AUTUMN BRINGS MORE DEER IN THE ROADS!

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Listen to our friend Anne Scallon explain why it’s important to be extra vigilant during these next 6 weeks when 40% of collisions with deer occur.  October/November is the riskiest time for drivers to encounter deer in the roads. Anne offers some good tips to help maneuver the car when faced with a deer as […]

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Executive Functioning and ADHD: What Parents Should Know

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With these tips, parents can help kids improve their ability to plan, organize and execute daily tasks. By Jennifer Lea Reynolds, Contributor – Source: US News | July 19, 2017, at 2:58 p.m. Parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder undoubtedly come across a variety of phrases pertaining to the disorder – “executive functioning” among them. However, sifting through […]

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“Behind The Wheel With ADHD ” invites you to join us and 20 other top professionals for the “Succeed with ADHD” Telesummit July 17th-21st

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We want to invite you to attend as our guest, from the comfort of your own home… or workplace (or the gym, beach, car…wherever you can get a phone or internet signal), completely free of charge. https://eu101.isrefer.com/go/telesummit2017/annshanahan/ Below are the other guest experts and the topics at this year’s Telesummit ADDA and CHADD – “Spark […]

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How to Improve Driving Skills of Teens With ADHD

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A study published in the June issue of JAMA Pediatrics found that teens with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are about one-third more likely to be involved in a car accident than people without ADHD. They’re also more likely to obtain their driver’s license at a later time. One of the study’s researchers, Dr. Flaura Winston, […]

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DISTRACTED DRIVING IN THE NEWS: Beyond texting and driving

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Important information from our colleague and friend Anne Scallon in Milwaukee, on the topic of driver distractions that are often overlooked and how to anticipate and respond to them. Here are highlights from her interview: Ask yourself (or your teen driver) at the beginning of each trip, “What are my priorities for this trip?”  The […]

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BEHIND THE WHEEL WITH ADHD IN THE NEWS!

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One student from a suburban high school near Chicago struggled with his behind the wheel course in school, perhaps due to his autism/ADHD diagnoses, so his parents brought him to one of our certified driving schools for a more customized approach to try to improve his skills  They are happy with the progress and have […]

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Get the New Parent Webinar!

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ANNOUNCING : Behind the Wheel With ADHD new PARENT WEBINAR for parents of teens with ADHD and other challenges learning to drive PRESENTED IN 3 MODULES COVERING ALL ASPECTS OF THIS TOPIC: Foundations Module Parenting Strategies for Novice Teen Drivers with ADHD Recommendations and Resources from the Professionals PURCHASE THE WEBINAR NOW! PURCHASE PRICE INCLUDES […]

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SIMONE BILES AND ADHD

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5 X Olympic Medalist Simone Biles had this to say yesterday on her social media account regarding her ADHD medications: I have ADHD and I have taken medicine for it since I was a kid. Please know, I believe in clean sport, have always followed the rules, and will continue to do so as fair […]

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