4-4 Play! The Secret Ingredient to ADHD Motivation

Time Slot: 
Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 8:00am to 9:30am
Level: 
General
Track: 
Specific Needs Clients

About

Getting the mundane tasks of daily living done can be a challenge for anyone. But for people with ADHD it can feel impossible. Research illustrates clearly that people with ADHD require a higher level of motivation to get boring stuff done. Play is a natural remedy to raise motivation and improve attention and focus. When you learn to make any task fun you have learned one of secrets to managing the ADHD brain.

Objectives

  • Increase understanding of motivation and what this looks like (or doesn't) in the ADHD brain
  • Learn the characteristics of play and how to leverage play to get things done
  • Identify mundane or boring tasks that participants often procrastinate on and identify playful strategies to get them accomplished
  • Learn how to identify demotivating tasks and create a personalized plan of action to help your clients get S*** done