5 Ways to Help ADHD Kids with Responsibilty

Children with ADHD and anxiety often have a difficult time managing their own daily responsibility. These five tips will help your ADHD child stay organized, on-task, and learn valuable life skills. Stay organized-Use a planner to keep track of homework and tests dates.  Also keep assignments in a folder or binder and remember to clean […]

Delaney’s Deliberations: Between Wild and Wise

What happened between wild and wise? I used to like to be considered wild, but now, at 65 years of age, I feel I have earned the right to be considered wise. You know, “A wise old woman once told me….” Well, I want to be that “wise old woman” (there is still a bit […]

Amanda’s Story- 8th Grade Girl with ADHD and Math Anxiety

There are many ways anxiety can manifest in school-age children, including difficulties separating from parents, specific fears about certain subjects (e.g., math, writing), bouts of test anxiety, stigmatizing social anxiety or generalized anxiety. It is not uncommon for these children to “keep it together” all day as model students only to “melt down” and “fall […]

Top 5 apps that every student needs to stay organized and focused

Tablets, iPads, and Apps, Oh My!  Today there is an app for everything; manage tasks, edit photos, pay bills, and gather coupons. While working with students who have ADHD, Dyslexia, Anxiety and Executive Function concerns, I have found several excellent apps that help them stay organized and focused. Check out the top five apps that […]

Welcome to the Tampa Day School Blog!

The concept behind the Tampa Day School blog is simple-we strive to express the daily joys and challenges of parenting, teaching and being a student with ADHD, Anxiety, Dyslexia or mild learning disabilities and to provide tips and resources for people in the critical role of supporting these children who often face daily hurdles. The […]



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