Baseball and ADHD?

Watch Dr. Pentz discuss ADHD, baseball, and Andres Torres.  Do baseball players have ADHD? You bet they do. The story of one such player, Andres Torres, the NY Mets talented centerfielder and lead-off hitter, is so inspirational that a documentary movie is being made about his life. Due for completion this summer, “Gigante” is the story of a poor kid growing up in Puerto Rico, determined to...
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Medication

At the Affinity Center we are committed to helping people using a combination of interventions within a holistic approach. Medications are often suggested as part of an individualized treatment plan. The information contained here is intended to provide an overview of the different medications used at The Affinity Center. Direct discussion with your physician and therapist will help you fully...
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How Can Coaching Help with ADHD?

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” ~Milton Berle Coaching helps you open doors to the possiblities you want in your life. At The Affinity Center, we offer coaching to provide individual support that helps you stay on track to define and attain those goals you have for your life. Our coaching takes place in person, by email, and by phone–whatever works best for...
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What is Adult ADHD?

ADHD is an inherited, neurological disorder that affects approximately 3-7% of children. But what happens when those kids grow up? Do they ever “grow out” of their distractibility, impulsive behavior, and restlessness? Many people develop successful strategies to cope with their symptoms over time, which allows them to live free from the impairments that result from an attention deficit....
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ADHD and the Workplace

Adults with ADHD often run into problems at their jobs related to the symptoms of ADHD. Commonly reported difficulties include being distracted, running late, missing deadlines, procrastinating, being bored, or disagreeing with coworkers. Individuals with ADHD are protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in most situations. This means that, should someone choose to disclose their...
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