Original Guidance Foundation
Original Guidance Foundation Corporation is a south Florida based, nonprofit public charity; dedicated to providing a conducive environment for honing life-skills and self actualization. Our root goal is to aid in the betterment of the community and strengthening of its families; however, we specialize in working with individuals coming out of long-term incarceration or treatment facilities. The importance of re-entry and effective transitional services, are essential to reduce recidivism rates, and this is a battle the current system is failing miserably. We believe that through proper life planning, coaching talents, and developing hinge skills, our clients will uncover greatness. The diamond in the ruff that always existed, but they just could not, or did not know how to believe in being. Our programs aid clients in creating a positive self-image, ultimately strengthening themselves, their families, and the community. We believe that through through proper guidance in our program, we will be able to teach clients the importance of balance in all aspects of life: bringing hope to the hopeless, and allowing the chance for every person, to assume their inalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Ultimately we will be working towards changing not just client’s view of themselves, but the stigma associated with ex-offenders and the under served in the eyes of today’s society. The Original Guidance Foundation motto, “Building a better world, by building better people” reminds us constantly why we strive to communicate the daily message of hope to those in need, and facilitate positive changes in both the community and our clients
That cluster of symptoms now known “officially” as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has has been known by more names than almost any other disorder in the DSM* – maybe more than any disorder in the DSM*.
- MBD: Minimal Brain Damage;
- HRC: Hyperkinetic Reaction of Childhood;
- ADD: Attention Deficit Disorder
- AD/HD: Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder
- ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder