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“Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Delightfullness.” That is how Dav Pilkey, the super talented creator of the Captain Underpants and Dog Man series describes his ADHD. To him, his ADHD is not a disorder. Instead, he regards it as a superpower. This is the message he sends to children everywhere and in today’s day and age, it is definitely a message our children need to hear. Understood has teamed up with Dav Pilkey and Scholastic to help children...

Stop Shaming Parents for the Way They Discipline Their ADHDer After completing her spelling and math homework, my daughter asked me if she could play on her iPad. I told her she could and then she said, “Wait! What about reading?” We had both forgotten about her reading homework, which is basically her reading a fourth grade level book of her choice for 30 minutes. I replied, “Oh yeah! First, you need to read.” Cue horrendous meltdown. My daughter began...

This is a guest post written by Annabelle Fee. Annabelle is part of the Content and Community team at SmileTutor, sharing valuable content to their own community and beyond. How to Support Siblings In Families with a Special Needs Child Image Source: Pexels / nappy Special needs refers to kids who require assistance for their psychological, mental, or medical disabilities. These disabilities arise from conditions, such as Autism, Down Syndrome, and Dyslexia. Others are blindness,...

This is a guest post written by Edna Bedell from Smile Tutor, a home tutoring agency in Singapore. How to Develop Responsibility In Kids Image Source: Pexels / Pixabay You love to pamper your kids, but you also want to raise them as a responsible and gentle individual. If you live in Singapore, Smile Tutor is a great way to make you kid more responsible and independent. The earlier children are taught, the better their future will be. Here are five helpful tips to help  make...

When my eight year old daughter with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is in school, I hate it almost as much as she does. For about ten months of the year, she is in a classroom designed for students expected to sit down, sit still, and conform, but she was designed to be constantly moving, fidgeting, and thinking outside the box. To be honest, my daughter finds mostly all of the subjects in school boring, so when there is a lesson about fractions for example,...

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