Dr. Larry A. Jones’ personal story about ADHD

[Watch the Video] Dr. Larry A. Jones tells his personal story about ADHD. 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 ..Continue Reading

School to Prison Pipeline Seminar – 2019 National Black Book Festival

Join authors Audrey R. Jones and Larry A. Jones, MD for a Seminar: School to Prison Pipeline at the- 2019 National Black Book Festival. Hosted by National Black Book Festival. Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 1 PM – 3 PM CDT Location: Fallbrook Church12512 Walters Rd, Houston, Texas 77014 ..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

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

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

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

Invite Audrey and Larry to Your Event

To schedule Dr. Jones and his wife Audrey for a keynote speaking engagement, online chat, conference or book club meeting via speaker phone, Skype, Facebook Live or Group Chat, Twitter chat, Zoom, or a FaceTime meet-up simply email Audrey Jones at: audjones50@gmail.com or call her at: 314-443-6705. Audrey and Larry ..Continue Reading

Join Our Facebook Community

Join our Community! Follow the Enable Tables Media Blog Enter here and Share with Friends: http://enabletables.com/blog Like our Falling Through the Ceiling Facebook Fanpage for the Book https://www.facebook.com/Fallingthroughtheceiling Join our Facebook Group for Stop Failing and Falling Coachinghttps://www.facebook.com/groups/290508235000415 Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir, is a poignant book ..Continue Reading

Park Road Books, Charlotte, North Carolina

Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir by Audrey and Larry Jones, MD is now on sale at Park Road Books! Please visit the store or the online site to purchase copies today. Park Road Books Phone: (704) 525-9239 Located in: Park Road Shopping Center Address: 4139 Park Rd ..Continue Reading

The Gallery at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church

Audrey Jones and Dr. Larry Jones are very excited to announce that their book, Falling Through The Ceiling, is now available for purchase at the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Gallery Gift Shop in Charlotte, North Carolina! Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Pastor: Dr. Clifford A. Jones, Sr. 3400 Beatties Ford Road ..Continue Reading

Falling Through the Ceiling: 10th Annual International Book Awards

Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir has been nominated for the 2019 International Book Awards! Sponsored by American Book Fest The 10th Annual International Book Awards (IBA 2019) are specifically designed to be a vehicle for authors and publishers to launch their careers, open global markets and compete ..Continue Reading

COMING IN 2019: Stop Failing and Falling Coaching

Dr. Jones, after 24 years as a practicing pediatrician, successfully living with ADHD, will be completing his training as an ADHD Life Coach. With this certification, Audrey and Larry will package their expertise as: Stop Failing and Falling Coaching. Online, Larry will provide services to connect affected people and their ..Continue Reading

Message from Audrey R. Jones and Larry A. Jones, MD

For us Falling Through the Ceiling is a blend of love, humor and real-life irony. We make sense of the nonsensical by shedding light on our challenges of living with attention deficit disorder (ADHD). Our stories are examples of the things that can happen when ADHD runs rampant and untreated ..Continue Reading

Invite Audrey and Larry to Your Conference or Literary Event

About Audrey R. Jones & Larry A. Jones, MDMarried over 46 years, Audrey and Larry Jones are parents, grandparents, and fun-loving mates who enjoy each other’s company, civic, volunteer and cultural activities and frequent traveling. They had a whirlwind spring romance in 1970 as college students, married in late summer ..Continue Reading

Praise 95.1 FM Radio Interview

Praise 95.1 FM Radio Interview: Community Connections with Keith Antone In case you missed it or want to hear it again, check out our radio interview on Praise 95.1 FM’s Community Connections with host Keith Antone! Our interview begins at the 5:19 mark. Follow the link here: https://omny.fm/shows/community-connections1/02-09-2019-hour-1-audry-jones-dr-larry-jones-dr-ki During the ..Continue Reading

Relationship Growth: Letting It Go

Our Granddaughter Zulima’s rendition of “Let it Go” from the movie FROZEN always gives us a laugh and a reaffirms the positives of our 50 years together. After meeting 50 Februaries ago, we’re confident that we have been blessed to learn: “Keeping the marriage or love flame burning requires reaffirming ..Continue Reading

“Twice Exceptional” Kansas City Neighborhood Academy

In the snow and cold of Kansas City we were able to meet with Dr. Robin Wilson, Principal, at the Kansas City Neighborhood Academy. Check out their website for more information on them here: https://www.kcneighborhoodacademy.org. We also met with Dr. Charlene Luster who introduced #FallingThroughTheCeiling to the Academy and their ..Continue Reading

BLACK AUTHORS MATTER

TO OUR GREAT SUPPORTER SHEILA FORREST We would like to thank Sheila for hosting our book at her store, so that our message can reach a broader audience. We would also like to salute her for sponsoring our recent radio show last Saturday with Keith Antone Willis on Praise 95.1 ..Continue Reading

Ancestor’s Footprint – Jones Radio Interview with Bernice Bennett

We just had a wonderful radio interview by Bernice Bennett on the radio show Ancestor’s Footprint. In our discussion we linked genealogy, family genetics, and ADHD. If you missed the show or want to hear it again, click on the link below: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/bernicebennett/2019/02/14/falling-through-the-ceiling-with-audrey-r-jones-and-larry-ajones-md Invite Audrey and Larry to Your Event ..Continue Reading

Black History Month Blog Tour Author Interview

Why Did You Write Your Book? Falling Through the Ceiling summarizes our experiences in the context of the Sankofa Proverb. The Sankofa bird is a mythical West African bird with its head turned backwards carrying a precious egg in its mouth. The Ghanian meaning is “forever forward never backwards”, interpreted ..Continue Reading

Guest Post: Why Did You Write Your Book?

Falling Through the Ceiling summarizes our experiences in the context of the Sankofa Proverb. The Sankofa bird is a mythical West African bird with its head turned backwards carrying a precious egg in its mouth. The Ghanian meaning is “forever forward never backwards”, interpreted as you must know your past ..Continue Reading

Audrey R. Jones and Larry A. Jones, M.D. are on a Black History Month Blog Tour

Authors Audrey R. Jones and Larry A. Jones, M.D. are on a Black History Month Blog Tour discussing their book, Falling Through the Ceiling: Our ADHD Family Memoir. You can join the tour too by visiting their media page: https://www.smore.com/jxtyf. I will share the host blogs in my comments below. Thanks! ..Continue Reading

Larry’s Advice, Especially for Fathers

“Don’t get in the way of progress. Be willing to do everything to make your family whole and healthy, even admitting when you’re wrong or need assistance.” – Larry I know pride gets in the way of rational thinking and listening. Also, the concerns of a parent may cause you ..Continue Reading

Advocating for Children with ADHD

“As the parent, it’s up to you to find the resources necessary to nurture and support your child(ren) in growing through ADHD.” – Audrey Once ADD/ADHD is suggested by the school, the primary care physician should be the first resource consulted beyond the school. Be aware that some schools have ..Continue Reading

WHEN IMPULSIVITY IS A RELATIONSHIP PROBLEM WHERE DO WE 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: “My infatuation began with Larry’s spontaneity, always coming up with things to do, enhancing ..Continue Reading

Audrey and Larry at Senior Fitness Class

“We’ll be friends until we’re old and senile. Then we’ll be new friends.” Larry and I found our friend Sandy who we hadn’t seen for 30 yrs at senior fitness class in Charlotte. Common values last.    #AARP #CHARLOTTE #MINDBODYSOUL#MALLARDCREEKCOMMUNITY #FALLING#FRIENDS  

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

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

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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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

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

Falling Through the Ceiling Excerpt

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

Mind, Body, & Soul Health Fair at the Murchison Tabernacle CME Church

Mind, Body, & Soul Health Fair at the Murchison Tabernacle CME Church

We premiered Falling Through the Ceiling at the Mind, Body, & Soul Health Fair at the Murchison Tabernacle CME Church to a rousing response. Not only did we sell books, we had great discussions with parents and adults affected by ADHD. This was our test. Bring a friend and join ..Continue Reading