It may not feel like it quite yet, but now’s the time to start thinking about summer activities for your kids. If you have a child with ADHD, you’ll especially want to make sure to plan a summer filled with fun and activities. Here with … Continue reading 22 NEWS Mass Appeal: How to start planning summer camps and activities for your children
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22 News Mass Appeal: Tips to help your kids avoid getting overwhelmed during the holidays
Our brains can only process so much information at one time and it’s especially hard for kids with or without ADHD to manage themselves with holiday activities. In fact, it’s often tough for adults who have their own triggers and family issues to deal with. How can … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: Tips to help your kids avoid getting overwhelmed during the holidays
Romper.com: The AAP’s Advice For Choosing The Best Toys For Your Kids: Go Old-School
Dr. Sharon Saline, Psy.D., clinical psychologist, previously explained to Romper that “while electronic toys can be compelling and educational with their lights, sounds, letters, numbers, and moving images, they don’t foster two important aspects of play for young children: imagination and connection.”
Psychology Today: Do the Holidays Make You Nervous? How to reduce social anxiety in teens and young adults with ADHD
How can you make it through this holiday season with more ease and less anxiety? Sharon Saline, Psy.D., a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice, is a top expert in how ADHD, learning disabilities and mental health issues affect children, teens and families. She discusses … Continue reading Psychology Today: Do the Holidays Make You Nervous? How to reduce social anxiety in teens and young adults with ADHD
ADDitude Magazine: How Many Friends Does My Child Need to be Happy?
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?
Washington Post: Why it’s so hard to get kids’ attention, according to science (and what to do about it)
Sharon Saline, a clinical psychologist and author of the book “What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew,” says parents should make sure they have their child’s full attention using what she calls the Rule of Three: Get close and say their name, make eye contact, … Continue reading Washington Post: Why it’s so hard to get kids’ attention, according to science (and what to do about it)
Fatherly: How to Talk to Kids About Rich People
When talking to kids about rich people, you’re teaching them not only about money but about justice — and, by extension, injustice too. Read How to Talk to Kids About Rich People (July 2018)
Grown & Flown: Psychologist Offers 5 Ways to Help Reduce Your Family’s Stress and Anxiety
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
Romper: "Why Simple Toys Are Better For Your Kids Is Honestly Magic"
Romper: “Why Simple Toys Are Better For Your Kids Is Honestly Magic” For parents, decision fatigue is a real thing. From sun-up (or earlier, if you have my kids) to sun-down, you’re constantly making decisions for the little people in your life with the intentions … Continue reading Romper: "Why Simple Toys Are Better For Your Kids Is Honestly Magic"
ADDitude Magazine: Webinar – You’ve Got This! Motivating Teens Without Threats or Arguments
ADDitude Magazine: Webinar – You’ve Got This! Motivating Teens Without Threats or Arguments In this hour-long webinar-on-demand, learn tips for motivating teenagers with Sharon Saline, Psy.D. Click logo below to read more.