Exploring commonalities amongst diverse neurotypes I’ve been exploring as many divergent neurotypes as possible, in particular those that commonly co-occur with autism and ADHD (my neurotypes). I’m not dyslexic, and I’m not an expert on dyslexia, but ADHD and autism are my special interests. I want to learn as much as possible about their comorbid conditions because manyContinue reading “Links Between Dyslexia & ADHD”
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Twice Exceptionality (2e): Gifted is not the same as high-achieving Have you seen memes and videos on social media about “gifted kid burnout”? I was that kid, and so was my son at the ripe old age of 7 years old. It’s not what you think. My son was reading chapter books at age sixContinue reading “Why Gifted Kid Burnout Is A Thing”
Are you seeing your child struggling in school, yet the school doesn’t feel it’s “that bad“? I grow weary of hearing comments along the lines of “they’re not struggling enough to qualify for resources.” Based on whose measure of “struggling“? If a parent is expressing a concern, then the child is obviously struggling in some way,Continue reading “Struggling in School?”
Seven (of the many) ways in which ADHD is about so much more than difficulty sitting still. Originally posted August 13, 2020 “But he can focus on things he enjoys for hours at a time!” That was my own reaction when the school psychologist gently suggested that we learn more about ADHD to see ifContinue reading “7 Ways ADHD is Misunderstood”