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Author Archives: Judi Jerome
Dr. Hallowell’s Response to the NY Times Opinion Piece “Ritalin Gone Wrong” Regarding the opinion piece “Ritalin Gone Wrong” written by Alan Sroufe, Ph.D., (NY Times, Jan. 29, 2012): As is usually the case when the use of stimulant medications … Continue reading
Maximizing Strengths and Potential with
Structure, Encouragement, Accountability and Mindfulness. A Blog by Judi Jerome, LICSW, LADC, Life Skills Coach specializing in ADHD.
It has been a very rainy summer here in Vermont. ADHD like any condition that has an effect on our moods, seems to be affected by sunshine or lack of it. That's just a personal observation mind you. The worst … Continue reading
When you are diagnosed with ADD – ADHD as an adult it means that there were many “un-mindful” years that one had lived with their ADHD running rampant, alas, unknown. As I sit here watching the snowfall head into 3 … Continue reading
Recuperating from Carpal Tunnel Surgery I decided to pamper myself and take a few days off. Sure, I’d heard about the game/App, the #1 game/App in the world of smartphones; but knowing how easy it is for a person with … Continue reading
I've recently been asked which is the best smartphone for a person with ADHD. Considering that it took me 3 years to make that decision and then to actually buy it, I had to smile (OK GRIN) that someone wanted … Continue reading
Doing laundry with ADHD can be very frustrating, and expensive. For months now my fine silk washables and delicate sweaters have been piling up next to the washing machine waiting for me to take the time to slowly read and … Continue reading
60 degrees, that is what it is supposed to get up to today. Believe it or not, that is bathing suit weather in Vermont. Because I went to an all day conference on "Ethics & Mindfulness" on Friday, I'm a … Continue reading
Ever been mad at yourself? Well it is time to laugh about it. Enjoy!