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5 Common Misinterpretations of ADHD Behavior

by Sandra Rief Even when we are fully aware that a child/teen has ADHD – a neurobiological (brain-based) disorder, it is easy to misinterpret the behaviors we observe.  Here are 5 common behaviors of students with ADHD, the incorrect assumptions often made by teachers, and the reality of what is most likely the underlying cause(s) of […]

Home Rewards and Positive Reinforcers for Kids with ADHD

by Sandra Rief Adapted from Sandra’s books: The ADD/ADHD Checklist: A Practical Reference for Parents & Teachers, 2nd edition (2008), and How to Reach & Teach Children with ADD/ADHD, 2nd edition (2005), published by Jossey-Bass/Wiley.   Children with ADHD (who struggle with self-control and self-management), receive a disproportionate amount of negative interactions to positive inteactions […]