Is your teen with ADHD about to make the sometimes bumpy transition into young adulthood?
As they approach adulthood, teens may be optimistic, terrified, or lost. Each category comes with its own set of benefits and challenges.
“Hope” is what separates successful teens and young adults with ADHD from those who do not thrive, says psychologist and author Wes Crenshaw, PhD. Join us as he discusses hope, resiliency, and the calculated risks of beginning adult life. His step-by-step list for meeting this stage head-on includes:
• setting attainable goals
• doing a cost-benefit analysis
• helping teens find their limits
• pacing to achieve goals
• documenting success
It can be hard for a young adult to feel hopeful when he thinks everyone else is succeeding at life while he’s not. Dr. Crenshaw will demonstrate how hope is something teens and young adults can achieve, not just something they feel.
Wes Crenshaw, PhD is board-certified in couples and family therapy by the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is a regular columnist in Your Teen magazine, is a frequent guest on public radio and commercial television, and is author of I Always Want to Be Where I’m Not: Successful Living with ADD and ADHD
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