Q: David, are you aware of nonverbal learning disorder or other cognitive impairment associated with Chiari malformation?
Chiari malformation, usually present from birth, involves the projection of the lower surface
of the cerebellum into theforamen magnum
(it's Latin for "big hole"...sounds better in Latin) of the skull.
There is risk of hydrocephalus, and the surgical intervention to manage that risk has led to the in-group term "zipperhead." There are Chiari s
I am so excited about several projects that are in the final stages of production — I can't stand it! And I am eager to get them released and into your hands. We haven't met, but my name is Susan Terkanian and I am David's Business and Projects Manager, and David has given me a "guest spot" on his blog so I can share these with you.
- 3 of his workshops now on DVD (almost):Lend Me Your Brain(his ADHD workshop),Risk Assessment and Suicide Management,andBehind Closed Doors: The Excellent Clinical Interview
, brain science
, clinical interview
, rescue kit
, non-pharmalogic treatment
, adhd evaluation
, adhd testing
, adhd and work
, adult adhd
, mental status exam
, mental status examination
, executive functioning
Dr. K attended my ADHD/Processing Disordersworkshop
in Nashville back in May and when she correctly pronounced "Worcester, Mass." She's incorporated some key ideas we explored there at that workshop.
She and I have had a bit of an email exchange clarifying the nature of the "
Check outthis interview
with ADHD coach Jeff Copper and me. You can tell we love this stuff. If you or someone you know struggles with focus and distractibility, I think you'll find something here to help.
"Excellent! Can’t wait to do another show with you, David!"Jeff Copper, MBA, PCC
"The interview between you and Jeff was phenomenal!"
Jeff and I have two other podcasts scheduled forJuly
. Mark your calendar and check 'em out!
It's always great to see other people discuss and apply the ideas I kick around in these blog postings as well as my posts over at PsychologyToday. Especially when it's someone as awesome as the folks at LifeHacker!
So, a belated but heartfelt thank you
to LifeHacker for picking up on my posts and offering their interpretive comments here
My colleagueDr. Lynne Kenney
just tweeted this message to me, and my response was essentially "stay tuned, there's more really good stuff coming at myTwitter feed
Just this morning I jumped ontoPubMed
and entered "ADHD" in the search box. Bam! There were like 8-10 spanking new journal articles that really matter. Not just the boring (but probably important, somehow) stuff, but those abstracts that you read and think, "Yes, this totally makes sense
! I've had several clients ask about this over the past year or so, really glad I stumbled onto this study!
The most interesting thing happening in Wisconsin right now is not therecall election
. It's not even the three ADHD/Proccessingworkshops
I'm doing here in WI (starting today!), although that was probably your next guess, right?
Well as it turns out, the greatest thing happening this summer in Wisconsin is the week-long neuroanatomy lecture and lab course offered by Marquette University. It's geared towards non-physicians with clinical interest in brain function. When I took the course, there were psychologists and nurses and SLPs in attendance.