After 2 great years, I was able to walk across the stage and collect collect my Diploma in Disability Supports and Services (Honors). It was an amazing experience that transformed my life and I will never forget the this positive time in my life or the people that supported me in the process. I… Read more »
My first encounter with the Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Network was in December of 2012 where I first met Brian Aird (ED) and Archie Gillis. From the first day we met, I felt this organization was special! I had the opportunity to present my business idea at their Christmas party where I was also able to… Read more »
By Dennis Thompson Jr. Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH Most kids with ADHD have problems sleeping. As a parent, you can create an environment in which sleep may come more easily. Many children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, have problems getting good quality sleep. The disorder makes it difficult… Read more »
www.selfhelpconnection.ca I have expanded my services into the Halifax Regional Municipality working within the Self Help Connection as a Peer Support Consultant. I will be contracting with them from Monday to Wednesday from 8am -4pm at their office at 63 King Street in Dartmouth, NS. You can reach me there at 902-466-2011. My job description… Read more »
JST COACHING DIPLOMA I am really looking forward to applying what I learned in preparation for this upcoming school year and improving on the programming I have been using to date!
the-nimh-withdraws-support-dsm-5 Apparently not everyone is excited about the new DSM 5! Have a read of this! I will be curious to read about the new changes to the ADHD diagnosis, specifically in Adults. The DSM 5 is set to be released by the end of May…stay tuned for updates!
2013 Literacy Nova Scotia Conference Program I will be putting on a workshop called “ADHD: AFFLICTION OR ATTRIBUTE?” on the 25th and 26th at the 2013 Literacy Nova Scotia Conference. I am really looking forward to meeting everyone and networking in this field. I spend a lot of my time in the mental health world… Read more »
This is just one of many amazing achievements I have had since relocating to Nova Scotia in 2011. I found out a few weeks ago that I was 1 of 3 finalists for the Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Entrepreneur of the Year award and thought that maybe this honor was a little premature as I am just picking… Read more »
2013 EDN Entrepreneur of the Year Award…I am 1 of 3 Semi-Finalists Click on the link above for details! Feel free to join me from 4-7pm at the Westin Nova Scotian at 1181 Hollis Street in Halifax! Everyone is welcome and there will an opportunity to do some great networking if you are interested in… Read more »
Top 10 Most Annoying Alarm Clocks Waking up in the morning is one of the biggest challenges reported by youth with ADHD . Not waking up can also be the most damaging if you are late for work, school or other responsibilities. Ultimately it’s up to YOU to figure out how to make this happen… Read more »