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Leading ADHD experts give real-life answers to questions submitted by ADD adults and parents raising children with attention deficit disorder across a range of topics covering symptoms, school, work, and family life. Note on audio quality: This podcast is a recording of a webinar series, and the au…


    • Jan 12, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 384 EPISODES

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    384- Focus on Inattentive ADHD: The Under-Diagnosed and Under-Treated Subtype

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 61:15

    The "Predominantly Inattentive" (PI) ADHD subtype can lead to significant functional impairment and distress, yet may go undiagnosed into adulthood. Mary V. Solanto, Ph.D., explains how to recognize PI and about effective treatments.

    383- Optimizing Executive Functions in Children and Adults with ADHD

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 59:44

    382- Revenge Bedtime Procrastination: How to Break the Cycle of Delayed Sleep and Stress

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2021 61:15

    Christine Li, Ph.D., and Tracy Otsuka, JD, LLM, AACC, discuss why women with ADHD are especially prone to revenge bedtime procrastination — pushing back bedtime to give yourself some "me time" — and how to build healthier sleep habits.

    381- How Involved Parents Can Foster a Child's Self-Advocacy Skills

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 58:42

    Decades of research tell us that a parent's close bond and engagement with their child leads to academic success. Join Michael Nakkula, Ph.D., to learn how this engagement can also unlock vital self-advocacy skills for children with learning differences.

    380- Menopause and ADHD: How Estrogen Changes Impact Dopamine, Cognition, and Women's Health

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 63:49

    Many women, ADHD or not, report increased difficulties with organization, memory, & mood during menopause. Jeanette Wasserstein, Ph.D., discusses estrogen loss during middle age, how it impacts cognition, and how it may worsen or even “create” ADHD.

    379- A Parent's Guide to Problem-Solving School Behavior Struggles

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 61:11

    You get a phone call informing you that your child is having behavior issues at school. Now what? Rachel Schwartz, Ph.D., BCBA-D, walks parents through the next steps — gathering information and implementing an effective behavior action plan.

    378- What Did You Say? Differentiating Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) from ADHD in Children

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 62:19

    A child with APD can hear, but may miss details and have trouble distinguishing similar sounds. This can result in struggles socially and at home and school. Beverley Holden Johns explains how to differentiate APD from ADHD and shares proven strategies.

    377- Shedding Labels, Shedding Shame: How to Increase Acceptance of ADHD Accommodations

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 60:54

    376- ADHD Ages & Stages Part 3: Common Challenges and Practical Strategies for Adults with ADHD

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 64:03

    ADHD is a chronic, life-long condition that impacts individuals through the school years and into their adult lives. Meg Leahy, MS, NCC, BCC, surveys the common challenges for adults with ADHD and offers practical strategies.

    375- ADHD Awareness Month: 7 Common ADHD Misconceptions and the Insights to Refute Them

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 62:37

    Few conditions suffer from more caricature and disinformation than ADHD. Ned Hallowell, M.D., and Sari Solden, M.S., discuss the most common stereotypes about the condition and help you counter these mistaken ideas with facts.

    374- The Whole-Person Treatment Approach to ADHD

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 63:07

    Learn about combining integrative strategies alongside conventional psychiatric treatments to cultivate physical and emotional wellbeing in living with ADHD from Lidia Zylowska, M.D.

    373- ADHD Ages & Stages Part 2: Common Challenges and Practical Strategies for Teens and Young Adults

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 61:27

    Adolescence is marked by dramatic changes — physical, emotional, and social. Meg Leahy, MS, NCC, BCC, surveys the unique challenges of ADHD for teens and young adults and shares research-based strategies and resources.

    372- Social Confidence: How to Help Students with ADHD Re-Acclimate to In-Person School & Friends

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 59:54

    Social anxiety is real. When ADHD — and a long-term absence of in-person socializing — are factored into the mix, feelings of trepidation make all the more sense. Learn how to help your child re-acclimate from Caroline Maguire, PCC, M.Ed.

    371- Help for College Students with ADHD: A Parent's Guide to Improving Outcomes

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 61:11

    The abrupt loss of parental support and increased demand for self-management can be devastating for teens with ADHD as they transition to college. Kevin Antshel, Ph.D., teaches parents how to prepare during high school and access services on campus.

    370- ADHD Ages & Stages Part 1: Common Challenges & Practical Strategies for Children

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 61:50

    Children work to develop a range of behavioral, academic, social, and emotional skills. ADHD touches all of these milestones. Meg Leahy, MS, NCC, BCC, surveys the unique challenges of ADHD during childhood and shares research-based strategies & resources.

    369- Deficient Emotional Self-Regulation: The Overlooked ADHD Symptom That Impacts Everything

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 61:09

    Deficient emotional self-regulation (DESR) is an integral part of ADHD and can have serious negative effects on daily functioning. Russell Barkley, Ph.D., discusses the ADHD-emotional dysregulation link and effective treatments.

    368- "I Forgot My Homework… Again!" Fortifying Executive Functions to Solve School Disorganization

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 59:28

    Children with ADHD struggle with executive functions — brain-based skills that tell us what to do, and when. Susan Kruger, M.Ed., offers practical strategies to reduce morning chaos, organize papers & digital files, and "make the invisible, visible."

    367- Caregivers with ADHD: How to Help Your Children Thrive While Meeting Your Own Challenges

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 61:49

    David Anderson, Ph.D., explains how ADHD symptoms affect the daily rhythm of parenting — impairing our abilities to organize, prioritize, and manage emotions around our children — and how to ensure a mindful approach to caregiving.

    366- Quelling Math Anxiety: How to Identify and Effectively Teach Students with Dyscalculia

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 60:38

    Dyscalculia is a learning disability that makes it difficult to do math — and often leads to math anxiety. Renee Hamilton-Newman, M.Ed., discusses how to identify and teach students with dyscalculia, and address any resulting anxiety.

    365- Family Ties: Managing and Advocating for Your Child with ADHD in the Extended Family

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 61:33

    How do we help relatives understand our children with ADHD — and why do these interactions sometimes trigger our own feelings of shame? Learn communication and advocacy skills to use with extended family from Janette Patterson, MSW, LMFT.

    364- Motivation at School: Finding the "On" Switch for Your Child with ADHD

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 61:28

    Wish your child with ADHD would display more intrinsic motivation for school? Jerome J. Schultz, Ph.D., teaches parents how to shift excitement about other activities to schoolwork — and how to motivate the child who doesn't want to do anything.

    363- 9 Ways to Prime Your Child with ADHD for a Positive School Year

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 61:24

    The past year of remote, pandemic learning was tough for students with ADHD (and their parents). Susan Yellin, Esq., and Paul B. Yellin, M.D., share what you can do to help your child recoup learning losses and ensure a productive 2021-22 year.

    362- Inattentive ADHD: Why ADD Is Misdiagnosed and the Best Ways to Treat It

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 58:46

    People with inattentive ADHD (formerly 'ADD') have difficulty focusing on important non-preferred tasks, like schoolwork or work, but CAN pay attention to activities that interest them. Learn more from Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D., and Ryan J. Kennedy, DNP.

    361- The Healthy Habits Playbook: How to Make Meaningful Changes Actually Stick

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 61:18

    You can and already have formed habits — they just may not be the ones you want. Michele Novotni, Ph.D., teaches us how to adjust our existing habits, identify healthy new habits we want to form, and how to keep positive changes in place

    360- Complex ADHD: Understanding, Diagnosing, and Treating Comorbidities in Concert

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 60:27

    Seventy-five percent of people with ADHD have at least one additional psychiatric diagnosis. Theresa Cerulli, M.D., discusses the emerging guidelines that factor in common co-existing conditions for simultaneous diagnosis and treatment.

    359- Six Super Skills to Build Executive Functioning in Adults with ADHD

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 59:28

    Lara Honos-Webb, Ph.D., outlines the six super skills that unlock stronger executive function in adults with ADHD, increasing your ability to plan, take action rather than procrastinate, stay focused, regulate moods, and more.

    358- Diagnosing and Treating Eating Disorders in Children and Adults with ADHD

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 63:54

    Eating disorders often co-occur with an ADHD diagnosis. Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., provides an in-depth look at the clinical features of various eating disorders and body image problems, and outlines recommended treatment strategies.

    357- Make a Summer Comeback: How Students with ADHD Can Regain Lost Academic Ground and Have Fun

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2021 59:27

    After a year+ of minimal individualized instruction and virtual learning fatigue, you may worry about helping your child retain academic skills while feeling pressure to plan summer fun. Ann Dolin M.Ed., guides parents in striking the right balance.

    356- The Missed Diagnosis: ADHD and Autism in Smart Kids and Adults

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 63:17

    Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D., describes his work with high-IQ individuals who excelled early in school, but struggled academically and socially later in life. Many had unrecognized ADHD and autism, including signs formerly associated with Asperger syndrome.

    355- Got a Picky Eater? How to Solve Unhealthy Food Challenges in Children with SPD and ADHD

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 64:10

    Picky (and unhealthy) eating is common in kids with ADHD — whether due to sensory issues, medication side effects, or a feeding disorder. Kelly Dorfman, M.S., LND, helps us recognize causes of "picky eating" and shares healthy eating strategies.

    354- Do I Have Autism? ADHD? Both? An Adult’s Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2021 60:42

    Benjamin E. Yerys, Ph.D., shares the latest research about co-occurring ADHD and autism, the best strategies for diagnosis, the most effective treatments, and future directions to support adults diagnosed with both conditions.

    353- Discipline with a Twist: How to Manage Challenging Behavior Problems in Children & Teens with ADHD

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 62:37

    Difficult behaviors may be a child's way of telling us something isn’t working for them: They are confused, tired, or afraid. Merriam Sarcia Saunders, LMFT, can help you understand your child's behavior and increase their self-esteem & your own joy in parenting.

    352- Equity in ADHD Care: Strategies for Improving Diagnosis & Treatment Among Black and Latinx Children

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 61:49

    Inequities in ADHD care for Black and Latinx children can lead to long-term negative impacts on health and education. Tumaini Rucker Coker, M.D., MBA, leads clinicians and professionals in exploring ways to recognize and reduce these disparities.

    351- The Latest Science on Improving Sleep in Children and Teens with ADHD

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 61:03

    350- Gender Diversity and Neurodiversity: When a Child or Teen with ADHD Explores Gender

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 60:19

    For children with ADHD, the executive functioning challenges or emotional dysregulation that come with ADHD may further complicate gender exploration or transition. Sharon Saline, Psy.D., & Julie Mencher, MSW, guide parents in offering the right support.

    349- How Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Ruptures Families — and How to Manage It

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2021 64:12

    Children and adults with ODD are neurologically hardwired to oppose anyone they perceive as telling them what to do, which leads to lives filled with conflict. William Dodson, M.D., explains how this condition overlaps with ADHD, and how to treat both.

    348- ADHD, Clarified: New Research and Essential Strategies for Thriving with ADHD

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 59:07

    Our understanding of ADHD has evolved. Based on 30 years of working with patients, Ned Hallowell, M.D., and John Ratey, M.D., provide new strategies and lifestyle hacks designed to minimize the downsides and emphasize the benefits of ADHD.

    347- Is It Bipolar Disorder or ADHD Moodiness? Getting the Right Diagnosis & Treatment

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2021 61:27

    Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D., and Ryan J. Kennedy, DNP, explain why so many with ADHD are misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder, how to differentiate the emotional dysregulation of ADHD from bipolar disorder, and treatment options for both conditions.

    346- Discipline Strategies for Managing Challenging Behaviors in Children with ADHD

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2021 64:24

    Parents raising children with ADHD need discipline approaches that go beyond shouting and punishment. David Anderson, Ph.D., shares productive, practical strategies to improve communication and handle today’s meltdowns, defiance, and strong emotions.

    345- 6 Principles for Raising a Child with ADHD

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 28, 2021 63:11

    Russell Barkley, Ph.D., shares important principles — culled from the latest research and his work with thousands of families — for improving behavior and communication and providing the unwavering support children with ADHD need.

    344- The Science Behind Diagnosing and Treating ADHD in Older Adults

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 62:13

    David W. Goodman, M.D., FAPA, discusses the symptoms and daily impairments associated with ADHD in older adults, medical issues to consider when investigating cognitive symptoms, the benefits ADHD medication may or may not provide, and more.

    343- The OCD-ADHD Link: What You Should Know When You Have Both

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2021 63:07

    Learn about the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), the differences between OCD and ADHD, how either condition can be misdiagnosed as the other, and recommended treatments from Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D.

    342- When Stress Ignites Strong Emotions in Teens with ADHD

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 61:52

    Brendan Mahan, Ed.D., M.S., discusses how ADHD, anxiety, and adolescence affect emotions, and shares proven strategies for teaching teens how to manage anger, frustration, and other dysregulated emotions at home.

    341- Time Management in a Pandemic: Better Productivity, Even When Every Day Could Be Monday

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2021 61:28

    Many adults with ADHD are sleeping later, staying up later, exercising less, and getting less done because the pandemic has robbed us of clues for "when" to do things. Linda Walker, PCC, helps us learn how to combat time blindness and structure our days.

    340- A Parent’s Guide for Managing Language Processing Disorder

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2021 61:43

    Ellen Braaten, Ph.D., explains how language and learning disabilities overlap with ADHD and affect social skills, how to find a professional who can help with these challenges, and how to support children with slow processing speed at home and at school.

    339- Time to Reset: Simplify Your ADHD Life in the New Year

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2021 64:14

    Linda Roggli, PCC, takes us through a step-by-step process to shake off the confusion, anxiety, and stress of 2020 and reset our ADHD lives. Learn how to edit out mental chatter and physical clutter and simplify instead of "complexify."

    338- How Adults with ADHD Can Relieve Pandemic Stress with Mindfulness

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2021 55:33

    John Mitchell, Ph.D., explains why pandemic distress can take an especially serious toll on adults with ADHD, shares the latest research on the benefits of mindfulness, and teaches meditation strategies to help manage anxiety.

    337- ADHD Is Different for Women: Gender-Specific Symptoms & Treatments

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2020 61:31

    Do symptoms look different in girls and women? Why are so many women misdiagnosed? How do hormone levels impact ADHD? How do executive functions and co-existing conditions affect outcomes and treatment? Ellen Littman, Ph.D., answers these questions.

    336- Mid-Year Motivation Guide: Help Your Child Persist with Hybrid or Online Learning

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 61:27

    Children with ADHD want to do well, but often lack the resources and confidence to do so — and hybrid and online learning have increased the challenges. Sharon Saline, Psy.D., shares strategies to re-invigorate and motivate your child this school year.

    335- How Music Sparks, Soothes, and Optimizes the ADHD Brain in Children

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 65:54

    Music therapist Patti Catalano, MM, MT-BC, shares research on how music benefits the ADHD brain, and how parents can use music to help their child learn more at school, improve self-confidence, and overcome ADHD-related challenges to achieve life goals.

    334- ADHD Anger, Tantrums, and Mood Shifts: Effective Treatments for Emotional Dysregulation

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2020 59:50

    Standard treatments for ADHD are designed to optimize attention, but, as Joel Nigg, Ph.D., explains, emotional dysregulation is an integral part of the condition. Learn about effective treatments for managing anger, mood shifts, and more.

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