Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)

For those of you who are not aware of it, the Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) is a great organization with which I am involved. As the world’s leading adult ADHD organization, ADDA works diligently in advancing awareness, education and advocacy in the field of ADHD. They provide information, resources and networking opportunities to helpContinue reading “Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)”

Homework Hassles

Attention Magazine asked six experts: If you could advise parents of children with ADHD about the subject of homework, what would you consider the three most helpful pieces of information? Thrilled to be asked to contribute to CHADD’s Attention Magazine article on homework. Here’s an excerpt of my three most helpful strategies: REDEFINE PERFECT byContinue reading “Homework Hassles”

Leahy Learning College Coaching Program

Students and parents asked for it! Over the last five years, I have met with students and parents who have told me: “If I knew I had to check in with you, I would have gone to class.” “Meghan, if she could have called you for help, she would have gotten her assignments in onContinue reading “Leahy Learning College Coaching Program”

Technology Makes Notetaking Easier

Many students at Leahy Learning have trouble with note-taking. But it’s not just a struggle for kids, many adults I work with find it difficult to stay focused, take comprehensive notes and contribute effectively to a meeting, class or presentation. This smartpen is one of the best tools I have seen in a long time.Continue reading “Technology Makes Notetaking Easier”

ADHD: What Works For Whom

On Saturday, October 3, 2009 I have been invited to be a part of the “Ask The Expert” Panel, at the Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Conference: What Works for Whom. Sponsored by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, the conference will begin at 8 am on October 3, 2009 in the Stokes Rotunda, on the 1stContinue reading “ADHD: What Works For Whom”

College Essay Self-Eval Helper Questions

Write a self-evaluation answering the following questions. There is a method to the madness of the assignment. I am not giving it to you simply because I am dying to know more about your life. Colleges, however, do want to know and will make you write essays and meet people who will want to knowContinue reading “College Essay Self-Eval Helper Questions”