Family Musing

We recently moved to N.C. and while unpacking boxes we discovered a box with photos which had been packed away for 5 years (since our last move). While looking at the photos of our parents, the grass roots of our family and our baby pictures, our minds were flooded with ..Continue Reading

STAY WOKE

‘Woke’ is increasingly used as a byword for social awareness. It is a political term of African American origin that refers to a perceived awareness of issues concerning social justice and racial justice. It refers to a continuing awareness of these issues. Woke Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woke But social awareness begins ..Continue Reading

Bookstores Carrying Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir by Audrey and Larry Jones, MD

Bookstores Carrying Copies of Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir by Audrey and Larry Jones, MD Edgartown Books44 Main StreetEdgartown, MA 02539http://www.edgartownbooks.com508.627.8463 Park Road Books Located in: Park Road Shopping Center Address: 4139 Park Rd Charlotte, North Carolina 28209 Website: https://www.parkroadbooks.com704.525.9239 The Gallery at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church ..Continue Reading

New Memoir Discusses ADHD in African American Families

New Memoir Discusses ADHD in African American Families Nationwide — Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir (available online at www.enabletables.com) offers a poignant look at the challenges encountered by both parents and children as they cope with attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Authors Audrey R. Jones and Larry ..Continue Reading

ADHD often goes unreported in African American community

ADHD often goes unreported in African American community OUR WEEKLY Staff Writer “Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir” (available online at www.enabletables.com) offers a poignant look at the challenges encountered by both parents and children as they cope with attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Authors Audrey R. Jones ..Continue Reading

Couple Shares Family Struggles with ADHD

Couple Shares Family Struggles with ADHDStacy Brown, Washington Informer Newspaper The story of Audrey Robinson Jones and her husband, Dr. Larry Jones, might at first catch some off guard. Successful, smart and engaged in their community, many might not realize that both cope regularly with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ..Continue Reading

Book Reviews: Falling Through the Ceiling

Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir, is a poignant book about the challenges encountered by both parents and children as they cope with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The authors, Audrey and Larry Jones, provide a sensitive, knowledgeable, and often humorous account of the obstacles inherent in raising children ..Continue Reading

Excerpt: Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir

Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir by Audrey R. Jones & Larry A. Jones, MD A blend of love, humor and real-life irony, FALLING THROUGH THE CEILING makes sense of the nonsensical, shedding light on the challenges of living with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD). These stories offer ..Continue Reading

Message from the Authors

Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir by Audrey R. Jones & Larry A. Jones, MD A blend of love, humor and real-life irony, FALLING THROUGH THE CEILING makes sense of the nonsensical, shedding light on the challenges of living with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD). These stories offer ..Continue Reading

Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir by Audrey R. Jones & Larry A. Jones, MD

Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir by Audrey R. Jones & Larry A. Jones, MD A blend of love, humor and real-life irony, FALLING THROUGH THE CEILING makes sense of the nonsensical, shedding light on the challenges of living with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD). These stories offer ..Continue Reading

Order your copy of Falling Through the Ceiling Our ADHD Family Memoir

Order your copy of Falling Through the Ceiling Our ADHD Family Memoir for $17.98. Includes shipping and autographs. The memoir of Audrey and Larry Jones and their three sons demystifies ADHD in childhood and beyond. A blend of love, humor and real-life irony, Falling Through the Ceiling makes sense of ..Continue Reading

Topics Covered In Falling Through the Ceiling Our ADHD Family Memoir

Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir, is a poignant book about the challenges encountered by both parents and children as they cope with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The ADD/ADHD Iceberg “An iceberg is like a mountain hidden beneath the surface. It’s as if seeing the snow-capped peak is ..Continue Reading

Bernie Hayes TV Show on NLEC TV – Channel 24.2

Bernie Hayes TV Show on NLEC TV – Channel 24.2 Dr. Larry Jones and his wife Mrs. Audrey Jones revealed their new book Falling Through the Ceiling a critical report on ADHD. Share the news with friends: https://youtu.be/40mo3Qwrj_8

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Meet Authors Audrey Robinson Jones and Larry Albert Jones, MD

Audrey Robinson Jones left Kansas to attend Wellesley College, graduating in 1972 with her degree in anthropology/sociology, planning to be a social worker. Instead, she worked in healthcare administration for almost 30 years with her husband, including running his multi-office pediatric practice for 24 years. She also earned master’s degrees ..Continue Reading

Red Flags for Adult ADHD – Familial Factors Part 1

Are you dealing with familial factors, such as being the parent or child of a person with ADHD, receiving an ADHD diagnosis in childhood, or being “just like” a relative with ADHD? From Falling Through The Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir: “Larry never thought that he would be diagnosed with ..Continue Reading

Red Flags for Adult ADHD -Inattention Problems Part 2

Have you experienced frequent problems with driving (speeding tickets, accidents, or excessive caution to compensate for inattention problems)?  From Falling Through The Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir: “The four ADHD drivers of the Jones family faced numerous accidents, parking violations, and speeding tickets. The three Jones’ Boys learned much of ..Continue Reading

Red Flags for Adult ADHD – Money Management Part 3

Everyone has some of these symptoms occasionally, but those with adult ADHD have more of these symptoms consistently and to a level of impairment. These symptoms may be fairly consistent, vary according to the situation or fluctuate without control. Impulsivity Problems with: Impulsive spending – Making impulsive decisions – Financial ..Continue Reading

Red Flags for Adult ADHD – Organizational Challenges Part 4

Do you find yourself repeatedly facing organizational challenges (time management difficulties, missed appointments, frequent tardiness, unfinished projects, etc.)? Everyone has some of these symptoms occasionally, but those with adult ADHD have more of these symptoms consistently and to a level of impairment. These symptoms may be fairly consistent, vary according ..Continue Reading

Support Audrey R. Jones and Larry A. Jones, MD on Book Tour

Please support the authors by reading and sharing their online blog tour flyer, found here. ??? FALLING THROUGH THE CEILING: OUR ADHD FAMILY MEMOIR Available in Print and eBook format from Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Gift Shop,  Park Road Books,  Walmart online,  Amazon and  B&N or purchase autographed copies from the authors for $17.98, includes free shipping.  If you ..Continue Reading

Bookstores Carrying Copies of Falling Through the Ceiling

Bookstores Carrying Copies of Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir by Audrey and Larry Jones, MD: Edgartown Books 44 Main Street Edgartown, MA 02539 http://www.edgartownbooks.com 508.627.8463 Bunch of Grapes Bookstore 23 Main Street, Vineyard Haven Martha’s Vineyard https://www.bunchofgrapes.com 508.693.2291 Wesleyan College Bookstore 413 Main Street Middletown, CT 06457 ..Continue Reading

Black Pearls Magazine Interview

Audrey and Larry Jones are fun-loving mates, parents and grandparents who enjoy traveling and each other’s company. Audrey and Larry had a whirlwind spring romance as college students in 1970. They married and had three sons, one right after the other. As expensive, dangerous behaviors continued to be repeated, they ..Continue Reading

What is ADHD?

“ADHD is NOT caused by: poor parenting, falls or head injuries, traumatic life events, digital distractions, video games and television, lack of physical activity, food additives, food allergies, or excess sugar.” Attention Deficit Disorder Association (www.add.org) Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder that is usually diagnosed in childhood. ..Continue Reading

Is ADHD A Real Diagnosis?

A recent Pediatric News (Rettew, David C.. “Discuss ADHD ‘Controversy’ with Parents.” Pediatric News Review) defines ADHD as a dimensional rather than binary entity.  What we have learned in our family’s journey is that it is not a psychiatric diagnosis; for us it is a spectrum of behaviors that we have ..Continue Reading

ADHD AND ME

Even when things were not going well, having the God-given courage to turn that adversity into something positive is what I learned to do.” – Larry   In 1965 my mother became ill with cancer when I was 15, and died four years later. My grandmother and I were devastated ..Continue Reading

Bonding Through Books – BAN Radio Interview

BAN Radio’s host Ella D. Curry will be interviewing us during the holiday radio show. We will be sharing messages of Hope, Healing, and Resilience and discussing ways to successfully manage ADHD behaviors,  listen here. Our interview starts 40 minutes into the show. Check out our Black Pearls Magazine holiday ..Continue Reading

Book Review: Elaine F. Walker, Ph.D.

Listen to a reading from the book: http://www.audioacrobat.com/note/ChLlxCkX Falling Through the Ceiling, Our ADHD Family Memoir, is a poignant book about the challenges encountered by both parents and children as they cope with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  The authors, Audrey and Larry Jones, provide a sensitive, knowledgeable, and often humorous ..Continue Reading

New Falling Through the Ceiling Book Reviews

FALLING THROUGH THE CEILING is a guide to unlocking the amazing gifts and qualities while stabilizing impulsivity and frustration. Our goal is to support children and young adults, preparing them to lead resilient, happy, productive lives. Having ADHD is sometimes like a snow globe sitting on a shelf. Inside are ..Continue Reading

Book Discussion & Signing at Dr. Clifton Smith’s Home

Circle of concerned parents, educators, physicians, and colleagues who impact St. Louis youth gather to exchange ideas during Book Discussion and Signing at Dr. Clifton Smith’s CWE home.  

Women In Vision INC Conference

We had a chance to present FALLING THROUGH THE CEILING: Our ADHD Family Memoir at a transformational event this past Saturday, the Women In Vision INC Conference: UNVEILING GOD’S MASTERPIECES. In keeping with the purpose of the conference, we imparted our knowledge and experience with ADHD to conference-goers through our ..Continue Reading

Falling Through the Ceiling: New Memoir Discusses ADHD in African American Families

New Memoir Discusses ADHD in African American Families Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir offers a poignant look at the challenges encountered by both parents and children as they cope with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Authors Audrey R. Jones and Larry A. Jones, M.D., are candid about the ..Continue Reading

CLOSING THE SCHOOL TO PRISON PIPELINE: ONE CHILD AT A TIME

Audrey Jones & Larry Jones, MD Authors of FALLING THROUGH THE CEILING Our ADHD Family Memoir CLOSING THE SCHOOL TO PRISON PIPELINE: ONE CHILD AT A TIME The School-to-Prison Pipeline is a deliberate, planned process that pushes students from school to the criminal justice system, based on the “zero tolerance” ..Continue Reading

WHEN IS IMPULSIVITY A PROBLEM AND WHERE DO ADULTS GO FOR HELP?

When is IMPULSIVITY a problem and where do adults go for help? In psychology, impulsivity (or impulsiveness) is a tendency to act on a whim, displaying behavior characterized by little or no forethought, reflection, or consideration of the consequences. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Impulsivity My first attraction to Larry was his spontaneity, a.k.a. impulsivity: FTTC: Our ..Continue Reading

Controlling Your Impulsivity Discussion & Book Signing

Controlling Your Impulsivity Discussion & Book Signing July 21 at 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Audrey R. Jones and Larry A. Jones, MD will discuss adult control of impulsivity and celebrate Larry’s birthday. The discussion will focus on experiences with adult impulsivity and managing Red Flag behaviors. The authors will ..Continue Reading

ENABLE TABLE GAMES – Audrey

Help and Enable get confused in my head.  For years we rationalized that our boys appreciated what we tried to do for them to improve their opportunities.  In their late 30’s do they admit that their inattentive, compulsive brains only learned when it was too expensive, financially and emotionally to ..Continue Reading