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Executive Functioning and ADHD: What Parents Should Know - U.S. News & World Report

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Executive Functioning and ADHD: What Parents Should Know
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In short, executive functioning has to do with the ability to plan, organize and execute daily tasks, says Dr. Marilyn Griffin, assistant professor of clinical psychiatry and medical director of the Comprehensive ADHD Clinic in the University of ...

Is my teen with ADHD ready to drive? - Philly.com

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Is my teen with ADHD ready to drive?
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For most teens, obtaining a driver license remains an important goal. Parents ask me how they should approach this when their teen has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Parents correctly recognize that characteristics of ADHD – inattention ...

Schools Doing Away with Homework Brings Up the Age-Old Debate on Its Pros And Cons - Education World

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Schools Doing Away with Homework Brings Up the Age-Old Debate on Its Pros And Cons
Education World
Ask just about any student if homework should be eliminated and you're likely to get a resounding “yes!” Ask a teacher or parent though, and the results are going to vary -- often significantly. With the summer winding down and the “back-to-school ...

Begin teaching kids money management skills early - Tribune-Review

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Begin teaching kids money management skills early
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But many U.S. teens aren't being taught these skills, according to a report released last month by the Programme for International Student Assessment. The organization, which evaluated financial literacy among thousands of 15-year-olds in 14 countries, ...

Why People With Autism Avoid Eye Contact | Health Care | US News - U.S. News & World Report

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Why People With Autism Avoid Eye Contact | Health Care | US News
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FRIDAY, June 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you know someone with autism, you've probably noticed that they rarely look people in the eye. Now, new ...

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Snapchat update raises security concerns - KARE

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Snapchat update raises security concerns
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MINNEAPOLIS – The latest update to the popular social media app “Snapchat” will have parents looking to update a real chat with their children. Snapchat recently released its new Snap Map feature that allows a user's friends to see – with an ...
New social media updates spark a need for privacy updatesStar Local Media

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Car Crashes More Likely Among Teens with ADHD - ADDitude

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Car Crashes More Likely Among Teens with ADHD
ADDitude
Teens with ADHD were 35 percent less likely to get their license immediately upon turning 16, the researchers found, but those who did obtain a driver's license crashed their car at a rate that was 1.36 times greater than their peers without ADHD. The ...

9 Reasons Parents Choose to Homeschool Their Children - The Epoch Times

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9 Reasons Parents Choose to Homeschool Their Children
The Epoch Times
Increasingly, homeschooling is becoming a mainstream option for families of all sorts. The vast access to information and connection the Internet provides has allowed what was once considered a fringe idea to seem like a plausible one for many families.

How To Help Your Child Balance School Work And Sports - CBS New York

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How To Help Your Child Balance School Work And Sports
CBS New York
What tests does your child have coming up in school? Schedule out play time, homework time, family time, and study time. Is all that time on short supply? Think outside of the box—all those hours spent in the car driving to and from practice can be ...

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The Secret Social Media Lives of Teenagers - The New York Times - New York Times

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The Secret Social Media Lives of Teenagers - The New York Times
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Earlier this week, Harvard University revealed that it had rescinded admissions offers to at least 10 students who shared offensive images within what they thought was a private Facebook group chat. The students posted memes and images that mocked ...

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