Thursday, August 24, 2017

You Just Have to Show Up

December 5, 2009 by  
Filed under Coping, Success!

Woody Allen had said that 80% of success is just showing up. I can relate to that. If I had shown up more often in high school and college, those experiences would have worked out better the first time around. And the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. These days, PJ is missing at […]

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Coexisting Conditions of ADHD

April 6, 2009 by  
Filed under Ourselves

Often, an individual who is negotiating with ADHD in their life will also experience other coexisting conditions, or comorbidity. The rate of occurence for various other conditions can be surprisingly high and can make diagnosis and treatment more difficult. It is believed that as many as two thirds of children with ADHD have at least […]

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The Power of Choice

March 25, 2009 by  
Filed under Coping, Our Kids

We have changed direction a little lately. As mentioned in earlier posts, our son was having increasing difficulties with school. His ADHD was getting the best of him. PJ was reaching his limits with how many reprimands he could face each week. His spirit was at an all-time low. Strict discipline was not working. It […]

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A Breakthrough!

March 18, 2009 by  
Filed under Our Kids, Success!

As PJ has been having difficulties with anxiety leaving for school in the morning and has expressed more of a reluctance to socialize with kids his age, we decided that a new approach was needed. My wife Dawn had arranged an interview for PJ with the director of a summer camp that specializes in helping […]

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Lesson Learned

March 6, 2009 by  
Filed under Our Kids

I am currently traveling in the Midwest for a little more than a week. I checked in at home this morning to find that my son would not go to school today. He was “tired”. To bring you up to speed quickly, my son is a gifted 6th grader, with ADHD. He has been struggling […]

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