Support/Discussion Group for Twice-Exceptional Gifted Underachieving TEENS
Sponsored by CHADD of Northern Virginia
Every month on the 1st Sunday of the month
2013 - 2014 MIDDLE SCHOOL Students: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
2013 - 2014 HIGH SCHOOL Students: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Free and open to all teens.
NO PARENTS PERMITTED IN THE MEETING ROOM!
4031 University Drive, Fairfax VA 22030
*Please contact [masked] or [masked]
Led by Anne S. Roberts*of BrainRelief,LLC. Teens will discuss giftedness and creativity,ADD/ADHD, executive function concerns, etc., and strategies for dealing with some or all the following questions and concerns, as well as other Twice-Exceptional topics.
STRENGTHS AND POSITIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF HAVING ADD/ADHD
DISTRACTIONS AND FOCUSING
PERCEPTIONS OF NON-ADHD PEERS
SELF-AWARENESS/SELF ESTEEM/SELF CONFIDENCE
HELPFUL STATEGIES TO DEAL WITH ADHD
GAGETS AND GIZMOS THAT MAY HELP [Time Timer, smart pens, silent alarm watches, sticky notes, + many others]
*Anne S. Roberts, MA is a retired Fairfax County Public Schools’ teacher with a Special Education background in Gifted and Talented secondary students and additional certifications in all areas of English Language Arts and Humanities. She has led CHADD support groups for ADHD Adults, is a co-founder for the ADHD Resource Group of Northern VA, and was formerly on the NoVa CHADD Board of Directors as for Director of Support Groups and Director of Adolescent Services. She is the founder and president of BrainRelief, LLC [http://www.BrainRelief.org ] for which she is a Coach and Educational Consultant for Underachieving Teens, specializing in Gifted, ADHD, and Right-Brained/ Visual/Spacial students. Ms. Roberts has ADHD herself.
Disclaimer: This is not a therapy group. It is for the support and communication with other students with some of the same ADHD issues and may have strategies that help.