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12 ADHD Superpowers

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1139 Prospect Avenue, Brooklyn

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  • Avatar Emily Matles ★★★★★ a week ago
    We would highly recommend Ally! Our son always asks about her, so very thankful to Brooklyn Letters for introducing us.
    ~ Emily, mom of Brooklyn 2 year old
  • Avatar Natalie Levon ★★★★★ 4 months ago
    Nicole has been an amazing therapist!! She played a tremendous role in our daughter’s speech progress and overall development. She has come such a long way and we are so happy with the therapy she received!
  • Avatar T Ainsley ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    I cannot express how grateful and rewarding my experience with Brooklyn Letters has been. Her tutor Ms. Daria is so knowledgeable, amazing, kind and awesome. My daughter has made so much progress in Literacy and Math and it's all … More thanks to Ms. Daria. I know my daughter is sad that she can no longer work with Ms. Daria, as she looked forward to their sessions every week. Thank you again!
  • Avatar Jackie Vasquez ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    Excellent services, caring therapists.
  • Avatar Lil Amatore ★★★★★ 8 months ago
    Christina was absolutely wonderful. She went out of her way to win my son over and it worked. He looked forward to her visits and his speech improved so much under her care. She was super flexible and it’s clear she truly cares. We adore … More Christina and we’re going to miss her. Almost sad he improved so much! She’s simply amazing and we can’t say enough how great she is. I would recommend her services to anyone and everyone, without hesitation. Thank you so much for connecting us with her!
  • Avatar Colin Peters ★★★★★ 6 months ago
    We could not be happier with the services Valerie provided! She is very thoughtful and knowledgeable and provided significant guidance to support our daughter's speech development outside of our scheduled sessions. She established … More a great working relationship with her, and she will definitely be missed! Your business model is amazing and it was an absolute pleasure working with Valerie. I've referred your organization and Valerie to the Executive Director of our daughter's school and friends/colleagues who are in need of speech therapy services.
  • Avatar Heather Liljengren ★★★★★ a year ago
    We cannot say enough good things about Effie, the ASL teacher, who was so engaged and effective with our 2 year old daughter from the very first session! Effie gladly included our whole family in the sessions! Her expertise and fantastic … More personality gave our daughter a way to communicate that she was so desperately seeking. The coordinators at Brooklyn Letters were so helpful and communicative…I would highly recommend their services!
  • Avatar Chris duke Fields ★★★★★ a month ago
    The company is great with outstanding customer service. They keep my horses protected. I have recommended them to other horses trainers as well that are going to get service early next year. Very professional an honest too. Respectfully … More submitted Christopher
  • Avatar Nikhil Jaisinghani ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    Ron and Ken did a fantastic job with our security system today. Installed everything very quick. Both of them were very polite and asked us throughout if the installation met our needs. Simply fantastic!
  • Avatar Linda Parsley ★★★★★ 6 months ago
    I called Cornerstone Protection to get a Security system at a relatives out of state property, within a week it was installed! The installers worked with the client to help understand her new system and she was happy! Our relative said … More they were courteous, professional and patient! I highly recommend Cornerstone Protection for all of your security needs!
  • Avatar Amanda Clay Mackin ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    Had blink cameras; Car was broken into multiple times so I called CornerStone & they were able to install multiple cameras very quickly & for a reasonable price. I am so happy with the app & getting alerts that are not superfluous, … More like they were with Blink. Highly recommend CornerStone & the tech Ronnie.
  • Avatar Pete Peters ★★★★★ 4 months ago
    Ron and Ken are great guys to work with.
    Both were very knowledgeable and got our system back up and running.
    Thanks to both for a job well done...
  • Avatar Brigid Bower ★★★★★ 11 months ago
    Samantha Dalmas was fantastic! We saw her for a feeding therapy evaluation and while she doesn’t think my daughter needs more feeding therapy sessions at this time, but she gave me lots of tips to try. If my daughter's doctors want … More to see more progress at her next appointment, I wouldn’t hesitate to reach out to Samantha again.
  • Avatar Larry Barton ★★★★★ a year ago
    Amazing assistance provided by Shannon today on my security system. I’m so grateful for your prompt, efficient, professional, and courteous service. Put me down as a customer for life!
  • Avatar Megan Haller ★★★★★ 2 years ago
    One of the most painless experiences I've had. They came on time and was over the moon professional with still keeping a level of personability to it. The gentleman also went out of his way to say that my husband and Mines business … More was appreciated. Which is actually rare to be appreciated by such a great company. So thank you and we look forward to continuing services with this company.
  • Avatar Megan Magsam ★★★★★ 2 years ago
    I am so happy we decided to go with cornerstone. They were quick and efficient. Shannon and the installer we very friendly. We got a lot of equipment and it was still within our budget. 10/10 would definitely recommend! Thank you
  • Avatar Collins Youngblood ★★★★★ a year ago
    Love the customer service and Shanon and his team go above and beyond for my restaurant. Couldn't of asked for a better security system and level of service that his team provides.
  • Avatar kanu patel ★★★★★ 2 years ago
    I have been using Cornerstone Protection service for over 5 years and I'm really happy with the service and state-of-the-art equipments and it's futures are so much in advance and friendly, I highly recommend Cornerstone Protection … More Service any and all business that need a security protection days and nights specially after business hours(Cornerstone Protection is perfect solution for your business). Owner of Cornerstone Protection is proactive with their customers and their equipments. Good experienced with Cornerstone Protection!!!
    Kanu Patel
  • Avatar Liz Jones ★★★★ 2 years ago
    We had a very positive experience with Alissa as a tutor for our pod of 5th grade boys from January - June 2020. She cared a lot about the boys and worked hard to create meaningful activities for them. The pod experience was invaluable … More for all of our families during a difficult year and we were so grateful to have found this partnership! We also want to appreciate Craig for helping to match us with a tutor on very short notice after we had cycled through a few folks who were not able to see the commitment through. Thanks for sticking with us!
  • Avatar S CL ★★★★★ 3 years ago
    Dusty was the exact person we needed to help our child finish out the school year. So grateful to him for the way he steadily encouraged her and helped her stay on track and organized. He is flexible, responsive to our needs/schedule as … More a family, and a delight to be with. We are also thankful that Craig at Themba Tutors really "gets it" and partnered us with such a wonderful tutor who was a great fit for our girl.
  • Avatar Nicole May ★★★★★ 3 years ago
    My child worked with Gillian D virtually for math enrichment. She is an excellent teacher. She took time to understand my child's specific learning style and provided tools that would be engaging. She was kind and empathetic- really … More made it her goal to connect with my child and build trust and rapport. My child started the school year with confidence and without the typically "brain-drain" that occurs over the summer, thanks to Gillian.
  • Avatar Gillian Davidoff ★★★★★ 3 years ago
    I am going into my second year as a Themba tutor. I have met so many great individuals while working for this company. Craig and the rest of the Themba team do such an excellent job picking and choosing Themba tutors that suit each client's … More individual needs! I look forward to meeting new tutors and clients in the 2021-2022 school year!
  • Avatar carolina luttmann ★★★★★ 3 years ago
    Our son started in a new high school, 100% remote, and was really struggling with Latin and Physics. I found Themba Tudors online and had an initial call with Craig, who was very knowledgeable, responsive, and found 2 amazing tutors for … More us. Both the Latin and the physics tutors were fantastic, connected with my son really well and helped him go from 'failing' grade to 'honors'! I will for sure continue using (and recommending!) Themba Tutors. Thank you, C, K, and W!
  • Avatar Eric Fingerman ★★★★★ 3 years ago
    Brian is a fantastic executive functioning coach. Super helpful, flexible with hours, and tailored the experience to our needs.
  • Avatar Susan Wong ★★★★★ 3 years ago
    Giulia Mercuri is a great Italian tutor! She was very responsive and accessible. Giulia put a ton of effort into preparing for each session and really helped our son with test preparation and projects. We are grateful that she was able … More to help, especially since our son did not receive any live teaching during COVID. We are happy that she was referred to us!
  • Avatar Christine Gennetti ★★★★★ 3 years ago
    As an adult student diagnosed with a learning disability during grad school, I knew I needed help dealing with my Master's program's demanding workload. I was seriously considering dropping out when I was referred to Themba Tutors. … More I was paired up with a wonderful tutor, Julie, who was a total lifesaver. I learned many techniques that I can utilize in the future as I embark on the next phase of my career.
    I can wholeheartedly say after working with Themba for two years that I would not have finished my program without this organization. And I am so thankful I selected them.
  • Avatar Fabiola FITZPATRICK ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    We were introduced to a wonderful tutor: Mcedwyn. He and our son, a freshman in college, worked well together. As a result, our son’s grades significantly improved. The tutor taught our son subject content and various methods to effectively … More study for quizzes and exams. Our son was also taught time management and organization. My son’s experience with the tutor made the first year of college a less intimidating experience.
  • Avatar Jude Eugene ★★★★★ 3 years ago
    We have been with our tutor, Cailin Schiller, for two years, from 5th - 7th grade. She started as an executive functioning tutor with my daughter. From the start, she demonstrated a depth of expertise and a selective use of techniques skillfully … More adapted to my daughter’s ADHD and Math disability. Cailin made Math accessible and understandable to her in a way that even her teachers had not been able to do. She differentiated reading, writing and math tasks and assignments to tailor them to my daughter’s unique learning differences. Not only did it have an effect on her grades and her work efficiency, but she finally could do her work with less anxiety. Even my daughter’s teachers used Cailin’s guidance to modify their work with her. But most importantly, she became my daughter’s favorite resource. I can’t say how invaluable Cailin has been to my daughter’s progress and well-being. I’d recommend her a million times over. She is a gem.
  • Avatar Janice Eidus ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    Victoria is a superb tutor. She helped my high school age daughter with her writing. Victoria's skills as a tutor, as well as her sense of humor and her engaging personality went a long way with my daughter.
  • A Google User ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    I'm so glad we were referred to Themba Tutors. After a great initial conversation to learn our needs, we were connected with an excellent tutor, Felicia, who is helping our high school daughter learn better organizational and executive … More skills. Highly recommended.
  • Avatar Fara Jones ★★★★★ 5 years ago
    Themba Tutors provided a leaning specialist that was a perfect fit for my daughter. I told them what we were looking for and they delivered. Our tutor is responsive and flexible and makes it easy for my daughter to reach out to her own … More her own, which gives her an added sense of responsibility over her learning. As a therapist myself, I now regularly recommend Themba to my patients. A much needed and well provided service to the community!!
  • Avatar Frances Simpson ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    The tutors at Themba are fantastic! Caitlyn McNeill helped our son academically, but also with getting organized in every subject, which he so desperately needed. She offered great advice and useful strategies that helped our son become … More a more successful student. We are using Themba tutors again this year for our daughter. We're so happy to have been referred to them!
  • Avatar Mary Jean Babic ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    I'm so glad we were referred to Themba Tutors. After a great initial conversation to learn our needs, we were connected with an excellent tutor, Felicia, who is helping our high school daughter learn better organizational and executive … More skills. Highly recommended.
  • Avatar Nina Herman ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    We had a wonderful experience with our tutor Micaela. She helped our son not only academically but at every level. We will be forever grateful to have her in our lives.
  • Avatar Frances ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    The tutors at Themba are fantastic! Caitlyn McNeill helped our son academically, but also with getting organized in every subject, which he so desperately needed. She offered great advice and useful strategies that helped our son become … More a more successful student. We are using Themba tutors again this year for our daughter. We're so happy to have been referred to them!
  • Avatar Michael Birnbaum ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    Paul Smith at Themba has been an exceptional tutor for my son, both in terms of teaching the subject matter and teaching how best to approach the process of learning math and executing assignments. We feel very fortunate to be working with … More Paul.
  • Avatar Monica Alzate ★★★★★ 5 years ago
    We were very lucky to have found Edwouine Swift, my son's therapist through Themba Tutors. Thomas is 12 years old, and it is extremely difficult to get him to write. Edwouine just works her magic with him, he adores her and is so … More eager to follow her guidance. I have no doubt she will be a positive driving force in his academic future.



adhd superpowers

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is often perceived solely through its challenges, yet it comes with a unique set of strengths and capabilities. Embracing these “ADHD superpowers” sheds light on the positive aspects of this neurodevelopmental condition.

1. Creativity Unleashed

Creativity unleashed within ADHD signifies the remarkable creative potential often seen in individuals with this condition. ADHD fosters divergent thinking, enabling the exploration of multiple perspectives and innovative ideas by connecting seemingly unrelated concepts. Despite challenges in sustaining focus, individuals with ADHD experience intense concentration, leading to bursts of creativity when engaged in tasks that captivate their interest. This unconventional thinking style often leads to unique problem-solving approaches, allowing for out-of-the-box solutions and innovative thinking across various fields beyond the arts.

Recognizing and embracing this creativity as a superpower empowers individuals with ADHD to channel their innovative thinking into areas where their strengths lie. This allows them to contribute fresh insights, groundbreaking ideas, and unique perspectives, fostering innovation and creative problem-solving in diverse aspects of life. Understanding and leveraging this inherent creativity not only celebrates the unique cognitive strengths of individuals with ADHD but also encourages an environment where their innovative contributions are valued and appreciated.

2. Hyperfocus Mastery

Hyperfocus mastery, an ADHD superpower, showcases individuals’ exceptional ability to concentrate intensely on tasks of deep interest, leading to remarkable productivity and creativity. While managing this intense focus may present challenges, channeling it effectively allows individuals to achieve outstanding results aligned with their passions, emphasizing their unique strengths as ADHD superpowers.

3. Energetic Drive

The energetic drive associated with ADHD is a potent superpower, showcasing individuals’ remarkable enthusiasm, passion, and persistent energy. Despite potential challenges in maintaining focus, individuals with ADHD often exhibit high levels of vigor and engagement, driving their pursuits with infectious enthusiasm. This inherent energy is a catalyst, fueling their endeavors and propelling them forward with unparalleled drive and enthusiasm.

This energetic drive fuels their commitment to tasks that captivate their interest, enabling them to approach activities with unparalleled enthusiasm and dedication. While it may pose challenges in certain contexts, channeling this exuberance effectively allows individuals with ADHD to bring a unique vibrancy to their pursuits, emphasizing their passion-driven strengths as ADHD superpowers.

4. Keen Intuition

Keen intuition, an inherent ADHD superpower, embodies individuals’ heightened sensitivity and acute awareness of their surroundings and emotions. Despite potential challenges in maintaining focus, individuals with ADHD often possess an innate ability to perceive and understand subtle nuances, fostering a deep intuition and insightful understanding of situations. This heightened sensitivity allows them to empathize profoundly, recognizing and responding to emotions and cues that others might overlook.

Their keen intuition often leads to a deeper understanding of complex interpersonal dynamics, enabling them to navigate social situations with heightened awareness and empathy. While this sensitivity might present challenges, harnessing it effectively empowers individuals with ADHD to bring a unique depth of understanding and perception to various interactions and environments, showcasing their intuitive strengths as invaluable ADHD superpowers.

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5. Multitasking Skills

The multitasking prowess inherent in ADHD represents a potent superpower, showcasing individuals’ exceptional ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Despite potential challenges in maintaining focus, those with ADHD often demonstrate adeptness at juggling various tasks, seamlessly shifting attention between activities. This unique skill allows for efficient multitasking, enabling them to manage diverse duties or responsibilities concurrently, emphasizing their adept multitasking abilities as invaluable ADHD superpowers.

6. Adventurous Spirit

The adventurous spirit within ADHD encapsulates a compelling superpower, highlighting individuals’ propensity for exploration, risk-taking, and embracing new experiences. Despite potential challenges in maintaining focus, individuals with ADHD often exhibit a fearless approach to new ideas or ventures, demonstrating an innate curiosity and enthusiasm for uncharted territories. This adventurous streak enables them to approach endeavors with courage and openness, emphasizing their adventurous spirit as a distinctive and valuable ADHD superpower.

7. Innovative Thinking

Innovative thinking, a defining ADHD superpower, showcases individuals’ exceptional ability to connect diverse ideas and devise unconventional solutions. Despite potential challenges in maintaining focus, those with ADHD often exhibit a unique knack for thinking beyond conventional boundaries, fostering creativity and inventive problem-solving. This distinct cognitive style allows for innovative approaches to challenges, enabling individuals to navigate complexities with imaginative solutions, emphasizing their capacity for creative thinking as a pivotal and valuable ADHD superpower.

8. Resilience and Adaptability

Resilience and adaptability, prominent ADHD superpowers, highlight individuals’ remarkable ability to navigate changing circumstances and bounce back from setbacks. Despite potential challenges in maintaining focus, those with ADHD often demonstrate noteworthy resilience, adapting swiftly to new situations and learning from experiences. This innate flexibility allows for adept adjustments to varying environments or challenges, emphasizing their capacity for resilience and adaptability as invaluable strengths inherent to ADHD.

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9. Empathy and Sensitivity

Empathy and sensitivity, essential ADHD superpowers, underscore individuals’ heightened awareness and deep understanding of emotions. Despite potential challenges in maintaining focus, individuals with ADHD often possess a profound ability to empathize, recognize, and respond to emotions with acute sensitivity. This heightened emotional awareness allows an exceptional capacity to connect with others’ feelings and experiences, showcasing their empathetic strengths as invaluable and distinctive ADHD superpowers.

10. Enthusiastic Curiosity

Enthusiastic curiosity, a defining ADHD superpower, signifies individuals’ thirst for knowledge and exploration. Despite potential challenges in maintaining focus, those with ADHD often display an unbridled passion for learning and discovery, showcasing an eager and relentless pursuit of new ideas and experiences. This enthusiastic curiosity drives a genuine quest for knowledge, allowing for a continuous exploration of diverse interests and subjects, emphasizing their boundless curiosity as a potent and invaluable ADHD superpower.

11. Exceptional Problem-Solving Skills

Exceptional problem-solving skills inherent in ADHD superpowers exemplify individuals’ remarkable ability to navigate and resolve complex challenges. Despite potential challenges in maintaining focus, those with ADHD often exhibit exceptional prowess in divergent thinking and pattern recognition, fostering innovative problem-solving approaches. This unique cognitive style enables them to excel in dissecting intricate problems, offering novel solutions, and showcasing their capacity for ingenious problem-solving as an indispensable and distinctive ADHD superpower.

12. Unwavering Determination

Unwavering determination, a notable ADHD superpower, signifies individuals’ persistent and resilient approach towards their goals. Despite potential challenges in maintaining focus, those with ADHD often demonstrate steadfast commitment and tenacity in pursuing their objectives. This unwavering resolve allows them to persevere through obstacles and setbacks, showcasing an unyielding determination as a cornerstone in achieving their aspirations. Highlighting their resolute and persistent nature, this determination is a potent and invaluable ADHD superpower.

Embracing the Positives

While ADHD presents challenges, acknowledging and harnessing these unique strengths fosters self-acceptance and confidence. Understanding these “superpowers” enables individuals to leverage their strengths, turning challenges into opportunities for growth and success.

ADHD, with its array of hidden strengths, highlights the diversity of human cognition. Embracing these superpowers not only reshapes perceptions of ADHD but also empowers individuals to thrive by celebrating their unique abilities.

Get the support you need to manage ADHD. Chat with Themba Tutors today.
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Meet Craig Selinger, the passionate owner behind Themba Tutors, a renowned practice specializing in executive function coaching and tutoring. Together with his team of multidisciplinary professionals, they bring their extensive knowledge to numerous locations: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester, Long Island, New Jersey, and Connecticut, as well as offering remote services. As a licensed speech-language pathologist in the state of NY, executive functioning coach, and educational specialist with an impressive track record spanning over two decades, Craig has professionally assisted thousands of families. Craig's proficiency encompasses a wide spectrum of areas, including language-related learning challenges such as reading, writing, speaking, and listening. He is also well-versed in executive functioning, ADHD/ADD, and various learning disabilities. What truly distinguishes Craig and his team is their unwavering commitment to delivering comprehensive support. By actively collaborating with the most esteemed professionals within the NYC metropolitan region – from neuropsychologists to mental health therapists and allied health experts – they create a network of expertise.
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