Lumosity under fire over 'Brain Training' Ads

In an article posted on NBC News online, we learned that company Lumosity will have to pay out $2 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges against them.

Apparently, they were charged for deceiving customers with false claims that their brain training games could somehow "reduce or delay 'cognitive impairment associated with age and other serious health conditions.'"

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October is Occupational Therapy Month!

Awhile back, Springboard posted an article called What is an Occupational Therapist? These and more OT Questions Answered for you. This year, in honour of Occupational Therapy Month, our resident Occupational Therapist (OT), Sandy Spence, thought it would be important to remind you of this article so you can get a better idea of what it means to work with an OT, particularly in the context of ADHD coaching. Check out the link for more information!

ADHD Coaching: Group Coaching vs. Individual Coaching

Group ADHD CoachingIf you've been looking into ADHD coaching as a treatment option, you might have noticed that many clinics (including ours) offer both individual coaching and group coaching. One obvious benefit of group coaching is that it is financially more cost effective than individual coaching. But aside from that, what are the benefits of group coaching vs. individual coaching? What option would truly work best for you?

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Group coaching for ADHD: The Benefits of Working in a Group

Benefits of working in a groupAs a treatment option for ADHD, Springboard Clinic regularly runs groups for ADHD adults. These groups are cost-effective, yes. But, there are some other awesome benefits to being part of a group like this.

Sometimes people have negative memories of group work, usually from the days of group projects at school. If that’s you, consider the fact that in the past, maybe you and your group members weren’t quite on the same page. With school projects, there will inevitably be varying levels of motivation, and you won’t always be working toward the same goal. We are sure this will be different.

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