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  • The Hallowell June ADHD and More Newsletter is Out « Dr Hallowell ADHD and mental and cognitive health
    Dr Hallowell Your book Driven to Distraction was Ingrid I try to be clear with my son that we evolutionarily selecte NIcole Dr Hallowell in response to your advice on connectedness ARCHIVES April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 May 2009 June 2008 January 2008 July 2007 June 2007 April 2007 March 2007 sign up for Dr Hallowell s newsletter Back to site Dr Hallowell s Blog The Hallowell June ADHD and More Newsletter is Out Read and sign up for our information packed newsletter here This entry was posted on Thursday June 11th 2015 at 8 48 am and is filed under Uncategorized You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed Responses are currently closed but you can trackback from your own site Comments are closed FEATURED SHINE In Shine bestselling author psychiatrist and ADD expert Edward Hallowell draws on brain science

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  • ADHD and Life as a Mom, a Psychologist, a Parent, and a Spouse « Dr Hallowell ADHD and mental and cognitive health
    April 2012 March 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 May 2009 June 2008 January 2008 July 2007 June 2007 April 2007 March 2007 sign up for Dr Hallowell s newsletter Back to site Dr Hallowell s Blog ADHD and Life as a Mom a Psychologist a Parent and a Spouse Life is an adventure and over 30 years ago in my early years of parenting I never dreamed that my struggles with a son with ADHD and dyslexia and an absent minded professor husband would lead to the joys I experience today And yes the apple never falls far from the tree and it took winning the Nobel Prize in Economics to encourage my husband Robert Shiller to self identify as an individual who likely has ADHD To read my husband s Nobel biography click here his elementary school teachers saw him as uncontrollably restless and talkative But the early years of my own parenting weren t easy I wrote the book Rewards for Kids Ready to Use Charts Activities for Positive Parenting with Meg Schneider published by The American Psychological Association 2003 partly as a self help measure If I could just make my home laboratory into a professional project it would stimulate me intellectually and make the daily struggles a little easier Indeed reward plans were the key to solving many of the potential roadblocks that could have prevented my sons from achieving success And they allowed me to keep the focus on the positive While I am actually not a behavioral psychologist I think children s emotions absolutely need to be attended to the truth is that children who have challenges of many kinds respond very well to rewards plans Well actually practically all children respond well to reward plans But they are particularly useful for kids who struggle somewhat harder to accomplish tasks at home and school to keep on track to inhibit impulses and to get along well with others And they re helpful for parents to keep them focused on children s positive traits and to limit the need to incessantly correct and control problem behaviors My good friend Janet O Flynn an Occupational Therapist with two children the same ages as my sons designed lots of fun and creative charts As our children grew we supported each other in finding novel ways of solving a variety of problems many of the reward plans we actually used are included as sample programs in the book Today Janet and I are proud that all four of our children have achieved well in their chosen fields and are solid well adjusted individuals There are definitely those who believe that reward plans don t

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  • Things will get better. Take My Hand. « Dr Hallowell ADHD and mental and cognitive health
    pretty hard to feel their presence sometimes Pain isolates us But everyone is out there in some way radiating positive energy your way One day science will prove exactly how They re there and they re with us from the afterworld too at least if you ask my opinion but that s a totally different topic You don t need opinions and speculations now you need solid comfort and relief Things will get better Take it to the bank You sure don t need theories or slogans I Googled feeling desperate and got a lot of sites with solutions usually for a fee once you entered and scrolled down a bit Biblical citations and literary references to books like The Little Prince or Jonathan Livingston Seagull Those books are wonderful fables but you need something more immediate right now Like a guarantee Who doesn t like a guarantee I can guarantee you if you hang in there things will get better Pain passes Humiliation passes Loss passes Death takes and then subsides Betrayal passes If I knew exactly what was bothering you maybe I could offer better help But maybe I don t need to know because feeling desperate at its core is pretty much the same regardless of the cause I m still here I m not going anywhere Things will get better Just hang in there Get angry at me if you d like to When I feel desperate I often get angry at people who tell me things will get better How could they possibly know It makes me mad But it s also what I want to hear because it s what I want to believe Life is so hard For us all The good thing is it s not hardest on all of us at the same time So when one of us is more or less ok we can help offer hope to those who are in the depths It s how we get each other through Each other See we re the key That s not a theory it s a fact You know it I know it We ve all been in the depths If you re there now I can tell you I ve been there too Now I have your hand Maybe then you had mine So we can t be all that far apart if you get what I mean Being human keeps us close We all have to play by the same rotten rules Age suffer and die Lose everyone and everything Maybe not everything As long as someone has hope there is hope And as long as there is hope desperation will subside Please allow for hope Don t block it out It will come When I m desperate the worst moments are when hope all of a sudden vanishes and all I can see are the very worst outcomes It s like a cloud blocks out the sun and my world goes dark It s just

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  • Children, Adolescents and Adults With ADHD Not on Medication Needed for Compensated Study « Dr Hallowell ADHD and mental and cognitive health
    s newsletter Back to site Dr Hallowell s Blog Children Adolescents and Adults With ADHD Not on Medication Needed for Compensated Study Participate in a study using a novel attention and impulse control training videogame WHO Children 8 12 years old with ADHD not on medication WHAT Play a game at home 3x per week for 8 weeks and give feedback to Atentiv personnel once per week via the telephone WHERE In your own home We are looking for families with children 8 12 years old with ADHD to help us test this new product in the home All participants who complete the 8 hours of training over 6 8 weeks will receive FREE the actual commercial Atentiv System when distribution begins in the fall of 2015 Retail price is expected to be 259 or WHO Ages 7 80 not on ADHD medication WHAT Complete two 20 minute game sessions while we record your brain waves Get paid 25 per recording or 50 for two recordings WHERE Hallowell Center Sudbury 142 North Road Rte 117 Suite 2450 Sudbury MA 01776 As part of our effort to develop and improve the Atentiv System Atentiv is looking for adolescents and or adults to do two 20 minute computer tasks while a professional records their EEG brain waves from their forehead with a simple and safe device Participants will complete 2 recording sessions and will receive 25 for each successful recording All data will be aggregated and used for mathematical averaging purposes No subject data will be disclosed WHEN We are enrolling now HOW Call the Hallowell Center in Sudbury 978 287 0810 to see if you or your child meets the criteria and ask to participate in the Atentiv Home Study Atentiv develops digital learning systems designed to improve attention and impulse

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  • Dr. Hallowell ADHD Summer Camp « Dr Hallowell ADHD and mental and cognitive health
    2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 May 2009 June 2008 January 2008 July 2007 June 2007 April 2007 March 2007 sign up for Dr Hallowell s newsletter Back to site Dr Hallowell s Blog Dr Hallowell ADHD Summer Camp ADHD Summer Camp July 13 17 I help families children parents manage ADHD in a fun gorgeous setting Learn more at Dr Hallowell ADHD Summer Camp From childhood through adulthood ADHD can present both difficult dilemmas as well as unique opportunities for change growth and success Dr Hallowell s goal is to help people master the power of ADHD while avoiding its pitfalls When the diagnosis of ADHD emphasizes what is wrong with a person that person immediately starts to see himself in negative terms Interweaving introductory information with advanced material based on a strength based approach to diagnosis and treatment these seminars will show you how to unwrap the gifts of ADHD and how people who have ADHD can succeed at the very highest levels Half day sessions are combined with Learning Adventures including kayaking biking cooking etc Learn more at Dr Hallowell

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  • Executive Function Interactive Workshop for Teachers « Dr Hallowell ADHD and mental and cognitive health
    March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 May 2009 June 2008 January 2008 July 2007 June 2007 April 2007 March 2007 sign up for Dr Hallowell s newsletter Back to site Dr Hallowell s Blog Executive Function Interactive Workshop for Teachers June 23 30 and August 18 9 00am 1 00pm For special education and general education teachers at both the middle school and high school level All adolescents need support to develop strong executive functions and to work independently cope with personal and academic challenges in healthy ways and work to their full potential In this interactive workshop teachers will create and share strategies to help students strengthen executive functions and improve their competency and contribution in class Topics covered will include Six key executive function skill sets for adolescents The relationship between executive functions mindfulness and growth mindset Key components of working memory and attention Case studies of students with executive function challenges and interactive discussions to identify language and strategies to intervene Register at HallowellNYC com This entry was posted on Tuesday

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  • How to Talk About ADHD to Your Child, Your Family, and the World Webinar. « Dr Hallowell ADHD and mental and cognitive health
    December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 May 2009 June 2008 January 2008 July 2007 June 2007 April 2007 March 2007 sign up for Dr Hallowell s newsletter Back to site Dr Hallowell s Blog How to Talk About ADHD to Your Child Your Family and the World Webinar How to Talk About ADHD to Your Child Your Family and the World free ADDitude webinar Please join me on Tuesday June 2 2015 1pm EST In this free webinar Dr Hallowell will discuss 1 How to address common questions from ADHD doubters 2 Ways to boost your child s self esteem when ADHD gets him down 3 Simple scripts for you and your child to use when friends relatives or teachers make hurtful comments about ADHD Learn more and register at ADDitude magazine This entry was posted on Friday May 15th 2015 at 6 54 pm and is filed under Uncategorized You can follow any responses to

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  • Wanted: Children, Adolescents and Adults With ADHD Not on Medication for Compensated Study « Dr Hallowell ADHD and mental and cognitive health
    s newsletter Back to site Dr Hallowell s Blog Wanted Children Adolescents and Adults With ADHD Not on Medication for Compensated Study Participate in a study using a novel attention and impulse control training videogame WHO Children 8 12 years old with ADHD not on medication WHAT Play a game at home 3x per week for 8 weeks and give feedback to Atentiv personnel once per week via the telephone WHERE In your own home We are looking for families with children 8 12 years old with ADHD to help us test this new product in the home All participants who complete the 8 hours of training over 6 8 weeks will receive FREE the actual commercial Atentiv System when distribution begins in the fall of 2015 Retail price is expected to be 259 or WHO Ages 13 80 not on ADHD medication WHAT Complete two 20 minute game sessions while we record your brain waves Get paid 25 per recording or 50 for two recordings WHERE Hallowell Center Sudbury 142 North Road Rte 117 Suite 2450 Sudbury MA 01776 As part of our effort to develop and improve the Atentiv System Atentiv is looking for adolescents and or adults to do two 20 minute computer tasks while a professional records their EEG brain waves from their forehead with a simple and safe device Participants will complete 2 recording sessions and will receive 25 for each successful recording All data will be aggregated and used for mathematical averaging purposes No subject data will be disclosed WHEN We are enrolling now HOW Call the Hallowell Center in Sudbury 978 287 0810 to see if you or your child meets the criteria and ask to participate in the Atentiv Home Study Atentiv develops digital learning systems designed to improve attention and impulse

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