Blog Posts

Struggle to Success: The Power of ADHD Coaching

Struggle to Success ADHD Coaching

ADHD Coaching can make such a positive difference for high school and college students, helping them go from struggling to success. We have seen it time and time again. Samantha was a high school student struggling to keep up with her classes. She felt that she was always behind, and her grades were suffering. She … Read more

Train All Teachers About ADHD Challenges

Train All Teachers About ADHD Challenges blog 8.17.23

It is time to train ALL teachers on how to Understand and Support Students with ADHD, Executive Dysfunction, and Behavioral Challenges. Teachers and their students deserve it. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 9.8% of school-age children have been diagnosed with ADHD.  Most of these children are educated in the general education classroom, … Read more

Six Benefits of Parent-Centered Coaching

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Parenting is hard. Parenting neurodiverse children is even harder. I have helped thousands of parents turn their chaotic, stressful homes into ones where love, connection, and compassion have helped their children thrive and the whole family enjoy happiness and peaceful times. When children are struggling with the very real challenges that accompany ADHD, it is … Read more

Alternative Treatments for ADHD

Lions mane ADDitude article 6.2.23

Parents often ask me about alternative treatments for ADHD. I am sharing this article from my colleagues and highly respected practitioners Dr. Ari Tuckman and Dr. Stephanie Sarkis.  It speaks to both the science and the research of these often-used alternatives. The Truth About Lion’s Mane, Psychedelics & Caffeine People with ADHD increasingly consider unconventional … Read more

Becoming a Parent Coach

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A while back, I was a guest on Sean McCormick’s, Earn More Tutoring podcast, where we discussed my coaching model and how I began training others to be ADHD Parent Coaches.

We also discuss the progression of how PTS Coaching began and grew. There are many good takeaways if you have a coaching or tutoring business that you are getting off the ground.

LISTEN HERE

I have had so many participants of my Calm and Connected© parent workshop want to take their passion and train to support other parents.  Through my ADHD Parent Coach Academy, I train therapists, educators, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, and parents whose children have now launched into adulthood.

If you have any questions about becoming an ADHD Parent Coach, please get in touch with me:
You can call me at 516.398.9934.

Or, if you prefer, please use this link to set up a good time for us to speak: http://bit.ly/PTScalendar

I’m looking forward to talking with you.

Best,
Cindy

Keep It Real Online Campaign – Brilliant!

Keep it Real Online

The New Zealand government has been stepping up its efforts to educate citizens about online safety. Their Keep It Real Online campaign focuses on protecting children and young people by providing helpful tips and advice to their parents and caregivers. The intent was to create a campaign that wouldn’t just bring awareness to the specific issues … Read more

TIME MANAGEMENT – IT’S A FAMILY AFFAIR!

Time Management -It's a Family Affair 2023

CREATE PEACE OF MIND, REDUCE STRESS, AHHHH… Effective time management skills are essential to all adults and children. From scheduling and managing after-school activities to homework to chores… oh, and your life, too. Day-to-day demands can become overwhelming and create an atmosphere of constant stress. Who doesn’t want a calmer, more efficient morning, a less … Read more

Dystinct Magazine – ADHD in the Classroom

Teachers and related Professionals want to help children but don’t always have the necessary knowledge or resources. I was asked to contribute an article to Dystinct Magazine. In the article, I offer specific strategies that teachers and related professionals can use to support their students with ADHD in the classroom. In addition to the strategies I outline in … Read more

Talking to Your Child About ADHD Medication

ADHD & Medication

One of the most commonly prescribed treatments for ADHD is stimulant medication, such as methylphenidate (Ritalin) or amphetamines (Adderall). However, for children who have never taken ADHD medication, the prospect of starting stimulant medication can be overwhelming and confusing. Parents often ask me how they can best prepare their children to take ADHD stimulant medication … Read more

ADHD and ODD

ADHD & ODD

What is the relationship between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)? Parents often reach out to me for support when their otherwise bright, wonderful children behave in ways they find challenging, disrespectful, and unproductive. Understandably, they want more calm and compliance – not to mention less arguing and stress!  After all … Read more

Consistent Parenting and Setting Limits

Being Consistent and Following Through As a consistent parent who sets limits and boundaries, you can help your child feel safe and confident. When a child or teen knows that you will follow through on your word they will have a sense of boundaries and will know what to expect. Does this sound like you? … Read more