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.
334- ADHD Anger, Tantrums, and Mood Shifts: Effective Treatments for Emotional Dysregulation
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.
333- Why Are You So Sensitive? How Sensory Processing Sensitivity Affects the ADHD Brain
Do you find it hard to tolerate sensory input or get easily emotionally overwhelmed? You may be a highly sensitive person (HSP) with Sensory Processing Sensitivity (SPS). Bianca Acevedo, Ph.D., discusses the overlap with ADHD and how to manage SPS.
332- Eat This, Not That: Better Eating Habits for a Healthier ADHD Brain
Healthy eating can improve brain health, yet this is truly challenging when WFH near a stocked kitchen. Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., explains why ADHD is a risk factor for obesity & shares practical strategies for shopping, cooking, and managing cravings.
331- ADHD in Older Adults: From Late Diagnosis to Treatment Strategies
Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D., discusses how to distinguish ADHD symptoms from mild cognitive decline, the primary life challenges for older adults with the condition, and key considerations when treating this population.
330- Better School Behavior: How to Design and Implement a Positive and Effective Behavior Plan
A comprehensive Positive Behavior Support Plan (PBSP) provides the starting point for constructive behavior change at school. Learn how to design and implement an effective PBSP for your child with ADHD from Rachel Schwartz, Ph.D., BCBA-D.
329- The Middle School Survival Guide for Students with ADHD and Executive Function Deficits
Marydee Sklar teaches parents how to help preteens with ADHD become more aware of time, use a school planner, and generally develop the EFs needed to manage the demands of multiple teachers, longer-term projects, and more.