For parents of school-age children, 2020 has brought a variety of challenges. In many cases, these challenges are exacerbated if the child has ADHD. Many parents have been, by necessity, forced to add teacher and school counselor roles to their daily activities - alongside their day job - while still being a parent. It can be daunting, especially if your child’s ADHD diagnosis is a recent one. Recently I spoke with Penny Williams for an episode of her podcast where we shared a number of tips for parents who find themselves struggling in the current conditions, and are perhaps low on resources. I really enjoyed speaking with Penny, and if you have the time I encourage you to give it a listen. If you just need some key take-aways, here are several things you can do to help your child while they strive to work under unusual learning conditions:
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There are many different resources that can be used to teach children good habits. One of the most effective ways to do so, is by using charts and checklists. Why? This provides a visual way for your child to take responsibility in completing their everyday tasks. As adults, most of us find small satisfaction in crossing off a daunting task on our to-do list or an event in our planner. In the same way, your child will have a sense of ownership and accomplishment as they check off their daily tasks. Not only are charts and checklists a great practice for your child to grow in responsibility, but they also provide visual reminders of those accomplishments for you as a parent. Instead of having to constantly remind your child of the tasks at hand, they will have a physical reminder of the tasks expected of them throughout the day. These visuals come in various forms based on your lifestyle, the age of your child, and the activities that your child participates in.
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Is your child struggling to stay motivated during this time of virtual learning? With all of the chaos going on in the world today, it's hard for anyone to remain motivated, which is why it's so important to create a safe space for your child to learn. As a family, you have already endured the major change of virtual learning, so why not make the most of it! Here are 6 steps you can take to create the perfect virtual learning space for your student.
Topics: Virtual Learning
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It is not a secret that this year has changed most, if not all, of our daily comforts and routines. Who would have thought that a facemask would be on your mental list of things to grab before you run out the door or that the school year would look drastically different for your kids? As you adjust to these new changes, we want to make adjustments with you. Our goal as a company has always been to provide hope and support to you and this year is no exception to that goal. Many of you have used Revibe Connect mainly in the classroom, so we want to share with you the best ways to use the device virtually!
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There are so many memes and gifs these days about how our lives have changed over the last few months. They are funny, accurate, and sad all at the same time...because the only thing certain right now is uncertainty.
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If you’re like most of today’s savvy consumers, you want the best products — particularly when shopping for your children. You spend time scouring reviews, looking critically to make sure that the product is effective and reliable.