Overcoming Shame—Providing Perspective Through My ADHD Story Ask The Expert

Original Air Date August 9, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

Mallory Band

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Life presents a lot of mountains to climb. ADHD shouldn’t be one of them. When Mallory Band was young, she struggled with her ADHD like so many other children; however, she overcame her challenges and is thriving. She wants to share her story with teens and young adults to support and inspire them to understand their value and importance in the world. They are not alone. They are not weird. They are enough; in fact, they are more than enough.

Learning Objectives:

Following this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how brain differences can create obstacles in everyday life
  • Understand shame and ways to overcome it
  • Discover ways to do things differently in order to accomplish goals

About the Speaker:

Mallory Band, MSEd, graduated from the College of Wooster with dual degrees in Education and Spanish (cum laude). Mallory is an executive function coach with the Essig Education Group and has worked in the field of education and special education since 2014. Her teaching philosophy is simple. Building and fostering meaningful relationships with children is the first step in creating a successful partnership. Mallory is passionate about helping children realize and reach their true potentials by instilling a growth-mindset approach to her coaching repertoire. She completed her master’s degree at Johns Hopkins University, with a specialization in mind, brain, and education and urban education. She has worked with students ranging from age four to adulthood. Her favorite part of coaching is the enjoyment and opportunities she has to learn from her students. Mallory is thrilled to share her knowledge, enthusiasm, and passion to help children gain independence and confidence in themselves.

This webinar is supported by a cooperative agreement funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.