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Lessons I Learned From Being Bullied (And You Can, Too – Without Actually Having To Be Bullied)

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

(And You Can, Too. Without Actually Having To Be Bullied.) His name was Charles Philip. That’s not his real name. His real name was Steve Markham. That’s not true, either. The name doesn’t matter. It’s not that I don’t want to embarrass him—I’m not even sure he’s still alive. It’s that he represents every person who ever bullied me, from Grade 3 to last summer…

Rick
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Tips For Teaching Kids With ADHD

By Team TotallyADD

The beginning of school is a huge transition for everyone involved, but especially for children who have ADHD. As teachers of children with a range of attention difficulties, we’d like to share with you some strategies we use to make this transition go as smoothly as possible.

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How to Survive “Back to School” With ADHD

By Team TotallyADD

BY ELAINE TAYLOR-KLAUS
Trick Question: who is school harder for? 1) A kid with ADHD. 2) The parent of a kid with ADHD. 3)The parent of a kid with ADHD who also has ADHD. Answer: YES! Any way you look at it, “back to school time” is a stress factory waiting to happen, regardless of whomever in your house is challenged (and gifted) with ADHD…

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Find Your Village

By Team TotallyADD

As parents, we tend to rely on the support of our “village” to help us raise our kids. We appreciate the give and take of a local support network. “Can I drop that off for you on my way home?” “Can you pick up this child for me?” It’s a kind of a dance. We learn to ask for help, and depend on each other. But sometimes – all too often – your village doesn’t quite know what to do with your ADHD child, or with you. You find yourself bouncing from village to village, or sitting on the outside, looking for a way to fit in…

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