Yafa Crane Luria specializes in helping ADHD families who have tried nearly everything and are still frustrated and confused by their child’s or teen’s Blocked but Brilliant brain. An ADHD pioneer since 1984, Yafa 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" and the Amazon Kindle Best Seller: "Getting Schooled: 102 Practical Tips for Parents, Teachers, Counselors, and Students about Living and Learning with ADHD." Her most popular program is “The No-Yelling, No-Nagging, No-Begging Approach to ADHD & Behavior,” a 6-lesson video class where parents can create their own family behavior plan, customized to their family. In 2018, Yafa launched "Our ADHD Revolution," a global platform that offers online coaching and classes to families with ADHD kids and teens. Fun fact: Yafa's nickname growing up was "Mountain Goat" because she climbed EVERYTHING.
Yafa has parlayed her ADHD into the driving force behind everything she does. A combination of exuberant creativity and no-nonsense pragmatism, Yafa has won awards for her work on learning strategies (curriculum, productivity, and special needs), including having one of her projects cited as a “Notable Contribution to 300 Years of Jewish Education.”
Described as a “Fairy Angel Godmother,” Yafa combines practical, thoroughly-proven strategies, irresistible optimism, and a loving heart to co-create beautiful transformations with the families she coaches. Yafa says, “My brain is probably my favorite thing about myself and I want that for every other person with ADHD. Coaching is the one modality that offers that possibility in the quickest and most long-lasting way. Coaching offers the chance to grow into the person you were meant to be, whether as a parent or as a child growing into adulthood.”
She can be reached at her website: BlockedtoBrilliant.com
Specialties: Child Development, Effective Communication, Parenting, ADD/ADHD, Coaching, Indigo children, Relationships, Motivation, Goal-Setting, Transitions (for kids and parents), Academic Success, Rules and Consequences, Gifted Children