ADHD Parenting Advice from Michael Phelps’ Mom Need some ADHD parenting advice? Learn how the mothers of three ADHD super-achievers — an Olympic record-breaker, a TV heavyweight, and a world-class adventurer — helped their kids beat the odds. http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/1998.html
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The main character is Dory, a fish with short-term memory loss. The movie has a lot for parents to chew on. Learning and attention issues in general and for ADHD and working memory issues in particular. Read the interesting assessment of the movie and parenting implications here.
“Her comment to me — ‘Oh, he’s not gifted.’ I told her I didn’t say that, and she didn’t like that much. I was a teacher myself so I didn’t challenge her, I just said, ‘What are you going to do to help him?’ ” Read more of a mother's perspective and wins on the NY Times.
So it goes like this. You're at work and you're not able to focus or concentrate, even though you have an in-demand job that stretches your talent. Somehow though you've been "managing" or ... PDF of the full article here. From The Sunday Herald lst May. By Georgia Cassimatis: http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/adult-adhd-head-20160412-go43bf.html
Today Show interview with Mark Brandtman
I was 36 when I was diagnosed with ADHD and it changed my life Source: Stella Magazine, The Sunday Telegraph (UK) My dad’s nickname for me as a child was “The Whirlwind”. I was always on the go. I was skinny with knobbly knees and couldn’t finish anything I started… PDF of the Stella Magazine
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