Shemesh Blog

ADHD Books by Dr. Russell Barkley

The following books will be for sale at a discounted price at our Dr. Russell Barkley Parent Lecture event on February 5th:


 Click here for an online review of this book.

 Click here for an online review of this book.


Support Group for Parents (Attention and Executive Functioning)

By Faye Friedman, M.S., CCC-SLP, SHEMESH Director

Peek into the room and you’ll find a very diverse group of parents from all parts of Northwest Baltimore.  Most of the parents who attend have young children or tweens/teens with ADD.  For most of our members, the support group represent…

My (Current) Top 10 Books for Kids with ADHD/Executive Function Weakness

By Sarah Ottensoser, M.S., CCC-SLP, Shemesh Executive Function Coach

I have recently been doing lots of reading with the students on my caseload – not about them, but rather, with them.  I am finding that there are numerous books out there written for children that target ADHD/Executive…

The Connection Between Behavior Management and Visual Schedules Part 2

By Chumi Millman, M.S., CCC-SLP, SHEMESH Special Education and Support Consultant

Feel free to read Part 1 here.

We should probably be somewhat flexible in our definition of “smooth transitions” when referring to a group of preschool students.  We know there will be “hiccups” like…