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Children and teens with ADHD, learning disabilities, or certain related disorders benefit enormously from occupational therapy. But since a trained occupational therapist is not always accessible or affordable, here are 6 OT-honed tools that parents can use at home to foster independence and improve their child’s success rates at school and in life.

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We are delighted that the National Council for Special Education (NCSE) will be giving us an overview of their service along with taking your questions/queries/comments on the night! They will be bringing a full-team along with an expert available on primary school, another on secondary school and a SENO!

Angus Walker, ITV correspondent, has written about his ADHD diagnosis which explains his difficult behaviour earlier in his life

A casual chat with a doctor led to finding out why my life has been at times chaotic, troubled and difficult. He was nodding away at my answers as he asked about my childhood. Was I often in trouble at school ? Yes. Often in detention? Yes. Always being told off? Yes.

Hyperactivity and impulsivity can be misread as aggression. Here are steps to take if your child has been called a bully.

People with ADHD need to be intentional about how we manage our time and plan our days. But we also need more than structure alone. A friend recently asked if I still take medication for my ADHD, or if I’ve learned to manage it with extra structure and planning. This illustrates an important misconception: that we manage ADHD’s effects either by changing our brain or by using external coping mechanisms. Most of us need a little of both.

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