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Program Thursday for those assisting with with ADHD, stroke, or brain trauma victims

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POSTED August 25, 2009 2:34 a.m.
Mary Nichols is founder of Healings in Motion, Inc., a patient-driven agency that serves a significant population locally of those who had strokes, brain injuries and brain attacks.

Her Healings in Motion in conjunction with Central Valley Recovery, Awareness, Preventing Strokes will host Thursday’s visit of Richard A. Lougy at noon in the Community Room of the Health Plan of San Joaquin, 7751 S. Manthey Road, French Camp.

Nichols is also encouraging people who have children diagnosed with ADD or ADHD to attend the luncheon function.

Donation is $15 – included is meal, drink, door prizes and materials – for parents, educators, medical professionals, to name a few, and $5 for stroke, TBI (traumatic brain injury) survivors and caregivers.

Lougy is the lead author of three books on ADHD – “ADHD: A Survival Guide for Parents and Teachers,” “Teaching Young Children with ADHD: Successful Strategies and Practical Intervention for Pre K-3,” and “The School Counselor’s Guide to ADHD” – and has written numerous articles on the subject matter.

He regularly speaks at state and national conferences.

For 30 years, Lougy has worked as a school psychologist. He oversees the mental health services for the Head Start program and currently runs a private practice specializing in ADHD and related disorders.

In addition, he’s treated and worked with both children and adults with executive functioning disabilities, including inattention, difficulty in performing tasks, and hyperactivity and impulsiveness.

For more information, call (209) 234-2802 or log on to www.healingsinmotion.com.
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