Achieving Better Outcomes for Children with ADHD at the Mayo Clinic

A recent video from the Mayo Clinic outlines how better outcomes are being achieved for Children with ADHD. The key components to improve outcomes were streamlined information gathering packets for parents, teachers and others involved with the patient, appointment scheduling and parental awareness and involvement. Standards of care begin with Continue Reading

Creativity in Individuals and On Your Team

A recent study on creativity in adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) suggested that, on average, adults with ADHD have higher performance on some measures of creativity. The researchers, Holly A. White, University of Memphis, and Priti Shah, University of Michigan, work was published in ScienceDirect.com with the following abstract: Previous research Continue Reading

Brain Development and BrainBugs – Teaching Your Team to Bring Your Brain

How the Brain develops and functions is an important consideration in leading and  managing in education, business and non-profit organizations. A recent broadcast on NPR from Fresh Air from WHYY interviewing concerning new book, Welcome to Your Child’s Brain by neuroscientists Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang. “It took scientists a long time Continue Reading

Keynote Speech at the McKinney ISD 2011 Convocation

Watch Dr. Estes engage the teachers, students and community at the McKinney Independent School District Convocation in 2011. McKinney, Texas is 30 miles north of Dallas, Texas and 30 Miles south of Sherman, Texas. Texas schools systems begin with a bang with keynote speakers like Dr. Deborah G. Estes.

Bring Your Own Brain – Event Design

One of Dr. Estes most popular keynote speeches to Educators, Businesses and Non-Profits is the BYOB (Bring Your Own Brain): Learning to Teach and Transform keynote speech. This keynote speech and presentation has been sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Dallas Chapter and the Area Agency on Aging of Texoma. Continue Reading

Powerful Presentations

Communicating, whether it be one-on-one or one-to-five hundred, is becoming a necessary skill not only for educators but members of the corporate world as well. Information is power and as we attempt to empower others we must become more clear and effective in the way we present that information. This session Continue Reading

Bring Your Own Brain!

Bring Your Own Brain   Let’s face it.  We are going to have to use our brains increasingly to survive in a world of growing knowledge.  As educators, we are responsible for the growth of young brains.  Adults, as well, need to keep dendrites growing so that we might improve our Continue Reading

Mind Styles

In order to be the best person you can be you must first recognize and develop your finest attributes.  In the Mind Styles presentation, these attributes can be discovered and analyzed in depth by taking the self-assessment instrument developed by Dr. Anthony Gregorc.  The word develop means “to unwrap.”  That which is to Continue Reading

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