Yafa Crane Luria, M.A., M.S., M.Ed.
Yafa Crane Luria is a 30-year veteran teacher and school counselor, a Positive Discipline Trainer, and the author of the Mom’s Choice Award®-Winning book: How To Train Your Parents in 6 ½ Days (#CommissionsEarned) and the Amazon Kindle Best Seller: Getting Schooled: 102 Practical Tips for Parents, Teachers, Counselors, and Students about Living and Learning with ADHD (#CommissionsEarned) . She was diagnosed with ADHD (then called “Minimal Brain Dysfunction”) in 1980, one of the ﬁrst to be diagnosed as an adult. Yafa specializes in helping ADHD families who have tried everything and are still frustrated by their child’s or teen’s "Blocked but Brilliant" brain. Fun fact: Yafa’s nickname as a child was “Mountain Goat” because she climbed on EVERYTHING!
She can be reached at her website: BlockedToBrilliant.com
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