We know that motivation is a huge issue for many ADHD families. As parents, we are desperate to help our children find their motivation. We know the AMAZING things they are capable of, but they can’t always access it. What actually drives our kids? In this episode, neuropsychologist Dr. Ellen Braaten shares how we can nurture our children and help them build confidence and skills to make significant strides toward pursuing what truly excites them.
MEET DR. ELLEN BRAATEN
Dr. Ellen Braaten is the Executive Director of the Learning and Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP) at Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Associate Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Braaten is widely recognized as an expert in the field of pediatric neuropsychological and psychological assessment, particularly in the areas of assessing learning disabilities and attentional disorders. She is the co-author of many books and articles for parents and professionals including the bestselling book, Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up. Her newest book is Bright Kids Who Couldn’t Care Less: How to Rekindle Your Child’s Motivation.
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