Category Archives: ADHD

ADHD Challenges – HOMEWORK

Doing homework is rarely something that a child/teen looks forward to. For families struggling with ADHD issues, it can become a nightmare for child/teen and parents alike. We want our kids/teens to be successful, but the emotionally draining daily grind … Continue reading

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What Burden Do You Carry?

I have shared this before. My dad died when I was very young. Not only his death, but the ripples from it, shaped my early childhood and all the years since.  We were lucky. He was in the military, so … Continue reading

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ADHD and Managing Transitions

Wow! This is such a challenging time of year for so many families! The slower pace of summer gives way to the much more demanding schedule of a school year.  You struggle to get the kiddos up and out the … Continue reading

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For The Love of a Horse

I personally know how powerful a relationship with horses can be, but at times it can be very difficult to explain to others. However, time and time again I have seen the proof of Winston Churchill’s famous quote “There is … Continue reading

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There is Something to Be Said for Being on the Move

There are many reasons why Equine Therapy is an effective intervention for many people. For many, horses are nearly magical in their power, beauty and sensitivity. For some it is the fact that horses are prey animals, creating a sympathetic … Continue reading

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Some Additional Help for Those With ADHD

Dealing with ADHD can be challenging. Medications can be helpful, but they certainly aren’t the only answer. In this USNEW report, author Jennifer Lea Reynolds offers many other strategies that may be helpful. I’m pleased to share that many of … Continue reading

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N.E.A.T. Receives Recognition for Service to the Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Horse Therapy Business Wins Cash Award, Vows To Pay It Forward With Senior Program WASHOE VALLEY, NV, May 11, 2017 — Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy (N.E.A.T.) received a generous donation from the Northern Nevada chapter of … Continue reading

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ADHD is Complicated

Usually a first line of treatment for children struggling with ADHD is medication. The though goes ‘if we can just get them to sit still and focus, they will do better’. Therefore it surprising and a bit alarming, that this … Continue reading

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ADHD in Adults

I think there are many of us that feel like we are scattered and all over the place. We have trouble staying focused and find ourselves ‘multi-tasking’ (often badly).  We feel overwhelmed and disorganized. It may be that this is … Continue reading

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Helpful Travel Tips for the Vacation Season

Traveling with kids can always be challenging, but when you are living with a special needs child it can seem daunting! This is a great CNN piece, including a video with Temple Grandin, about traveling with a child on the … Continue reading

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