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Growing College Success From First Semester Failure

Growing College Success From First Semester Failure

Growing College Success From First Semester Failure By: Jon Thomas, EdD, and Pamela Barton A new cadre of freshmen have begun college haunted by a looming statistical trend: More than 40% of those who have ADHD are destined to fail their first semester. And after this...
Hitting The Wall With ADHD

Hitting The Wall With ADHD

Hitting The Wall With ADHD By: Jon Thomas, EdD, and Pamela Barton As a therapist who has ADHD, I felt an energetic call at the beginning of the pandemic. I remember telling colleagues something naïve like, “I was born for times like these!” As my full practice rose to...
Is there a Silver Lining?

Is there a Silver Lining?

Is there a Silver Lining? By: Jon Thomas, EdD, and Pamela Barton Earlier in the onset of the pandemic, I found it much easier to look for “silver linings” to our viral cloud. But time has dragged us forward from an acute to a chronic phase and a sort of exhaustion...
On the Way to Work

On the Way to Work

On the Way to Work By: Jon Thomas, EdD, and Pamela Barton Young people, especially those who struggle with issues of attention and learning like ADHD, are increasingly caught in the cross hairs of some concerning and intersecting trends in post-secondary education and...
Beginning the Journey

Beginning the Journey

Beginning the Journey By: Jon Thomas, EdD, and Pamela Barton Beginning the Journey Into Adulthood With ADHD: What’s at Risk and Why? “My son went away to college and failed the first semester. He doesn’t want to even try community college now.”...