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  • Complex Challenges
Alex Brosowsky

Children with ADHD or autism sometimes have difficulty holding a thought in their minds. This is because of a lack of working memory, or fluid reasoning, which can make it very challenging to follow what may appear to be very simple two-step directions. As parents of children with complex challenges, it’s critical that we take a neurodiverse or disability perspective when our children are having a performance problem

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Big Conversations: Talking About Diversity with Your Child with Complex Challenges
Alex Brosowsky

There are big conversations that all parents, at one point or another, have to have with their children. Sometimes uncomfortable, perhaps scary, yet always necessary, these are conversations that help shape our children’s worldviews and demonstrate that we are here as both a sounding board and a source of information. 

The fact that these conversations are made more complicated when you’re the parent of a child with complex challenges does not make them less necessary. 

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