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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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ADHD and the Importance of Early Intervention

Early intervention in the context of ADHD and focusing challenges is pretty much what it sounds like – providing behavioural support and strategies early on in development (e.g. before the age of six), in anticipation of potential difficulties down the line.

We’re not talking about a diagnosis or label here – we’re just talking about helping families identify strengths and challenges in their children early, and taking steps to avoid potential secondary effects...

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What we learned at CADDRA 2014: Treat the Impairment, not the Symptom

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This past weekend, the 10th annual Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance (CADDRA) conference was held in Toronto – a conference intended for health professionals to learn about new developments in ADHD research, assessment, and treatment best practices.

The Springboard Clinic team had the opportunity to not only attend, but to present our own research (stay tuned for more information on that in the coming weeks!), and, as usual, we learned a great deal...

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What does ADHD medication do to the brain?

When an individual has ADHD, medication can often be an effective way to “kick-start” change. It can help an individual define and follow through on goals and to build skills that have previously been inconsistent.

That being said, it is not a “one size fits all” process, and must be accompanied by supportive treatment beyond medication...

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