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Kids with ADHD have the ability to excel academically, but getting there often requires strategic planning and a collaborative approach. Here are ten ways you, as parents, can play an essential role in helping your child achieve success in school. 2) Collaborate with TeachersUnderstanding your child’s unique challenges is critical. Engage in an ongoing dialogue […]

1. Inattentiveness in School If your child consistently struggles to focus on their school tasks, this could be a red flag for ADHD. While occasional inattention is normal, a persistent inability to concentrate might require evaluation. 2. Hyperactivity Frequent fidgeting, inability to sit still, and excessive restlessness may point towards hyperactivity, a common ADHD symptom. […]

OverviewAttention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, commonly known as ADHD, is a longstanding disorder affecting a large number of children, often persisting into their adult years. This disorder manifests as a combination of enduring challenges like sustained inattention, heightened activity, and impulsiveness. Children diagnosed with ADHD frequently encounter issues with self-esteem, social relationships, and academic performance. While the symptoms […]

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting both adults and children, although it’s commonly diagnosed in childhood. The range of symptoms varies from individual to individual, but if you’re concerned that your child may be struggling with ADHD, you’re in the right place. Adhddoctor, a specialized clinic in Laois, Ireland, offers expert […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has long been associated with outdated stereotypes, especially when it comes to gender. Historically, autism was perceived as a condition predominantly affecting men and boys. However, recent revelations and research have highlighted the experiences of autistic women and girls, challenging these misconceptions. Note: This blog post is inspired by content from […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects communication, behavior, and social interactions. While there’s no medical test to diagnose ASD, observing behaviors remains the most reliable method. Here’s a detailed checklist to help identify signs of ASD in children and adults. 1. Understanding the M-CHAT-R TestThe Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers, […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) presents a unique set of communication challenges. For parents, educators, and caregivers, understanding these challenges is the first step towards fostering meaningful interactions. Here are some insights and strategies to enhance communication with autistic children. In conclusion, while autistic children might communicate differently, with patience, understanding, and the right strategies, they […]

Autism, a neurodevelopmental condition, presents a unique set of communication challenges. Whether you’re a parent, teacher, colleague, or friend, understanding these challenges can pave the way for more meaningful interactions. Here are some essential tips to enhance your communication with autistic individuals. Incorporating these tips can significantly enhance your interactions with autistic individuals, fostering understanding […]

In a society that is continuously evolving to become more inclusive and understanding, education plays a pivotal role. The Open Training College, recognizing the need for specialized training in autism support, offers a Certificate in Autism, Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Supports. This course is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to […]

In 2023, the Irish Society for Autism celebrates a remarkable milestone — 60 years of relentless service and advocacy for autistic individuals and their families in Ireland and globally. Established in 1963, the society has been a cornerstone in the autism community, providing information, establishing residential services, and championing the rights of autistic people. Let’s […]

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