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Finding the Right Career Fit When You Have Adult ADHD

Finding the Right Career Fit When You Have Adult ADHD | ADHD News | Scoop.it
The symptoms of adult ADHD - e.g., trouble focusing, difficulty prioritizing tasks, and lateness - can make work life challenging to say the least. That is why
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Overcoming the ADHD / ADD Time Management Challenge

Overcoming the ADHD / ADD Time Management Challenge | ADHD News | Scoop.it
When you have ADHD or other executive functioning challenges, you may feel restless, impulsive and have difficulty paying attention. That can make managing your
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Overcoming the ADHD / ADD Time Management Challenge When you have ADHD or other executive functioning challenges, you may feel restless, impulsive and have difficulty paying attention. That can make managing your time much harder. There are skills you can learn to help overcome these challenges and be more productive with your time.
 
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Board Games – A Simple Tool to Build Executive Functioning Skills in Kids with ADHD

Board Games – A Simple Tool to Build Executive Functioning Skills in Kids with ADHD | ADHD News | Scoop.it
Many children are best able to express and challenge themselves through play. Research is showing that board games, used in conjunction with therapy or coaching
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ADHD and Social Intelligence

ADHD and Social Intelligence | ADHD News | Scoop.it
Social intelligence is our ability to interact effectively with others in any given environment. Social IQ is a measure of that ability. Unlike the intelligence
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How Exercise Can Help Alleviate ADHD Symptoms

One of the best ways for children and adults to help reduce the symptoms of ADHD is exercise. Physical activity can help focus, it doesn't cost much, you don't
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 How Exercise Can Help Alleviate ADHD Symptoms One of the best ways for children and adults to help reduce the symptoms of ADHD is exercise. Physical activity can help focus, it doesn’t cost much, you don’t need a prescription, and it has benefits for both adults and children. And best of all, you don’t have to be a marathon runner or champion athlete to derive benefits from exercise. Walking for 30 minutes, four times a week, works just fine. … READ MORE
 
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How to Create Better Learning Experiences for ADHD Students by Understanding Their Learning Styles

As they grow and develop, children depend on all of their senses to learn. However, researchers have long understood that a child learns better with one sense
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How to Create Better Learning Experiences for ADHD Students by Understanding Their Learning Styles
 
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Researchers Get Closer to Finding the Genetic Mechanism for ADHD

Genetics are known to play a strong role in the development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, identifying the precise path from a
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Genetics are known to play a strong role in the development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, identifying the precise path from a malfunctioning gene (or genes) to risk for the disorder has remained something of a mystery to researchers.
 
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In-School Training | Edge Foundation

  The Edge Foundation provides three types of training in schools. Edge Coach Training The Edge Foundation will train selected members of your staff
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The Edge Foundation provides three types of training in schools. 
Edge Coach Training The Edge Foundation will train selected members of your staff to be Edge Coaches to provide one-on-one coaching for students in the school setting. The training is a comprehensive, 3 day intensive training program, based on our many years of coaching at-risk students with learning challenges stemming from ADHD, dyslexia or adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Teacher & Staff Training We will train your entire teaching and support staff in Edge Coaching techniques so they can be even more effective in their role and so they can communicate with all students in a supportive non-judgmental way. Leadership Training We offer leadership training to administrators, principals and other executive staff. This training demonstrates how Edge Coaching techniques can be used to develop and enhance executive leadership skills in the school administration context. Get Started Contact us today to see how Edge Training can make a difference at your school. Tim Kniffin Program Director WA Edge Schools Project 206.234.2597 tkniffin@edgefoundation.org Derreck Torres Program Director CA Edge Schools Project 310.795.5333 dtorres@edgefoundation.org Neil Peterson Founder, Chairman, and CEO 206.910.7515 npeterson@edgefoundation.org
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A Special Genius: ADHD and Success

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” ~ Albert
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Behind the Wheel with ADHD webinar promo

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This webinar will help you keep your teen with ADHD safe behind the wheel.
 
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New Parent Webinar! | Edge Foundation

ANNOUNCING "Behind the Wheel With ADHD" a new PARENT WEBINAR for parents of teens with ADHD and other executive functioning challenges, who are learning to
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ANNOUNCING “Behind the Wheel With ADHD” a new PARENT WEBINAR for parents of teens with ADHD and other executive functioning challenges, who are learning to drive!
 
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September is National ADHD Awareness Month | nt.gmnews.com | News Transcript

September is National ADHD Awareness Month | nt.gmnews.com | News Transcript | ADHD News | Scoop.it

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September brings the end of summer and the beginning of fall.   It also is the end of baseball and the beginning of football.   September however has a deeper importance to some.   It is ADHD awareness month.   The 1 month a year were we raise awareness and hopefully funding for ADHD.

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Why Teaching Mindfulness Benefits Students’ Learning

Why Teaching Mindfulness Benefits Students’ Learning | ADHD News | Scoop.it
Mindfulness has the potential to be a very useful component because of its effectiveness in reducing emotional distress and promoting emotional balance, improving attention, and contributing to motivated learning. This book excerpt digs in.
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Astronaut Scott Kelly Opens Up About His Attention Issues

Astronaut Scott Kelly Opens Up About His Attention Issues | ADHD News | Scoop.it
Scott Kelly was the first American to spend a year in space. But as a kid, he thought he couldn't be an astronaut because of his attention issues. Read more.
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Astronaut Scott Kelly talks about his ADHD
 
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Be a Financial Ninja Even with Adult ADHD

Be a Financial Ninja Even with Adult ADHD | ADHD News | Scoop.it
When most people occasionally bounce a check or forget to pay a bill, they may put it down to forgetfulness or a busy work schedule. However, for adults with
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The Brain Intervention at the End of Our Forks | Drew Ramsey | TEDxTraverseCity

"With so much focus on brian science and mental health, it is essential we consider the powerful brain intervention at the end of our forks," says Dr. Dre

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An Important Parent Webinar | Edge Foundation

"Behind the Wheel With ADHD" is a PARENT WEBINAR, presented in 3 modules, for parents of teens with ADHD and other executive functioning challenges, who are
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 ANNOUNCING Behind the Wheel With ADHD, This s a new webinar for parents of teens with ADHD and other executive functioning challenges learning to drive! This webinar offers you peace of mind. Gayle Sweeney and Ann Shanahan, creators of the “Behind the Wheel With ADHD” professional training program for driving instructors, have brought their research and experience on this topic to the Edge Foundation as a new webinar just for parents! This webinar will help you keep your teen with ADHD safe behind the wheel. Now available in recorded form for convenient listening anytime
 
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ADHD Playlist

Use music to get out the door on time
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ADHD Playlist “Music. It lifts us up. It soothes our soul. It keeps us going when we are working out. It helps us get ready on time.” WHAT?! You heard right — use music to motivate you and keep you on track in the morning. You probably already have a “Workout Playlist” on your iPod. But do you also have a “Get out the Door Playlist”? Here are some tips for setting up a playlist to get you out the door on time. … READ MORE
 
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Sir Richard Branson – ADHD Entrepreneur Extraordinaire

Virgin Founder and adventurer Sir Richard Branson has dyslexia and ADHD—but that has not stopped him from building a major record label, owning a large airline,
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How Toxic Stress Derails the Developing Brain

Scientists are discovering the physiologic connections between adversity, stress and academic performance. Children living in poverty are particularly at risk.
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Scientists are discovering the physiologic connections between adversity, stress and academic performance. Children living in poverty are particularly at risk. They often endure toxic stress from adverse experiences, such as exposure to violence, abuse, neglect, loss of a loved one or homelessness. However, toxic stress is not limited to those living below the poverty line.
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Research | Edge Foundation

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An Edge Foundation's study offers hope for students with ADHD because it definitively links coaching to improved executive functioning. And improved executive
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ADHD students who participated in Edge coaching sessions demonstrated statistically significant, higher executive functioning than ADHD students who did not receive coaching.
 
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Apps for Students with Learning & Attention Issues

In today's world, apps are indispensable. They give us directions to keep us from getting lost, allow us to manage our money, and a hundred other daily tasks.
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What We’ve Learned About Trauma and Learning Challenges

What are traumatic events? The National Child Traumatic Stress Network defines a traumatic event as "a sudden and unexpected occurrence that causes intense
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Simone Biles Proudly Opens Up About Having ADHD

Simone Biles Proudly Opens Up About Having ADHD | ADHD News | Scoop.it
The gymnast disclosed her condition Tuesday after her medical records were leaked by hackers.
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So glad to see Simone didn't let her ADHD stop her from achieving her dreams. You can achieve your dreams too. Edge is here to help. 
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Get Help Now | Edge Coaching

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Edge Foundation helps students with ADHD reach their academic, professional, and social potential
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Don't wait for school to start. Get help now! 

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