by William Dodson, M.D. Most people are neurologically equipped to determine what’s important and get motivated to do it, even when it doesn’t interest them. Then there are the rest of us, who have attention deficit. ADHD is a confusing, contradictory, inconsistent, and frustrating condition. It is overwhelming to people who live with it every […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Article Source: WebMD It’s hard for kids to hold back when they see something they really want. They need the ice cream cone NOW. They want their turn at the new video game NOW. Most kids learn self-control as they get older. Yet it can be harder for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Impulse Control for your Child
ADHD continues to be a much misunderstood disorder that can add significant academic and behavioral challenges to children and adults. This article by the Child Mind Institute summarizes the dilemma that many parents face when faced with when exploring the possibility of ADHD in their child. The article presents some very informative and resourceful information […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on What is ADHD, and Why do People Say It Doesn’t Exist?
I wanted to share a recent Q&A interview I had with the Mountain Xpress Wellness Editor, Caitlin Byrd. This article was publised in their ‘online’ publication of the Mountain Xpress on June 24, 2102. There are a few inaccurate words in the article but the content holds true to the interview. I hope you enjoy. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Q&A with ADHD CoachRudy
Question: I am wondering about your thoughts on meds for ADD. I’ve taken Adderall for years, and it seems to be less effective than it was initially. CoachRudy: This is a common question and complaint of many people taking AD/HD medications. In general, Adderall is an excellent medication but like most all many medications it’s […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I’ve had the privilege of coaching a very special adult with ADHD (we’ll call him Joe) who has far exceeded the expectations of himself and others. But, if you ask Joe, his path to success is not complete. Today he finds himself in a constant process of self discovery. His coaching began about four […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I came across this interesting article titled: “Skepticism suddenly disappears when list of symptoms hits home”. The author makes some interesting points worth honest consideration so I thought I’d pass it along to my readers. Skepticism suddenly disappears when list of symptoms hits home I was thumbing through an old issue of Newsweek waiting for my […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It all starts in childhood, with the relationship between parent and child. The average onset of AD/HD is age three, and this is also the time when parents begin seriously working on expectations and discipline. But due to the impulsivity, inattentiveness and over-activity of the child, behavior problems and conflicts often ensue, and the parent-child […]Continue Reading... No Comments.