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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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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