For more information read: Family Choice Award AdapTac
You want the best for your child. By choosing ADHD Skills Booster you can feel confident you are getting the best! ADHD Skills Booster won a 2015 Family Choice Award for the best child and parenting products. We proudly wear our Family Choice seal of approval.
For more information read: Family Choice Award AdapTac
Welcome to our Newest Own Proud(tm) Expert: Cynthia Steele-Pucci, ADHD counselor. Talking this week about angry outbursts in teens.
You can learn from our experts on our Own Proud Community, which is free to all of our app buyers. This week we welcome, Cynthia Steele-Pucci, a certified counselor who helps kids with ADHD and autism.
She offers tips for parents this week on how to handle angry outbursts from their teens with ADHD. We've all been there when your teen is out with friends, you can't reach them and you start to worry. By the time they walk through the door, you are already fuming, your teen is tired and annoyed by your reaction. They see themselves as adults who don't need to be accountable for every minute. The scene is set for a shouting match. But that just escalates into yelling, slamming doors and hurt feelings. So what can you do? Join Own Proud to learn more.
When you purchase one of our ADHD Skills Booster apps in the iTunes App Store (under educational apps- Tween or Teen versions), you will find the Own Proud button on the right hand side of the app home page. Click this button to review your access code any time you need help recalling the code. Own Proud is there is support you and your family for as long as you need help. We don't just sell you an app and walk away. We are there with you hand-in-hand. We know what you're going through. Like you, we are also ADHD parents. You can get help so you can Own Proud.
Congratulations to our Back to School ADHD kit Winner R. Gray Eggert!
My Back to School message is for every mom of an ADHD child:
I hope you find our curated collection of ADHD books and planner as useful as we have found these tools.
I know when you send your child off to school, ADHD adds an extra layer of stress. Preparing for the transition with advice from nationally known experts like those in our book collection can help take the edge off and lower stress levels.
Doing some yoga breathing helps too! When you start to feel overwhelmed, take a deep breath, hold for three seconds then slowly exhale all the air held in your lungs. Repeat this two more times. You will feel more centered, focused and ready to take on the challenge of a new school year.
Games and Learning, a webzine, about educational games, published a feature article about how Dr Hughes, CEO of AdapTac, is fighting against all odds to bring a new solution to ADHD families who are either not finding existing solutions to be enough for their kids or who are dissatisfied with traditional offerings.
Dr. Hughes commented, "As a small startup we know there are much bigger companies who bombard ADHD families with ads and marketing messages. Large corporations don't generally welcome new solutions, even ones that can be combined with their own offerings, and, by driving up costs of communications, they can certainly make it very difficult for underdog stories like ours to reach families. We are thankful that people have the chance to learn how we are helping and supporting families."
To read the whole article about AdapTac's story and new ADHD Skills Booster app available on the iTunes App Store, click the link:
You've seen our intriguing tab for Own Proud on our site and you're wondering- what's behind the curtain? How can I get in?
Let me give you a little peek- Own Proud offers expert advice for example from our guest nutritionist, quick kid-friendly recipes, support and more. All this because we firmly believe supporting a kid with ADHD takes a village. For a single family, it's tough. I know. I live what you live through. No one should face ADHD alone. So I gather everything I wish I knew as a parent right from the get-go. I'm putting everything in one place for easy access. I'm putting it in quick sound bites for moms racing to beat the clock.
So now that you know Own Proud is one-stop for everything you want to know to make your life easier and it's totally FREE- How do you get access?
That's easy- just mosey over to the iTunes app store and purchase one of our apps. Every single person who buys one of our apps gets access to Own Proud for no extra cost. All those hours we put into developing content you can put to use right away is just part of the way we support you. No selling an app and walking away. Each family is part of our community. Just because that's who we are at AdapTac. We know how hard your life is and we're right there with you, hand-in-hand.
Philadelphia, PA: May 12, 2015
The Milken-Penn GSE competition awards innovative startups that have game-changing products and services to help in education of kids and young adults or beyond.
AdapTac received a venture award for its innovative mobile app (for iPad) to help kids with ADHD improve attention and planning skills.
The Milken-Penn competition is organized and run by University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education in collaboration with the Milken Family Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on education and public health.
Read more on the Education Week Startup Blog.
Give Your Child an ADHD Tool from an Award-Winning Firm: AdapTac Finalist in University of Pennsylvania's Milken-Penn GSE Competition
You have choices when deciding what ADHD tools to purchase for your child. Why not choose one from an award-winning company?
You may have noticed AdapTac's home page is proudly wearing a new award badge. We were chosen as one of 5 finalists for game changing innovations in education in the University of Pennsylvania's Milken-Penn GSE Education competition.
AdapTac is greatly honored to be chosen as innovator in education in this competition sponsored by leading organizations including: the Milken Family Foundation, ACT, American Public University System, Educational Services of America, K12 Inc., McGraw-Hill Education, Microsoft, TSL Education, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Helping kids with ADHD and supporting their families is our passion day in and day out at AdapTac. Not only do we devote our lives to creating tools and communities like Own ProudTM to help, we do our part to help others helping kids and families.
Last Saturday, we supported SmartKids at their annual benefit event. CEO, Dr. Hughes smiles for the camera with Refinery mentor, Jen Gabler.
As you help us grow out of baby startup stage (1) by buying our app soon to be in the iTunes app store, 2) telling your friends about us, or 3) blogging or writing media articles about us), you'll help us become stronger and more vibrant and we can do even more to help.
Often just getting out of the house on time for school seems like enough of a challenge. Yet as parents of kids with ADHD, this can be just one of many challenges we and our children face. Does your son or daughter struggle to make friends? Or advocate with teachers? Read Dr. Hughes' tips and advice grounded in clinical research and personal experience on her recent post on the Shared Abilities website.
Shared Abilities was founded by the mother of a special needs child to help families Share information and celebrate what their children are Able to do. Dr. Hughes is a guest blogger focusing on research and health-related topics.