I am NOT a doctor nor do I ever plan to be but I have learned a lot about ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) by having a child who has been diagnosed with it. There are several different type of it, some signs show up earlier than others. What I do know is that living […]
When Family Doesn’t Understand ADHD & Asperger’s
Since my son was in preschool I noticed he was a lot less verbal and reverted to biting and mischief. His behavior posed a red flag for speech and language delay and I immediately had him evaluated by CPSE (Committee on Preschool Education). When I chose this route I was confronted with some backlash from […]
The Best Advocate For My Public School Child!
Three weeks into school and as a parent and teacher I have been pretty busy. My son who has ADHD and in 4th grade had had me a nervous wreck. Why? Well, I am back in the classroom after a leave of absence in January and I am not as accessible as I was when […]
His Health Was Our Priority
As the Director of the preschool he attended, I was a witness to everything. I remember peering into the camera, watching him in his classroom, and every so often I would stop what I was doing and just stare in disbelief thinking, “is this my child?”. I knew that his behavior wasn’t appropriate but I […]