of children with ADHD. It is a … Continue reading Your Anxious Child Podcast: Expert Interview with Dr. Sharon Saline
If you have ADHD, you may sense your partner is sometimes frustrated by your behavior, but you might not know exactly what’s bothering her — or what to do about it. Everyone’s different, but there are some common things like disorganization, forgetfulness, or blurting out your … Continue reading WebMD: What Is Your Non-ADHD Partner Thinking?
In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper (www.digcoaching.com) interviews Dr. Sharon Saline (www.drsharonsaline.com) on the topic of shame and negative self-talk, what is obvious about its negative implications, and the truth about it. She also shares a trick to move past … Continue reading Blog Talk Radio: ADHD Shame and Negative Self-Talk
It’s that crazy time of the year again. The time when classes are wrapping up as the semester closes and you’ve got more work than you think you can accomplish. If you’re like most college students, you’re feeling overwhelmed, if not panicked, about how you’re … Continue reading Psychology Today: Ending the Semester Strong—Going from the homestretch to the finish line
School-based interventions improve academic performance and social relationships. For high school students with ADHD who already run a higher risk for underachievement and dropping out than neurotypical kids, having support services can make all the difference. Click logo below to read more.
In today’s episode, we cover a lot of ground—everything from what a child’s emotional journey is like as he or she comes to understand and accept the way their brain is wired and the correlation between anxiety and ADHD, to how parents can help ADHD kids reduce … Continue reading Tilt Interview: Dr. Sharon Saline On What Our ADHD Kids Wish We Knew
[Dr. Sharon Saline’s] unique perspective – as a sibling in an ADHD home, combined with decades of experience as a clinical psychologist and educator/clinician consultant – assists her in guiding families and adults towards effective communication and closer connections.
“If you’re a parent or grandparent of a child with ADHD, it can be hard to get inside their head – and just know what they’re expecting. Good news, though, we had Dr. Sharon Saline, author of “What your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew,” give … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: The five things children with ADHD want you to know
Many children with ADHD are active, curious, and personable — but also unsure how, where, and when to make friends. If your child doesn’t have any close friends yet, keep in mind common maturity delays and use these strategies to build stronger social skills over … Continue reading ADDitude Magazine: How Many Friends Does My Child Need to be Happy?
When tangling with teen moods and defiance, it’s easy to forget you’re on the same team! Both you and your teen want him to succeed. Use these five strategies to avoid the dynamics that pit kids against their parents, and help no one.
Tune in to #Nonfiction4Life episode 59! In this podcast, Janet speaks with Dr. Sharon Saline about her new book “WHAT YOUR ADHD CHILD WISHES YOU KNEW: WORKING TOGETHER TO EMPOWER KIDS FOR SUCCESS IN SCHOOL AND LIFE.” In her #book, psychologist Saline shares the thoughts of kids & teenagers with #ADD and #ADHDand … Continue reading NONFICTION4LIFE: What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew
How college students with ADHD can overcome three common challenges Now that the rush of moving into dorms, finalizing schedules, and purchasing books and supplies has waned, the real work of being in college begins. For students with ADHD, in particular, this means figuring out how … Continue reading Psychology Today: Studying Tips for a Successful Semester
In this episode of the Parenting ADHD Podcast, Penny talks with Dr. Sharon Saline (August 2018) about what your child with ADHD wishes you knew, in conjunction with the release of Dr. Saline’s new book. We’re talking about how most kids feel like parents aren’t hearing … Continue reading Parenting ADHD Podcast: with Dr. Sharon Saline
YOU KNOW THE MOMENT. The moment when something goes wrong or someone says a few words that set you off. A switch has flipped and suddenly there’s a bubbling volcano of angry, negative emotions inside of you waiting to erupt. Within seconds, before you know … Continue reading Attention Magazine: What’s Up With All This Anger?
Sharon Saline knows a thing or two about what complex kids want. Read 5 Things ADHD Kids Want Parents To Do Differently (August 2018)
Good news: You don’t have to share your life story from the beginning. Read Nicole Pajer’s How To Break Up With Your Therapist And Start Over With A New One. July 2018
High schools today assume that students will receive and complete assignments in the Cloud. This means heavy computer use, and even heavier temptation for procrastination and distraction online. How can you teach your teen to manage his screen time without hovering, spying, or arguing daily? … Continue reading ADDitude Magazine: My Teen Gets Too Distracted When Doing Homework on the Computer!
“If I don’t try, I can’t fail!” and “If I can’t do it right, why bother at all?” These are common refrains I hear from ADHD kids who come into my office. What is this unwillingness to try really about? Laziness, boredom, self-criticism? No, I … Continue reading Fear of mistakes? Help your child with ADHD keep trying.
Yes, your very own, lovable tornado has returned, leaving a path of his junk in his wake. Instead of sharing the family reunion meal you’ve planned, you’re feeling disrespected again–as if no time has passed since he left in August. How can you set up … Continue reading Grown & Flown: 5 Tips for a Stress-free Summer with Your ADHD College Student
This new “normal” isn’t anything we’re accustomed to. With school closures, social distancing, working from home, job lay-offs and 24/7 family time, everybody is making huge adjustments to the massive disruption wrought by this crisis. While we adults struggle to wrap our brains around these … Continue reading Grown & Flown: Psychologist Offers 5 Ways to Help Reduce Your Family’s Stress and Anxiety
Many parents of kids with ADHD feel frustrated and dejected. In your efforts to help your son or daughter get their homework done, make it to soccer practice on time and pick up their room, no matter what you do, does it seem like nothing … Continue reading Kids In The House: The 5 Common Mistakes Parents Make with ADHD Kids and How You Can Avoid Them
ADDitude Magazine: "Dear Teen Parenting Coach: Stay calm and self-regulate when your teens test you"
ADDitude Magazine: “Dear Teen Parenting Coach: How Do I Teach My Teen to Manage Emotions?” Emotional dysregulation is an often-overlooked, but very real symptom of ADHD. If your teen struggles to control intense emotional reactions, try these practical and peaceful strategies for encouraging calm in … Continue reading ADDitude Magazine: "Dear Teen Parenting Coach: Stay calm and self-regulate when your teens test you"
Listen to AttentionTalk Radio: Understand ADHD Kids Who Don’t Understand Themselves. (May 2018)
Attention Different: “NON-ADHD SIBLINGS w/Dr. Sharon Saline” Today we interview Dr. Sharon Saline and discuss what it’s like for siblings in families where one sibling has ADHD and the other does not. Often times the focus is placed on what is going on for the … Continue reading Attention Different: "NON-ADHD SIBLINGS w/Dr. Sharon Saline"
In this webinar recording (April 2018) from ADDA, Dr. Saline will teach you how to decide if you need a therapist and easy ways to find one who fits you best. With the many options of coaching, counseling, therapy and online support groups, it can … Continue reading ADDA: Do You Need A Therapist For ADHD
ADDA: Webinar Recording – "Do You Need a Therapist for ADHD: How to Find One & How to Tell If They Really Know About ADHD"
ADDA: Webinar Recording – “Do You Need a Therapist for ADHD: How to Find One & How to Tell If They Really Know About ADHD” In this webinar, you will learn how to decide if you need a therapist and easy ways to find one … Continue reading ADDA: Webinar Recording – "Do You Need a Therapist for ADHD: How to Find One & How to Tell If They Really Know About ADHD"
ADDitude Magazine: “Dear Teen Parenting Coach: How Can We Grant Her More Independence When She Makes Such Bad Decisions?” Emotional dysregulation is an often-overlooked, but very real symptom of ADHD. If your teen struggles to control intense emotional reactions, try these practical and peaceful strategies … Continue reading ADDitude Magazine: "How Can We Grant Her More Independence When She Makes Such Bad Decisions?"
ADDitude Magazine: “Dear Teen Parenting Coach: How Can I Help My Teen Learn to Mute His ADHD Brain at Bedtime?” All teens want more independence. Unfortunately, for many teens with ADHD, granting independence can lead to poor decisions — particularly if the medication isn’t working … Continue reading ADDitude Magazine: "How Can I Help My Teen Learn to Mute His ADHD Brain at Bedtime?"
ADDitude Magazine: “Dear Teen Parenting Coach: How Can We Stop Our Teen’s After-School Explosions?” When ADHD meds wear off, teenagers can switch from calm and collected to angry, rude, and defiant. Here, our Teen Parenting Coach explains how parents can prepare for this post-medication crash, … Continue reading ADDitude Magazine: "How Can We Stop Our Teen’s After-School Explosions?"
Are you pulling your hair out trying to think of ways to reduce your frustration and improve your child’s cooperation? Do you wonder why charts, reminders and incentives don’t seem to get your kids to do the stuff they need to do, especially when they … Continue reading ImpactADHD: 5 Steps to Improve Cooperation with Your Kids with ADHD
This month’s blog is actually an interview that I had with the team at ImpactADHD. com. It focuses on building resilience and competency as a way to help ADHD kids manage their anxiety. Check it out! http://impactadhd.com/manage-emotions-and-impulses/kids-with-anxiety/
Despite our best intentions, it seems like most families are frequently more stressed by the holiday season that they would like. Between our regular responsibilities of work, parenting and other life tasks, we now add shopping for gifts, planning family celebrations, attending holiday parties and … Continue reading Reduce Holiday Overwhelm–Simplify!
Interview w/ Maggie Wray Ph.D: Unstoppable Teens | Helping teens develop the skills they need Click logo below to listen.
Creating Incentives that Work: How to do you get your child or teen to do things around the house? Do you ask your daughter nicely to set the table at first but then resort to yelling when she won’t get off her phone? Do you calmly … Continue reading Creating incentives that work
Over the years, I have noticed that many, many ADHD kids seem to have trouble with writing. While some kids like it because it is a venue for expressing their many ideas quickly and creatively, others despise it because getting even a few words on … Continue reading Change Writing Challenges into Writing Successes
It’s that holiday time of the year again. In all of the hustle and bustle to plan get togethers, shop for presents, wrap them and prepare festive meals, we sometimes are just too busy to stop and consider the blessings in our lives. I am not talking … Continue reading Avoid holiday stress: Practice gratitude with your ADHD child
Parents often ask me for the keys to raise their ADHD kids into effective, happy adults. Sometimes it’s hard for them to see that the struggles of today will eventually transform into the successes of tomorrow. Between the daily reminders about organization, homework completion, doing … Continue reading Frustrated and fed up? Use the the 5 C’s of ADHD Parenting!
MCPAP: More than Prescribing: Five Ways Primary Care Providers Can Help Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Their Families
MCPAP: More than Prescribing: Five Ways Primary Care Providers Can Help Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Their Families Anne* and her husband, Victor, came into my office for an initial parent visit looking tired and worried. Their daughter, Olivia, aged 9, had … Continue reading MCPAP: More than Prescribing: Five Ways Primary Care Providers Can Help Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Their Families
Watch Dr. Saline discuss ADHD parenting with Annie Fox, on Annie’s podcast “Family Confidential – Secrets of Successful Parenting.” What do you do if your child has ADHD? Is your child hyperactive, or just energetic? Dr. Saline offers thoughtful advice and parenting tips.