Attention Deficit Do you have problems concentrating at work, school, or home? Do you feel like you are easily distracted? Do you have difficulty completing tasks? Do you feel like your mind is racing? Or are your thoughts too slow and disjointed? These are all common complaints of people with attention problems. However, many people with these problems do not have attention-deficit disorder. My goal is to help people accurately diagnose what they experience as an attention problem, to find out what is causing the problem, and to help find the most effective treatments for this problem.
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MAADD Support Group hosts Michael Laskoff, author of Landing on the Right Side of Your Ass: A Survival Guide for the Recently Unemployed, from 6:15 to 9 p.m. June 10 at Seafarers & International House, 123 East 15th Street, NYC
While Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder has been known to cause complications finding and maintaining work, there are some tips to combat the difficulties.
In fact, many of the skills needed to find the right job spin off techniques used to manage ADD. If anyone knows this, it's Michael Laskoff, a Harvard Business School graduate and entrepreneur who has ADHD himself.
Laskoff, author of Landing On the Right Side of Your Ass: A Survival Guide for the Recently Unemployed, has capitalized on a mix of unpleasant experiences to land jobs with more satisfaction, increased responsibility and better compensation.
He'll be sharing his experiences during a Manhattan Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group from 6:30 to 9 p.m. June 10, Seafarers & International House, 123 East 15th Street, NYC.
MAADD has offered support, information and a sense of community to the New York Metropolitan area for 18 years. They host regular meetings, requesting a $5 contribution from attendees.
Laskoff has ended up in unfortunate situations himself, but has managed to move up the career chain. He co-founded The Branded Asset Management Group, which helps large marketers utilize their profit potential in existing brands. He also worked in senior marketing and strategy for Bertlesmann, McKinsey & Co., CompUSA and several early commerce businesses.
Laskoff is now the CEO of his own company, AbilTo, which uses videoconference to offer evidence-based therapy to people battling prevalent, treatable behavioral disorders — such as ADHD, panic disorder, and postpartum depression.
He is also a regular blogger on Huffington Post, an online columnist for BusinessWeek and on National Public Radio. For more information on Laskoff and his company, visit www.abilto.com.
The Seafarers & International House is located on the northeast corner of 15th and Irving Place. Directions can be found by entering either of the following addresses into www.maps.google.com: 123 E. 15th St., New York, NY 10003.
Questions regarding this event may be directed to MAADD (845) 278-3022, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Hey everyone! My name is Samantha and my son struggles with ADHD. Because of problems with side effects from the meds, my son had to stop taking them and we had to find natural treatments. We found one that does help some ( just a regular omega supplement), but not as well as the meds. I started a blog about our day to day struggles. I don't know if it will help anyone or not. By reading it, maybe you will see something similar in your children that my son is going through. Maybe, you will have some pointers for me to help my son. I don't really know. I started the blog to keep a diary of the day to day struggles we go through and maybe with (some luck) we'll find something that works and will help others also.View Thread
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