Trauma Often Looks Like ADHD in Our Students

Date: November 28th, 2018

Kid getting distracted easily? Is it ADHD? Or could it be trauma?

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Anxious to AVOID?

Date: September 1st, 2018

How can you tell when a kid with an anxiety disorder is avoiding?

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Behaviors Have REASONS

Date: August 25th, 2018

Why is a kid giving you a behavior? Here are the questions I ask myself to find out.

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Why Reflecting on ‘My Behavior Choice’ Doesn’t Always Work for a Kid

Date: August 8th, 2018

It’s very tempting to ask a kid to fill out a form evaluating a poor behavior choice, but does it work?

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How to Pay Attention When You Can’t But Must

Date: June 27th, 2018

The problems is distractions, right? So here’s how to handle distractions!

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Don’t Do the WRONG Thing When a Kid with ADHD is Failing Math!!!

Date: June 17th, 2018

You say no one knows how to help the ADHD kid who’s failing math? Yes we do!!!

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I’ll Do Anything to Get My Class Back on Track

Date: June 6th, 2018

When kids start to unravel, well, I get creative! IT WORKS!

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Rewards Can Backfire!

Date: December 26th, 2017

I’d be careful about giving extra time on technology as a reward to a kid with low SEL skills!

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Behavior: Got a Frequent Flyer?

Date: November 8th, 2017

If you don’t have a protocol ready, a Frequent Flyer can easily bring your instruction to a halt.

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Behavior: autism & social skills

Date: July 20th, 2016

Often we feel that it’s not “normal” for a child to only have a few friends. But some children have a hard time making friends, especially if they are on the autistic spectrum. We should help these kids to be successful who they are. Watch this video for more.

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