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ADHD: Seek Steady Progress, Not an “Easy Fix”

Monday, February 6th, 2012

As we move past mid-year for schools, we start getting a sense that the learning challenge we thought would go away or resolve itself in a new grade or at a new school is actually still there. You begin to see the same symptoms and challenges you saw last spring (or even for the last 10 years). In these situations, self-blame is the easy way out, but it doesn’t help. Instead, you should do the same you would if your car ... Read More »

My Journey #2: Language Learning Disability and Immigration

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Listening and speaking is such an everyday occurrence, we hardly notice the mechanisms that actually make it happen. So it isn’t too surprising that evaluators often overlook, or simply don’t consider, a learning disability that involves the processing of language. But those who work with aphasia, or experience it, know what I am talking about. A language learning disability (LLD) is like a mild form of aphasia. Children or adults who have LLD struggle ... Read More »

Career Evaluation and Transition

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

Adults with ADHD are an interesting bunch. You generally thrive on high-stimulus environments, function at the speed of light… then crash. You’re intensely creative, yet can be too interested in the world to focus in on details or just one thing at a time. Many adults with ADHD are simultaneously perfectionists and procrastinators. Deadlines can seem scary and can easily be avoided at all costs. All this can lead to frustration in the workplace. The ... Read More »

Counseling for Adults and Professionals

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

A lot of people ask me: How does ADHD “counseling” differ from ADHD “coaching”? COACHING: My job as your ADHD coach is to introduce you to new techniques and strategies for improving the way you get things done. If you have recently been diagnosed with ADHD, coaching can introduce you to specific ways to manage your life and work — strategies and techniques that can help you manage your time, set and meet goals, organize ... Read More »

10 Great Things about Getting Help

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

There's a great article in ADDitude Magazine I'd love for you to read - it is about getting diagnosed with ADHD as an adult, and getting help through therapy and coaching. Read what the adults interviewed for this article say that after they were able to access the help they needed! 10 Great Things about Getting Help "I can finally read a book from start to finish."

  1. "I have a much deeper relationship with my spouse than
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