ADHD Experts Podcast

ADHD Experts Podcast

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. Download the accompanying slide presentations here: additudemag.com/adhd-expert-webinars-index (look for the episode number). Note on audio quality: This podcast is a recording of a webinar series, and the audio has been captured from telephone conversations, not recorded in a studio. Register to participate in the live webinars at: additudemag.com/tag/webinar.

Episodes

July 27, 2021 61 min

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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Stephen P. Becker, Ph.D., discusses the prevalence and types of sleep problems in youth with ADHD, explains how poor sleep may further impair daily functioning, and shares cognitive and behavioral strategies to improve your child's sleep.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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