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ADHD Medication: Is There Another Way?

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.”

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GRIT

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”.

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Oh The Places You’ll Go!

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?

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