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The Digital Organizer: EpicWin App

by Kathy Jenkins
Let this app make short work of your child's to-do list or help ADHD kids accomplish tasks

Let this app make short work of your child’s to-do list or help ADHD kids accomplish tasks.  It is available for the iPod Touch, the iPhone, and the iPad.   EpicWin BEAT PROCRASTINATION! You find it difficult to meet goals. HOW TO USE THE APP EpicWin is a cross between a digital organizer and a role-playing […]

The Same System Doesn’t Work for Every Student

by Kathy Jenkins

“Be who you are and say what you feel.  Those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” Dr. Seuss I love fifth grade. It is the last year students have to be kids before middle school. And, it is last year to learn organizational skills before entering middle school – learning personalized organizing […]

Speech Recognition Tools on Your Computer

by Kathy Jenkins
Every student learns differently – and, every student studies differently.

Every student learns differently – and, every student studies differently.  WHAT IS AN AUDITORY LEARNER?   An auditory learning is someone who must hear things to learn them best – they remember what they hear and say. An auditory learning is someone who typically enjoys classroom discussion and working in small-groups where there is discussion. An […]

Starting a New School Year with ADHD

by Kathy Jenkins
The newness of going back to school can be a scary experience for students, parents and teachers alike. When you add coping with ADHD to the new experience, things can get pretty tense.

You may have already sent you child off to school – or you are getting ready too.  Either way, the newness of going back to school can be a scary experience for students, parents and teachers alike.  When you add coping with ADHD to the new experience, things can get pretty tense.  Here are some […]

Winning the Game of Addiction

by Kathy Jenkins
Whether played on a handheld device, a computer, or TV, kids love playing games! Video games can provide hours of fun (that's one reason we love them on family vacations).

Whether played on a handheld device, a computer, or TV, kids love playing games!  Video games can provide hours of fun (that’s one reason we love them on family vacations). Did you know??  Video games can boost computer skills and improve eye-hand coordination. One 2004 study showed that surgeons who play computer games commit fewer […]

Buzz, Buzz… Time to Do What You Does!

by Kathy Jenkins
We think you will love this simple wristwatch!

We think you will love this simple wristwatch! The The WatchMinder was invented by a child psychologist and it was designed to aid children and adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (AD/HD) and others with special needs in staying focused, managing their time, and modifying their thoughts and behaviors. How is the WatchMinder different than other watches? […]

Parenting a Student with ADHD

by Kathy Jenkins
If ADHD is a part of your life, you need to learn how to make it work for you – not against you. That is why we love the website ADDYTEEN.

Do you or your child live life with ADHD?  If ADHD is a part of your life, you need to learn how to make it work for you – not against you.  That is why we love the website ADDYTEEN.  What is it? Here is a little taste: TO THE PARENT: Are you a Parent […]

An Egg-celent Tool for Time Management

by Kathy Jenkins

The Oggi’s Egg 60-Minute Kitchen Timer is a sturdy, accurate and attractive timer is made of stainless steel. It has a spring wound movement – simply twist top to desired time. It’s easy to clean too; wipe timer with damp cloth.  With the fun design and stainless steel finish, this timer compliments most decors and […]

Keep Moving with this Workstation

by Kathy Jenkins
A portable desk and laptop workstation.

We love this portable desk and laptop workstation from Levenger. According to some ergonomic experts, alternating between sitting and standing as you work may be the best way to stay refreshed, relaxed and alert. The height of this portable laptop desk and reading table adjusts easily to suit your mood and need. Visit the Come […]