ADHD Diagnosis, Medication and Coaching

As the mother of a young adult with ADHD, I understand the complexities of helping them to achieve at their highest capabilities while also fostering independence. It is often a tight rope to walk. However, we parents must keep in … Continued

Youth football, brain changes and concussions

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We all love sports and our country loves football. I’m a fan and watch my favorite team on weekends, go to the local high school games and attend the college events as well. However, all those hard hits are affecting … Continued

What is Cognition?

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Psychology Today reports “Cognition is simply thought.” Merriam-Webster defines it as “Conscious mental activities: the activities of thinking, understanding, learning, and remembering.” My definition is: cognition is the ability to take in information (attention,process and working memory), make sense of … Continued

What is Executive Functioning?

Executive Functioning is a set of skills that helps us “meet challenges and accomplish goals” according to Dawson and Guare. I tell my clients it is the part of them that helps them know what they need to do, figure … Continued