Tag Archives: persistence

How can I help my daughter focus on her goals so she won’t get frustrated or bored?

My daughter is a vibrant and enthusiastic 11-year-old. She loves trying new things, such as drawing classes and soccer. But when the activity becomes too challenging or not challenging enough, her excitement fades and she loses focus. I’m wondering how … Continue reading

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I cannot engage my autistic son in anything visual.

My eight-year-old son has autism and moderate intellectual disability. When I take him for speech therapy he refuses to look at the pictures and after two or to three sessions the therapists no longer want to see him. If I want him to engage … Continue reading

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How can I get my daughter tested for ADHD?

I have an 11-year-old daughter who I think has some issues, her teachers believe she may have ADHD, how do I get her tested? The diagnosis of ADHD can be done by a psychologist, psychiatrist or a pediatrician who specializes … Continue reading

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