061: Creating an Environment Where Kids with ADHD Can Thrive, with Lauren Pace

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In this episode of the podcast, I'm talking with childhood behavior coach and development specialist, Lauren Pace, about how parents can create an environment that empowers kids with ADHD and helps them thrive. This discussion isn't about the interior design of your child's spaces, but about the relationships, perspectives, understanding, and compassion we have with our kids and how that affects behavior and grit. Lauren packed a lot of powerful insights and strategies in this one episode. Listen in now!

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My Guest

LAUREN PACE

Lauren Pace has a Master of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies with a specialization in Infancy and Early Childhood. Lauren has worked in an preschool setting for seven years, as a lead teacher and now a child behavior coach to help the teachers. Lauren’s research includes the development of a curriculum to teach families to use positive behavior support with their child who had difficult behaviors. Her professional experience includes, teaching Parenting and Child Guidance to undergraduates at Utah State University. Lauren also educates parents on challenging behavior support strategies and much more at local child care centers, through social media, through online coaching and in parenting conferences throughout the state.



 

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I'm your host, Penny.

Join me as I help parents, caregivers, and educators like you harness the realization that we are all beautifully complex and marvelously imperfect. Each week I deliver insights and actionable strategies on parenting neurodivergent kids — those with ADHD, autism, anxiety, learning disabilities…

My approach to decoding behavior while honoring neurodiversity and parenting the individual child you have will provide you with the tools to help you understand and transform behavior, reduce your own stress, increase parenting confidence, and create the joyful family life you crave. I am honored to have helped thousands of families worldwide to help their kids feel good so they can do good.

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