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5 Clues That You Might Have ADHD

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What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?”  Do you picture someone who is flustered and frantically looking for her car keys?  Maybe you see a little boy climbing on his teacher’s desk and screaming like Tarzan as he launches himself on to the floor.  Although such behaviors are... Read More

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Help with ADHD Hyperfocus

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How many times have you found yourself entranced by a good movie or book only to be surprised by how much time has passed when you reach the end? It’s at that moment that you realize the world has gone on without you for that short period of time and it’s not very appealing to... Read More

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Focus-on-One Technique for Adult ADHD

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When you think about all the things that need to be accomplished in a day it can feel overwhelming.  There never seems to be enough time to get things done!  Some people feel defeated and go on plodding through the day hoping to keep their heads above water.  This is especially the case for adults... Read More

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One Michigan Client’s Journey to Answering the Question: “Do I Have Adult ADHD?”

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Little did Heather know that her quest to answer the question, “Do I have adult ADHD?” would result in a journey on the road less traveled.  Normally, such a journey starts by contacting one’s primary care physician about symptoms that are wreaking havoc on the job, in school or in relationships.  So what are we... Read More

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Interrupting Impulsive Urges

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Are you the type of person who – when you have a sudden urge to do something – acts on it immediately?  Do you tend to do things without giving much thought to how it might impact you or others? Has something bad or unfortunate happened as a result?  If so, then impulsivity may be... Read More

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“Blow Me Off, Blow A Minute”

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If you are a parent of an AD/HD child how often have you felt like they have ignored you or blown you off when you asked them to do something whether it is taking out the garbage, feeding a pet, starting on homework or getting ready for bed?  It can be incredibly frustrating and sets the... Read More

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“Five More” for College Students with AD/HD

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How many times have you been doing homework or completing an assignment or project for school only to experience the feeling that you just want to stop and do something fun or stimulating?  “I can’t do this anymore.  This is SOOOOOO boring!”  Playing video games, watching a Netflix show or checking out Snapchat or Instagram... Read More

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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: What is It? How is it Diagnosed & Treated?

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Check out my presentation entitled, “Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder” What is It? How is it Diagnosed & Treated?” that I delivered to parents at Barfield Elementary School on 4/3/18.

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College Students & AD/HD – Preparing for Success

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It’s not the easiest thing to transition from high school to college – especially if you have AD/HD. The typical adjustments of developing new friendships, keeping track of time and schoolwork and establishing your own structure and routines poses different types of challenges for students with AD/HD. Here are some quick tips to set you... Read More

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Procrastination Solutions for AD/HD Kids

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Oftentimes, kids procrastinate when they feel as though “the bar has been set too high” to accomplish a task – even when that’s not really the case.  Many parents find themselves getting into “tugs of war” with their kids – parents trying to coax their kids to get to work and kids resisting their efforts... Read More

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