When one or more family members struggles with ADHD or executive function challenges, it can feel like life is a big game of Whack-a-Mole. Even when some supports are in place, there can be constant disruptions to the family ecosystem. Depending on the degree of the dysfunction, siblings, parent and child, and marital relationships can be severely strained and possibly reach a critical breakpoint if not addressed.
It is at this point, that the stressors may lead to maladaptive quick fixes or an inability to see any clear paths to cleaning up the mess that represents family life.
If this is your ‘not so peace-filled home’, join us for a structured dive into pinpointing breakdowns, establishing starting points, and hope for resolving the chaos. We are better together, so partners pull up chairs and lets begin to figure this out together!
- Understand how ADHD and executive function challenges create imbalances in the rhythm of family life.
- Define the essential areas of your family-life ecosystem.
- Identify key change agents to support family-life ecosystem health.
Who: : Barbara Hunter
Barbara Hunter, MEd, is the technology integration specialist for Springer School and Center, and a learning specialist and ADHD and/or executive function coach. She received a BS in special education from Indiana State University and a master’s degree in education from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She has over 30 years of experience providing guidance and direction in supporting academic and social-emotional success with children and adults. Her professional experiences, both in and out of the classroom, include working with parents, students, adults, and professionals in the area of learning disabilities, executive function, ADHD, and technology integration. Hunter presents best-practice methodologies to parents and professionals throughout the United States. Locally, Hunter is a leader in collaborative efforts with school intervention specialists, and provides private consultations for executive functioning and ADHD.