Interesting New Treatment Idea for Treating ADHD

Here is something interesting, and a possible opportunity for you and your family.Last year I had the opportunity to consult with the Akili Interactive team as they prepared to introduce their new program, Endeavor™- A Digital Attention Treatment. It is designed to help parents support their kids with ADHD. During my three days with them, … Read more

Meet Cindy Goldrich: Voyage Denver’s Most Inspiring Stories

Cindy Goldrich ADHD Parent Coach

I was recently featured in Voyage Denver magazine’s Most Inspiring Stories! Read the full article here where I discuss my journey, what I do, and why I do it. Meet Cindy Goldrich: Voyage Denver’s Most Inspiring Stories “My message is always the same. Help all children understand how their unique brain works, how they can learn … Read more

Addressing the Link Between Learning Differences and Anxiety & Depression

depression and ADHD

Last month I took part in a panel discussion at the Innovative Learning Conference in San Mateo, California. This conference brought together top people in the fields of learning, neuroscience, and clinical practice, including Ned Hallowell, Thomas Brown, Akihiko Takahashi, and Adam Gazzaley. Following our panel discussion, we collaborated to answer some of the questions … Read more

What is Involved in Getting an Evaluation for ADHD and Learning Disabilities?

ADHD Evaluation

Now that the school year is in full swing, I am often asked by parents if they should seek an evaluation for their child to address concerns that either they have or that someone at their child’s school has raised. I have asked a licensed psychologist, Dr. Cynthia Johnson, if she could answer a few … Read more

How Can Occupational Therapy Help My Child with ADHD?

Occupational therapy ADHD

Occupational therapy can be a great addition to your child’s treatment team for managing the symptoms of Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Like other disciplines that may be involved in your child’s care, an occupational therapists’ goal is to empower children with ADHD and teach them the skills they need to be confident, independent and … Read more

ADHD Is Absolutely Treatable

ADHD Treatment Options

Russell Barkley, recognized authority on ADHD, gave a powerful keynote presentation at the November 2018 International Conference on ADHD titled Advances in Understanding the Symptoms of ADHD.  He outlined the numerous and potential serious impairments that ADHD can have on major life activities. When not properly treated and managed, people with ADHD do not learn to … Read more

What Makes Waking Up So Difficult for People with ADHD

waking up ADHD

In a previous article, What makes sleep so difficult for kids with ADHD, We explored the difficulties that children and adolescents may have with falling asleep.  As we have mentioned in many sessions with parents and professionals, research shows that between 25 and 50% of people with ADHD have clinically reported sleep difficulties. These can be … Read more

12 Things Kids with ADHD Would Like Their Teachers to Know

Teaching kids with ADHD

Here is an excellent resource that Eileen Bailey wrote several years ago called “12 Things Kids with ADHD Would Like Their Teachers to Know”. Feel free to print it and share it.  I have included a PDF for your convenience. 12 Things Kids with ADHD Would like Their Teachers to Know 12 Things Kids with ADHD … Read more