Special Time With Your Child

It can be hard to find special moments to share with your child when you’re in the thick of raising him or her. There’s always some issue that needs attention – finishing homework, cleaning up rooms, fighting with brothers or sisters… the list is endless! Here are some helpful pointers on how to create special…

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What if All Institutions Copied the Google Model?

At Google, the employees allot 20 percent of their work time to brainstorming novel ideas. In 2005, 50 percent of the new products launched by Google were conceived during this brief period of time. People with ADHD are known to be very creative and “out-of-the-box” thinkers…perfect brainstormers! What if all institutions/companies/schools followed the Google example…

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How to Help Your Non-ADHD Child

The non-ADHD sibling (NAS) often feels as though the ADHD sibling gets more attention, even though some of it may be negative. As a result, other children in your family may feel resentment toward the ADHD sibling, or feel they need to act out or mimic the sibling’s behavior in order to get your attention.…

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Top 15 Tips for Parents

Raising kids is a fulfilling and frustrating experience all at the same time. When you add ADHD into the mix, it heightens both sides of the coin. Here are some helpful tips that parents can use to navigate through some of the normal challenges that come with raising a kid with ADHD: Educate yourself about…

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Is Your ADHD Child Always at Fault?

Many parents believe that they should punish their child when they misbehave at school. It has been shown that punishment is not an effective way to change a behavior or get a child to do what you want, especially in children with ADHD. When a child misbehaves, natural and/or logical consequences are the best way…

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When Is It More Than ADHD?

Research shows that up to 30% of children with ADHD may also be on the Autism Spectrum. Diagnosing both disorders can prove challenging, since both are developmental disorders that affect children in the areas of communication, social interaction, and behavior. Because of these similar features, this dual-diagnosis often goes undiagnosed and therefore untreated, which can…

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ADHD & Addictions

It is common for adults with untreated ADHD to struggle with addictions as a way to cope with the chaos in their lives. These addictive tendencies can include overuse of alcohol, drugs, shopping, eating, etc., and can be the cause of even more problems and challenges for those with untreated ADHD. Roya understands the complex…

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Understanding ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD impacts an individual’s executive functioning skills like organization, time management, planning and initiative. But, that doesn’t mean every individual faces the same struggles or has the same goals when they begin ADHD coaching. It affects individuals of all ages creates frustrating and often misunderstood difficulties challenges. For children and teens,…

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Are You Tired of Job Hopping?

Time after time the career coaching clients I work with tell me the same story: they have been choosing the wrong jobs or positions all their lives. These are all bright, talented, creative individuals, but they dread going to work every day and eventually end up either resigning or getting fired! Some have been diagnosed…

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Conversation with KNSD TV San Diego about Student Molestation Allegations

Talking with KNSD TV San Diego about student molestation allegations at Hamilton Elementary School in City Heights.

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