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Our children’s true intelligence can not always be measured by a test

Most of the children in Sarah’s school had their NAPLAN results on Friday, but Sarah misplaced hers, which is the norm in our family. It was probably sitting next to her missing lunchbox, which was next to her missing homework bag, next to her missing shoes (I mean who loses their school shoes – they …

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Mornings with ADHD!

Today wasn’t the easiest of mornings; I knew it wouldn’t be, the children have just had five days off school, four days for Easter and then a yummy, extra day at home. The Easter break had been kind to us and Sarah’s* behaviour overall had been excellent. A little testing at times, but no more …

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The Naplan Nightmare!

NAPLAN testing in the schools is happening in two weeks, and although for some kids it can bring a bit of anxiety, for ADHD children, it can be a game changer and a one-way route to a meltdown!I had spoken to Sarah’s* teacher about NAPLAN and told her that we hadn’t even breathed the word …

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