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Tips and Resources for Family Vacations with ADHD


Have you heard the saying: “There is family, and there is vacation, but there’s no such thing as a family vacation!”

Yes, planning a vacation to meet the needs of all family members can be tricky. At the same time, the “family vacation” is an annual tradition for many,

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Vacation Planning with ADHD

Planning a vacation this summer? Vacations are supposed to be fun and relaxing, right? But, that doesn’t always happen. In fact, half of Americans polled about vacations said that they felt more fatigued after a vacation than before the trip!

If you or a family member have ADHD,

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Posted in ADD, ADHD, packing, planning, transitions, trip, vacation

ADHD and Summer Safety

Kids love the freedom and fun of summer!

Parents want their kids to have a great time in the summer, too.

Parents of kids with ADHD can find summer worrisome though. As one mom observed: “Every summer, it seems my son with ADHD gets some injury or another.

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Summer Fun with Executive Functioning

“Our doctor just told me that my son has ‘executive functioning disorder.” a mother recently commented. “What is it? What can I do?” she asked.

Executive function disorder is an unofficial diagnosis characterized by challenges in following directions, difficulties with planning, organization, and goal-setting, and poor follow-through. Executive functioning challenges are common among people with ADHD,

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