Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is a major challenge for many families. The needs of children with ADD affect virtually every school in the nation, and many issues in the workplace have been linked to adult ADD. In this Conversation, Dr. Frank Lawlis and Robin Crawford examine ADD — its causes and what can be done to manage it at any age. (45 minutes, 45 seconds)
Dr. Frank Lawlis is a renowned psychologist, researcher, counselor and innovator in the field of behavioral medicine. He is the supervisory psychologist for American Mensa and the primary contributing psychologist for the Dr. Phil television show. Dr. Lawlis is the author of The ADD Answer, The IQ Answer and Mending the Bond.
Robin Crawford is a Mensan and mother of twin Mensans. She is also an experienced educator who spent years teaching adolescents in a residential psychiatric facility during the time when the concepts of ADD and ADHD were just beginning to creep into public and educational consciousness.