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AD/HD Friendly Environments at Home and at School Part II

/ April 20th, 2010 / No Comments »

March 16th and April 20th: Does your child tend to be chronically bored and craving stimulation, or are they more often overwhelmed by too much? Keynote speaker at this year’s CHADD International Convention, Sydney Zentall, Ph.D., was one of the pioneers in the concept of

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Social Skills in Adults with AD/HD

/ April 6th, 2010 / No Comments »

April 6th: Nicole Beurkens, Director of Horizon’s Developmental Remediation Center, http://www.horizonsdrc.com, will be discussing Social Skills in Adults with AD/HD. If someone is impatient, they may interrupt. If someone can’t remember a sequence of instructions, they may be viewed as irresponsible. If they fidget, they

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AD/HD Friendly Environments at Home and at School

/ March 16th, 2010 / No Comments »

March 16th & April 20th: Does your child tend to be chronically bored and craving stimulation, or are they more often overwhelmed by too much?  Keynote speaker at this year’s CHADD International Convention, Sydney Zentall, Ph.D., was one of the pioneers in the concept of

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AD/HD in Adults: Impact on Major Life Activities and Implications for Intervention

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March 2nd: Russell Barkley, Ph.D.’s presentation will be shown, “AD/HD in Adults: Impact on Major Life Activities and Implications for Intervention.”  Do you know when AD/HD was first recognized in adults?  Barkley and a team of researchers took 91 of the most common symptoms of

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Social Development and AD/HD

/ February 16th, 2010 / No Comments »

February 16th, 2010: Social skills are a better predictor of positive outcomes in adulthood than IQ scores!  Does your child realize when they are getting too loud, bossy, or are monopolizing the conversation?  Or do they appear unfriendly and too preoccupied?   Is it hard

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AD/HD is considered a disability in children but not in adults…

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February 2nd: Did you know that AD/HD is considered a disability in children but not in adults? We have been invited to provide comment on How AD/HD Impacts Occupational /Functioning to the Occupational Information Development Panel of the Social Security Administration. Have you ever lost

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Giving Your Child the Gift of Inner Discipline

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January 19th, 2010, we will show “Kids Are Worth It! Giving Your Child the Gift of Inner Discipline,” presented by Barbara Coloroso, internationally acclaimed author and speaker. This was the keynote presentation at the most recent CHADD annual conference. Her dry humor and illustrations provide

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“Problems of Executive Function: A New Understanding of ADD”

/ January 5th, 2010 / No Comments »

January 5, 2010:  Oren Mason, M.D., author of a recently published book, will present: “Problems of Executive Function: A New Understanding of ADD.”   Just as an executive at a company has to coordinate everyone’s efforts to get the job done, parts of the brain have

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There is no Parent Group meeting in December, due to the holidays

/ December 15th, 2009 / No Comments »
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Is AD/HD Affecting Your Relationships?

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Dec. 1, 2009  Is AD/HD Affecting Your Relationships?   “He’s so insensitive!” “How could she forget?” ” He always seems so preoccupied.” ” She gets so defensive!” “I don’feel that he’s there for me!”    Kimberly Gleason, Life Coach,  will facilitate a Marriage/Relationship Enrichment workshop! ‘Just

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