Kevin J. Roberts

My name is Kevin J. Roberts, and I've made it my focus to transform lives for the better. Whether it's through ADHD or academic support, cyber addiction coaching, public speaking engagements and seminars, or my numerous books and articles, I help my clients unlock their inherent potential to change the world.

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Tag: ADHD

Technology and School: The Power and the Peril

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It is a new school year with new opportunities for your child to grow, but the cyber world could get in the way. Today’s electronic amusements captivate the minds of young people, leaving the comparatively mundane rhythms of school in the dust. Even the best teachers struggle to hold the attention of children who are… Read more

Bag of Tricks: Five Ways to Succeed with ADHD

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The ADHD brain is supremely tuned to respond well to novelty and excitement, but is an exceedingly poor performer when things get routine, predictable, and yes, boring. Our lives are like the movie, Ground Hog Day, and many of us have similarities to the character played by Bill Murray. When the same stimuli come at… Read more

The Real Screen Addicts of Silicon Valley…and Beyond

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Whenever I speak at a conference, someone always asks me to weigh in on the controversy surrounding whether or not to label excessive cyber behaviors as addiction.  I usually begin to tackle such questions by sharing conversations I have had with video game designers, marketing strategists, and industry executives.  These people understand how the brain… Read more

ADHD, Substance Abuse, and Impulsivity

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A  recent study from the journal Nature Neuroscience suggests that teens who struggle with substance abuse and those with ADHD have somewhat different cerebral profiles, specifically in terms of impulsivity, a feature of both conditions. Both groups exhibit impulsivity, but that trait appears to derive from different areas of the brain. Among the teens who had tried… Read more

The Seduction of the Screen

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This blog is an interview with Kendra Wagner, who has devoted herself to helping ADD people succeed, especially in becoming better readers. This blog offers great insights into why ADDers have a penchant for the “screen,” and offers some great solutions on how to confront that. How can we help ADD-ers become engaged with non-screen… Read more