Melinda Boring

Melinda is a speech/language pathologist, homeschooling mother and author. She and her husband Scott created Heads Up!, a company designed to provide expert information and products for special needs children. Melinda’s experience with distractible and hyperactive children stems from both her professional and personal life. Melinda and Scott (diagnosed with ADHD as an adult) have three children, two of whom have been diagnosed with ADHD, sensory processing and auditory processing difficulties. After 18 years of homeschooling, Scott and Melinda graduated their youngest child from high school in May of 2011.

Products by Melinda Boring

In: Conventions, 2012 Convention
Thu, 06/07/2012
Price: $4.00 (MP3 Download)
Speech therapist Melinda Boring will share tips and methods used by professionals to help children develop their receptive (what is understood) and expressive (what is conveyed) language skills. Learn practical strategies to help your children... More
In: Conventions, 2012 Convention
Thu, 06/07/2012
Price: $4.00 (MP3 Download)
You’ve planned a great lesson, you’re enthusiastic and then before you even begin your child asks, “How long is this going to take?” Or maybe you like to go with the flow but your child persists in wanting to know a schedule... More
In: Conventions, 2012 Convention
Thu, 06/07/2012
Price: $4.00 (MP3 Download)
Does your child have difficulty when trying to join an activity? Does your child fail to make eye contact, or respond inconsistently to others’ interaction attempts? Perhaps your child tends to monopolize conversations or has a limited number... More
In: Conventions, 2012 Convention
Fri, 06/08/2012
Price: $4.00 (MP3 Download)
Does your child fidget, seem to be in constant motion or frequently go off on tangents? Maybe your child can sit still just fine but seems to be in his own little world rather than attending to the task at hand. Does a 20-minute assignment take two... More
In: Conventions, 2012 Convention
Fri, 06/08/2012
Price: $4.00 (MP3 Download)
Have you ever considered recording your voice so you wouldn’t have to keep saying the same things over and over? If you feel as though you are constantly redirecting your distractible child, it may be time to teach some strategies to promote... More
In: Conventions, 2012 Convention
Fri, 06/08/2012
Price: $4.00 (MP3 Download)
Melinda and her husband Scott, married for 25 years, team up for this lively presentation about distractibility issues for adults. Melinda loves organizational aids, structure and planning in advance. Scott—diagnosed with ADHD as an adult... More
Speech Articulation Skills [Audio Product]
In: Conventions, 2012 Convention
Sat, 06/09/2012
Price: $4.00 (MP3 Download)
Is your child’s speech unclear? Do you find yourself interpreting what your child says because others couldn’t understand it? Maybe your child has difficulty with specific sounds, but you don’t know if you should be concerned about... More
Sensory Integration [Audio Product]
In: Conventions, 2012 Convention
Sat, 06/09/2012
Price: $4.00 (MP3 Download)
Is your child an extremely picky eater, hypersensitive to sounds and smells or irritated by clothing tags or sock seams? Or does your child seek out stimulation and sensory experiences? Is she a messy eater, or does he seem extremely clumsy? Do they... More
In: Conventions, 2015 Convention
Thu, 06/04/2015
Price: $4.00 (MP3 Download)
This workshop will help you learn how to present information in ways that appeal to your child’s growing brain. Help your child learn new information and retain it by working with the brain’s natural, preferred tendencies. These... More
In: Conventions, 2015 Convention
Thu, 06/04/2015
Price: $4.00 (MP3 Download)
Does your child have difficulty when trying to join an activity? Does your child fail to make eye contact or respond inconsistently to others’ interaction attempts? Perhaps your child tends to monopolize conversations or has a limited number... More