School Mental Health Minute – Episode 28

by: Dan Florell, Ph.D.

This week’s episode focuses on how music and video serve as distractors for boys with ADHD and the effect of medication on their distractibility.

Face Time During Meal Time

by: Dan Florell, Ph.D.

A father and daughter go out to a restaurant for lunch. They sit down in a booth and both quietly slip out their cell phones and start texting and checking e-mail. This continues until the waitress comes to take their order. Another 20 minutes go by as silence envelops the table. It is not until the food comes that an actual face-to-face conversation starts between…