Table of Contents

Organized chaos, a.k.a., an easier way to find specific topics.

I write about several different topics, but the most common subject areas are:

  1. Parenting
  2. ADHD and Neurodiversity
  3. Education and Child Advocacy
  4. Disabilities
  5. Psychology and Mental Health

My Recommended Readings:

My Reading Recommendations — the best and most informative books about ADHD & Parenting

Stories about Parenting and Childhood

The Benefits of Wondering Out Loud

Lucky versus Unlucky Behaviours

Preparing for Back to School

Me and My Mini-Me

Stop Calling Children Defiant

Set your Child up for Summer Camp Success

Why I’m Actually Okay with My Son Calling Me Out

Power Trips Lead to Power Struggles

Pandemic Parenting: Am I Doing This Right?

Helping Your Child Thrive During Remote Learning

The Power of Validation

Help with Challenging Behaviour in Children

My ADHD 2e Booklist

Positive Parenting and the Perils of Punishment

Kinder, More Effective Alternatives to Punishment

Punishing Unwanted Behaviour Just Makes it Worse

Punishments Don’t Teach Skills

Punishment Does Not Work

Stories About Neurodiversity and Mental Health

What is Neurodiversity?

My Fellow ADHDers: We Do Not Struggle With Object Permanence

How Executive Functions Matter in Daily Living

ADHD and Comorbid Conditions

Support Needs, Not Labels

Clumsy, or is it ADHD?

ADHD Medication Trials

Discovering My Neurodiversity Helped Me Rediscover My Passion

Loud Introverts Unite (Social Anxiety and Sensory Processing Sensitivity)

And Then There Were 2(e): My Journey of Self-Discovery

ADHD Qualities of a Successful Entrepreneur

Code Switching and Masking

Impulsivity: It’s a Neurodivergent Thing.

ADHD Puts us at Greater Risk for Addictions

Why Camping is So Good for my ADHD Brain

ADHD, Actually: The Struggle is Real

My ADHD was Misdiagnosed as a Personality Disorder

I was Masking for So Long, I Lost Myself

The Five Stages of Diagnosis

Why Rejection is More Painful with ADHD

The History of ADHD

ADHD: Justice Warriors

Stereotypes Harm Children with ADHD

ADHD: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

A Diagnosis is More Than Just a Label

My Child was Just Diagnosed, Now What?

Myths and Misconceptions About ADHD

It’s My First Time… Neuroqueering

My ADHD 2e Booklist

Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash

Education and Child Advocacy Stories

Behaviour Management Programs are Out-Dated and Ableist

Back to School: The Final Count Down

Suspensions do More Harm than Good

Inclusion Benefits ALL Students

Support Needs, Not Labels

Lucky versus Unlucky Behaviours

How to be an Effective Advocate for your Child

Preparing for Back to School

Treating Your Child’s ADHD Has Nothing To Do With School

What “Inclusive Education” Really Means

Cultivating Inclusive Classrooms

Planning for Neurodiverse Students

Helping Your Child Thrive During Remote Learning

Is Your Child’s IEP Unintentionally Useless?

Thinking Outside the Box: Challenging the Status Quo

What To Do When The School Keeps Calling

Is Your Child Struggling While Their School Denies Services?

Gifted Education IS Special Education

Children with Disabilities are NOT an Afterthought

Local Education Policy Stories

Manitoba Education Needs Stronger Legislation

Manitoba Education’s SSP Handbook Needs An Upgrade

Disabilities and Advocacy

Have Hearing Aid, Will Travel

Everything is on a spectrum

New*: Psychology

How Executive Functions Matter in Daily Living

ADHD and Comorbid Conditions

This is (probably) not an exhaustive list, to see all of my stories, please follow me at

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About Me — Jillian

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Published by Neurodiversity MB

Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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