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How do you REALLY know you’re ready for college?

How do you REALLY know you’re ready for college?

How do you REALLY know you’re ready for college? By: Pam Barton, Academic/Life Coach If you’re anything like the graduating seniors in my part of the country, they cannot WAIT to get out of here! The stress of keeping up with the neurotypical students (“I have a 4.3...
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...
Hansel & Gretel and the Importance of Creative Strategies

Hansel & Gretel and the Importance of Creative Strategies

Hansel & Gretel and the Importance of Creative Strategies By: Pam Barton, Academic/Life Coach I have a client who has trouble transitioning out of his breaks and back to the desk to continue his homework. He is easily distracted by audio/visual elements that come...
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...