Behavioral Scripting: Every Day Can Be Your Birthday

Today’s post is brought to you by Courtney, my friend who I met through the glory that is social media. Courtney is autistic, and like many autistic folks, sometimes she has a hard time making decisions or managing unstructured weekends. Recently, Courtney shared that she was celebrating her birthday – but it wasn’t her actualContinue reading “Behavioral Scripting: Every Day Can Be Your Birthday”

An Open Letter to the North Dakota State Board of Psychologist Examiners

If you have been following my career antics, you know that I have been applying for licensure in North Dakota. The folks at ADHD Online had ONE psychologist serving the state, and that psychologist retired. Rather than telling the people of North Dakota, “Sorry, no accessible ADHD testing for you,” they offered to help meContinue reading “An Open Letter to the North Dakota State Board of Psychologist Examiners”

Psychological Evaluation 101: Autism

Language note: although everyone has individual preferences, the overall consensus at the time that I am writing this post is that people in the Autism community prefer to be referred to as “Autistic people” rather than “people with Autism,” so that is the language I will use in this post. Last week I talked aboutContinue reading “Psychological Evaluation 101: Autism”

ADHD Online Presents: ADHD And Autism

Last night, I did a lecture on ADHD and Autism, the overlap between these two diagnoses, and what assessments look like. The talk also included an extensive Q&A with participants discussing how to handle different problem behaviors, how to decide whether medication is the right choice for you, and knowing when you want to getContinue reading “ADHD Online Presents: ADHD And Autism”