Top 10 Pearls of Wisdom From the Hall of Experts in 2012

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1. Dr. E taught us that there are 4 life lessons to learn from your kids:

• Think Outside the Box • Laugh a Lot & Live Fully • Share the Power • Look for Hidden Explanations

2. Keath Low taught us 5 things your kids need to know about ADHD:

  • ADHD is a small part of who you are
  • You are not alone
  • ADHD can affect people in differing ways
  • For most , ADHD is a life-long condition
  • Your future is bright!

3. Gina Pera taught us about the dangers of denial, and how to cope:

  • Get Clear
  • Find Support

4. Roxanne Fouche taught us how to find the right kind of support for your child:

  • Determine What Is Getting in the Way
  • Work With School Personnel
  • Study Buddy for Homework Completion
  • Tutoring for Specific Subjects
  • Individualized Instruction with an Educational Therapist
  • ADHD Coaching to Get and Stay On Track
  • Support For Parents

5. Rudy Rodriguez offered 4 tips to most effectively manage your ADHD child.

  • Understanding ADHD
  • Recognizing the Parenting Challenges
  • Developing a Context for Parenting
  • Putting Systems into Place

6. Dr. Edward Hallowell taught parents 5 Steps to Change Your Perspective.

  • Look for that special spark
  • Reframe Challenges in terms of Mirror Traits(positives)
  • Avoid Toxic Worry
  • Surround yourself with Laughter
  • Unconditional Love

7. Dr. Mark Bertin explained the difference between Judgment and Discernment, and advised us to Exercise Good Judgment.

8. Dr. Paul Nussbaum explained the 5 domains of Brain Health.

  • Physical Activity
  • Mental stimulation
  • Socialization
  • Spirituality
  • Nutrition

9. Kirk Martin taught us 3 Surprising Tricks for Breaking Negative Patterns.

  • Take Care of Yourself
  • Respect Your Time
  • Ask for what you Want and Need

10. Ann Dolin gave parents 7 tips to manage homework.

  1. Set Up the Correct Type of Study Space
  2. Don’t Fear the Floor
  3. Make a Mountain a Molehill
  4. Let Her Fidget
  5. Insist On Exercise – The Miracle Drug
  6. Nag No More
  7. Keep a Homework Log

Happy New Year!  The Team at ImpactADHD wishes you much love and abundance in the upcoming year.  We have a great list of Featured Experts lined up for 2013, and can’t wait to share it with you. 

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