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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Top Driver Utilizes Behind the Wheel With ADHD Training to Offer a New Curriculum for Special Needs Teens

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Top Driver Illinois is the first commercial driving school to collaborate with Behind the Wheel With ADHD to create a brand new curriculum to serve the needs of the students who struggle with ADHD and other executive functioning challenges.  We are proud of this amazing effort by Jim Mihalovich at Top Driver who utilized our […]

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THE ASSOCIATION FOR DRIVER REHABILITATION SPECIALISTS WELCOME BEHIND THE WHEEL WITH ADHD TO THEIR ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN OHIO

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We were thrilled to be invited to provide our training to over one hundred rehabilitation specialists at their annual conference last week in Columbus, Ohio. The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED) certainly was a welcoming crowd and we delivered our training seminar to a packed conference room on August 15th. .   These specialists are […]

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Behind the Wheel with ADHD Featured Guests on The Morning Blend Show in Milwaukee

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We were excited to be invited guests on The Morning Blend to share our expertise on mitigating risks associated with ADHD and driving.  Our friend Anne Scallon from Before the Wheel was there as well and we enjoyed a lively discussion with the 2 lovely hosts. Check out the segment here: http://www.tmj4.com/shows/the-morning-blend/helping-new-teen-drivers-with-adhd

 

New training opportunity for parents, coaches, and other ADHD professionals thru the Edge Foundation

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We are pleased to announce our brand new professional driver education training program, “Behind the Wheel With ADHD” (and its accompanying  ADHD pre-trip app)  has now been adapted for parents, coaches and other professionals working with our population of novice teen drivers! On September 23rd and September 30th we will be providing a 90 minute live webinar […]

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HOW ONE DRIVING INSTRUCTOR HAS BEEN UTILIZING THE SKILLS AND STRATEGIES HE LEARNED IN BEHIND THE WHEEL WITH ADHD TRAINING

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We’re talking today with Greg Hardt, a Certified Behind the Wheel With ADHD driving instructor with Fresh Green Light Driving School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. Greg was trained in Behind the Wheel With ADHD in March, so has been utilizing his training and new skills for about 4 months with students who he has that have […]

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BTW Honored to Receive Award!

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On May 7th we were honored to be recipients of the Illinois High School and College Driver Education Association award acknowledging our corporate membership support of driver education and traffic safety in the State of Illinois.  We attended the annual IHSCDEA conference in Effingham Illinois and were delighted to meet driving instructors from schools all […]

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