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Shane H. Patient Expert

Roanoke, Virginia
I'm a working, blogging and PTA going mom.  I have two sons ages 13 and 9.  My oldest was diagnosed with ADHD & LD at the age of 6.  I'm the author of the ADHD & LD Resource Blog.
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Texting +ADHD = DISASTER by Shane H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD My ADHD/LD son is 13.  I recently decided, against my better judgment, to get him a cell phone and allow him to text.  I set limits of usage, allowing only 200 t ... Read on »
Memory Techniques to Help Your LD Child by Shane H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Does your LD child have problems remembering certain facts in science, math, history or English class? Have you tried using mnemonics (pronounced ni-mon-iks) ... Read on »
A Return to Blogging by Shane H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Wow, it's been quite a year! After taking a year-long blogging break, I'm back. I'm more inspired than ever and anxious to share more ADHD and LD news with you ... Read on »
Book Reports and Your ADHD Child by Shane H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD My ADHD son is now in middle school. I was more worried about his starting the sixth grade than he was. I knew what was in his future...lockers, gym class, harder assig ... Read on »
Helping Your LD Child Conquer Homework by Shane H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD If your LD child is anything like mine, he is easily frustrated when doing homework. The sheer amount of homework intimidates him from the very beginning. He has assignm ... Read on »
Effectiveness of Personal Coaching for ADHD College Students by Shane H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD   "The Seattle-based Edge Foundation, started by Flexcar founder Neil Peterson, announced Monday a $1 million study on the effectiveness of personal coaching on ... Read on »
ADHD Summer Camps by Shane H. Patient Expert 4 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Just because your child has ADHD doesn't mean he has to miss out on the summer camp experience. There are several camps in the U.S. (and one in Canada) that are desig ... Read on »
What is an ADHD Coach & How do I Find One? by Shane H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD After reading one of my recent posts, Effectiveness of Personal Coaching for ADHD College Students, a reader asked..... I would love to know more about this AD ... Read on »
Learning Disabilities Linked to Early Surgeries by Shane H. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD "Young children undergoing repeated anesthesia may be at increased risk for learning disabilities, researchers here said.   In a retrospective cohort study, ch ... Read on »
Eliminating Grade Levels in Public Schools by Shane H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD In last Sunday's Parade Magazine I read an article entitled The End of Grade Levels? and found it quite intriguing. The theory is based on the fact that children ... Read on »
Eliminating Grade Levels in Public Schools by Shane H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD In last Sunday's Parade Magazine I read an article entitled The End of Grade Levels? and found it quite intriguing. The theory is based on the fact that childre ... Read on »
Learning Disabilities Linked to Early Surgeries by Shane H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Young children undergoing repeated anesthesia may be at increased risk for learning disabilities, researchers here said. In a retrospective cohort s ... Read on »
Elementary Teacher Gives Students the World by Shane H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD They ate with chopsticks in Japan, made piñatas and dove into chips and salsa in Mexico and threw boomerangs in Australia. And on Thursday and Friday, Deb ... Read on »
All teachers ... by Shane H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD All teachers have to do is ditch the classroom chair. A growing number are replacing them with exercise stability balls more associated with Pilates classes ... Read on »