Yes, there are effective alternatives to medication for treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, according to Laurel Brady, Learning Disabilities Specialist at Savannah Educational Consultants. “Choosing whether or not to medicate children for ADHD is a decision that parents often find difficult to make. While the most effective treatment outcomes result from a combination of medical and behavioral interventions, looking to non-medical treatment options makes sense, especially for younger children.”
YouScience is an exciting new cutting edge tool for the students of Savannah Educational Consultants College Counseling and Career Counseling Programs. It helps students find the best path to success in college and in future careers.
Do you have a study strategy? Does it involve long hours reading endless passages, downing caffeinated drinks, and forcing yourself to do one more math problem? Are you constantly interrupted by your phone chirping at you with text messages, instagram updates and snapchats?
Much research in recent years has focused upon positivity and mindfulness. These are both seen as essential for living a fruitful life and are essential skills for school, work, play and social relationships. Angela Duckworth, Ph.D. at University of Pennsylvania has termed a person’s ability to focus on long term goals as “Grit”.
The theme for this year’s ADHD Awareness Month is “Knowing is Better.” In keeping with that theme, here are some basic facts you should know about ADHD.
You are going places. You may not know where, but high school will end and then where will you go next? For some, the next place is college, whether for two or four years. Others will take a “gap year” to explore the world or work at a job or serve others. There are those that will become full-time athletes or learn a trade that will lead to a career. Where are you going?
The State of Georgia has a program that makes getting diplomas and certificates more accessible for students that are interested in pursuing a career in one of twelve high demand industries.
The very idea of career planning discussions provokes anxiety in almost every student. Make a bad choice, and the misery will never end; you can be disappointed in them, life can be wasted, the future is wasted, and on and on.