“5 Takeaways from 2016
” BY LOIS PRISLOVSKY
1: Neurofeedback works well for ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, and Sleep health.
“Thoughts become chemical. Treat yourself WELL in advance.” -Lois
2: Understanding presumed competence, Autism empathy myths, and the benefits of Neurodiversity helps us all.
“The more perceptions we can process, the more reality we may know.” -Barb Rentenbach.
Alyssa Compa, host of A Community Affair and public affairs director of WGLS – FM, speaks with Dr. Lois Prislovsky about embracing what makes each of us different. With a focus on Neurodiversity, Lois gives reassuring tips and advice to parents with children affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and anxiety. Finally, Lois also shares the inspiring story of her non-verbal autistic co-author and business partner, Barb Rentenbach.
3: ASD friendly holidays can be made easy with these Connection Intention tips.
“To love we must first appreciate. To appreciate we must understand.” -Lois
4: ADHD can be a Super Power.
“If we treat or medicate away ADHD, we may lose adventurers, explorers, protectors, inventors, athletes and other bold contributors.” -Lois
We are wise to embrace and build on the considerable strengths linked with ADHD brain styles. Many of the challenges associated with ADHD can be alleviated with education. Performance may be maximized by understanding the differences and taking action to establish external and internal structures supporting this type of neurology.
For your diverse learning style pleasure we offer both a podcast and video for more on this idea:
Marketing guru, best selling author, entrepreneur, skydiver, corporate keynote speaker and creator of the “Faster than Normal” podcast which helps us all unlock the gifts of the ADHD and ADD brain, Peter Shankman is our featured guest. Peter is a spectacular example of the benefits of Neurodiversity. The music for today’s show is written and performed by another neurodiverse strong man, James Burrows. And Barb’ invites Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Kids on the Spectrum co-author, Nancy Burrows, to share excerpts. Join us as we drop the shame and pathology and learn how to drive our different brains.
A wacky video on ADHD Tips plus a free Interactive Flip Chapter on ADHD from our new book “Neurodiversity: A Humorous and Practical Guide to Living with ADHD, Anxiety, Autism, Dyslexia, The Gays and Everyone Else” by Barb Rentenbach and Lois Prislovsky
5: Your vote matters.
“When enough of us embrace our purpose and being part of the solution, eventually justice prevails and discrimination bails.” -Barb Rentenbach
Comedian Emma Willmann (Our adorable and generous Neurodiversity poster child who wrote the foreword to our new book, NEURODIVERSITY: A Humorous and Practical Guide to Living with ADHD, Anxiety, Autism, Dyslexia, The Gays and Everyone Else) KILLS on Stephen Colbert casting her vote by Boldly being herself.
BONUS Take Away: ACT/SAT preparation pays off BIG TIME!
“Sculpt yourself with intention.” -Barb Rentenbach
May 2017 exceed your BRAVEST expectations for healing, learning, loving, and FUN!
your friends at Mule and Muse Productions.