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Finding your purpose with Thomas Armstrong .

The Leadership Journey Podcast

Welcome back to another month's episode , We are so excited for this episode because David had a very interesting ,educative and in depth conversation with Thomas Armstrong . Thomas Armstrong is a senior at NC State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is COO of a digital marketing agency and is working on a mission-driven project called Share Your Why, which we talked about in this episode . Thomas is a man with in-depth knowledge and understanding and we are so glad to have him on this episode . To connect with Thomas and learn more about share your why project you can follow him on instagram @Tg.Armstrong .Don't forget to leave us a review wherever you are listening to the podcast .

42mins

3 Feb 2021

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Episode 17: Thomas Armstrong

Taking A Breath

In this week's episode, Thomas Armstrong talks to Parker about mission-driven living. His mission is to empower people to dream big, take action, and achieve fulfillment through their maximum potential. He talks in-depth about what this means and how you too can execute on your goals.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/parker-mayes/support

41mins

21 Aug 2020

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1: 45 Making Distance Learning Work w/ Dr. Thomas Armstrong

Parenting Without Power Struggles

In this fascinating conversation, you’ll discover how to help your child use this time of distance learning as a chance to rekindle their innate passion for learning. You’ll also understand why some kids are having such a hard time with online learning, and what to do about it. http://susanstiffelman.com/podcast-episode-armstrong/

21mins

20 May 2020

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Live on KUCI 88.9fm 9/25 at 9:00am pst, Janeane chats with Dr. Thomas Armstrong about his latest book, The Myth of the ADHD Child, Revised Edition 101 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Behavior and Attention Span Without Drugs, Labels, or Coercion.

KUCI: Get the Funk Out

The MYTH OF THE ADHD CHILD by Dr. Thomas Armstrong who is a strong objector to the controversial ADD/ADHD diagnosis. Here are some topics, he will be discussing:Why Medicating Kids to Make Them Behave is Not a Very Good Idea Reason #1 for America’s ADHD Epidemic: We Don’t Let Kids Be Kids Anymore – ADHD presents a question of brain maturation, not a neurological disorder, so a child’s age relative to their classroom plays largely into the ADHD diagnosis. At the same time, we’re expecting children to do things they are not developmentally ready for.Reason #3 for America’s ADHD Epidemic: We Disempower Our Kids at School – Boring classrooms may be causing ADHD symptoms and thus fueling the sale of “bad schooling practices adaptation drugs.”Reason #7: Too Many People Have a Vested Economic Interest in Seeing It Continue – Dr. Armstrong takes a look at some of the underlying relationships and complex financial forces at work to feed the ADHD diagnosis.Strategy #1: Let Your Child Fidget – schools are beginning to recognize the benefits of fidgeting and are building it into the school day. Forget fidget spinners! Try everyday objects like a tennis ball, clay, pipe cleaners, or a string of beads that a child can safely and quietly manipulate while they work.October is often recognized as ADHD Awareness Month!"At a time when ADHD and the medications used to treat it are growing by leaps and bounds, Thomas Armstrong asks parents to think critically about the ADHD diagnosis, to value the uniqueness of their children’s different rhythms of learning, attending, and behaving, and to appreciate and use the wide range of non-drug strategies that are out there to help their kids prosper in school and flourish in life."- Michele Borba, Ed.D., author of The Big Book of Parenting Solutions, Building Moral Intelligence, and UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World"Thomas Armstrong, author of a pioneering series of books on neurodiversity, offers practical alternatives for parents who want to enable their ADHD-diagnosed children to tap the natural strengths of their atypical minds, manage stress, and express their creative intelligence without relying solely on medication. An inspiring guide to helping your kids live up to their fullest potential."- Steve Silberman, author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity

25 Sep 2017

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Ep. 84 How to improve your child’s behavior and attention span without drugs, labels or coercion – with Dr. Thomas Armstrong

Breaking Down Parenting: A ParentNormal Podcast

How can you improve your child’s behavior and attention span without drugs, labels or coercion? Dr. Thomas Armstrong, author of The Myth of the ADHD Child: 101 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Behavior and Attention Span without Drugs, Labels, or Coercion, attempts to answer this question on this week's episode of the podcast. Now, I want to point out that Dr. Armstrong has opinions on ADHD that many doctors don’t share, but I think it’s important to ask questions and he does a good job of asking questions about a disorder that confuses many parents. In our conversation, we talk about the rise in ADHD diagnoses, what schools are doing right and wrong to help kids who have short attention spans, and about tips to improve your child’s behavior and attention without drugs.

27mins

20 Sep 2017

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#206 – Dr. Thomas Armstrong – American Institute for Learning and Human Development

The Art of Conversation Podcast

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton bring on educator and psychologist, Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D., to talk about his latest book, The Myth of the ADHD Child: 101 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Behavior and Attention Span Without Drugs, Labels, or Coercion. This book provides a thought-provoking argument against this hidden agenda of underlying values behind the … Continue reading #206 – Dr. Thomas Armstrong – American Institute for Learning and Human Development →

20mins

29 Aug 2017

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Thomas Armstrong: Neurodiversiy

The Dyslexia Quest Podcast

Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the American Institute for Learning and Human Development, and an award-winning author and speaker who has been an educator for the past forty years. Over one million copies of his books are in print on issues related to learning and human development.  Here we Jam about one of Dr. Armstrong's latest books "Neurodiversity"

57mins

21 Jul 2014

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Thomas Armstrong: the smuggler king of Cullercoats

The National Archives Podcast Series

In this talk, Dr Nick Barratt tells the amazing story of Captain Thomas Armstrong, an upstanding, if sometimes over-zealous member of HM Customs service, as well as highlighting the records as a rich source of 18th century family, local and social history.

40mins

16 Aug 2013

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Best of Series - Dr Thomas Armstrong - Multiple Intelligence

The Coffee Klatch Special Needs Radio

"Neurodiversity" by Dr Armstrong - Brilliance "Neurodiversity - Discovering the Extraordinary gifts of Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and other brain differences. This book has it all - what research tells us about the specific strengths for each disorder - why disability labels are culturally relative - how to take advantage of assistive technology - career paths that emphasize the gifts of neurodiverse adults - why inclusive classrooms offer the best learning experience. Honestly - I read about three or four books a week - all wonderful - this one - this one is the ONE! Join us on our Blog Talk Radio Tonight 9pm est with Dr Thomas Armstrong EXTRAORDINARY!

1hr 4mins

27 Aug 2012

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Sir Thomas Armstrong

Desert Island Discs: Archive 1986-1991

This week's castaway is Sir Thomas Armstrong, formerly Principal of the Royal Academy of Music, and now 91 years old. He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about his many years of teaching and performing music, judging music competitions and carrying out the almost impossible task of choosing just eight records to take to the mythical island from a lifetime filled with music from an early age.Favourite track: Brigg Fair by Frederick DeliusLuxury: Clavichord

36mins

16 Jul 1989