Jessica McCabe, speaker and host of How to ADHD
If you haven’t been introduced to Jessica McCabe yet, allow us.  She is a YouTube personality, best known as the host for the YouTube channel How to ADHD. It is an outstanding selection of videos tackling topics of interest to her fellow “brains”-those with ADHD or those who know someone with ADHD. She gave a TedX Talk called Failing at Normal- An ADHD Success Story speaking about her life with ADHD. At times emotional, it
Sad boy sitting on a window sill
When a child is diagnosed with a learning disability, it’s not unusual to worry about the academic struggles that the child may be facing but what about the emotional struggles? Rachel Ehmke, managing editor at the Child Mind Institute, has written a wonderfully insightful piece about how to support the emotional needs of kids with learning disabilities. Children with learning disabilities often have anxiety, stress, sadness and low self-esteem. They need you and they need
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Lady lays wide awake in bed
If you are someone with ADHD, you understand the challenge of getting to sleep. You want to sleep, you’re ready to sleep but once your head hits the pillow, you suddenly have a running commentary going on in your head. It can be all of the things that happened in the day, or all of the things you think will happen tomorrow. The harder you try to sleep, the more frustrated you become. What if
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Every spring it’s the same thing. I walk through the house and decide it is time to purge. I do a complete overhaul of each and every room, examining what I truly can’t part with and the practical stuff we need vs the items that just sit and collect dust or never get used. I generally feel pretty good once it’s all done. Still, the process can be a hard one. In January, CADDAC (Centre
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Parents playing on the floor building a wooden train track with their children
As parents and caregivers, we are busy people. So it is a wonderful moment when we come across some quick and easy play ideas that help support children in their development like the ones found at Play & Learn. Play & Learn is a website designed to enhance learning through play. It was developed by the Infant and Child Health Lab (INCH) and the Division of e-Learning Innovation (DeLI) and offers expert reviewed games and
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