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. 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: www.additudemag.com/webinars/

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      182- Summer Screen Limits and Apps that Promote Physical Activity and Social Skills


      Downtime during the summer months is OK, but unfettered device usage isn't healthy. Randy Kulman, Ph.D., advises parents on how to set screen time limits, recommends apps that build fitness and social skills, and how to promote other types of activities.


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      181- The Benefits of Art Therapy for Children with ADHD and LD


      Art therapy uses creative processes to reduce stress, increase self-awareness, and address behavior. Stacey Nelson, LCPC, LCPAT, ATR-BC, teaches parents about this alternative therapy and describes projects they can do with their children at home.


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      180- Is It Really ADHD? Dr. Brown's Definitive Diagnosis Plan


      In the absence of any definitive test for ADHD—blood analysis, brain scan, genetic screening, etc.—doctors who don't specialize in the condition may struggle to identify it. Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D., offers comprehensive guidelines for diagnosing ADHD.


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      59m
       2017-06-06

      179- What Parents Should Know About Neurofeedback for ADHD


      Proponents of neurofeedback, or EEG biofeedback, say it trains people with ADHD to maintain focused brainwave activity. David Rabiner, Ph.D., and Edward Hamlin, Ph.D., provide an overview of this treatment, including cost, duration, and existing research.


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      54m
       2017-05-23

      178- It’s About Time: Understanding the Science of Time Management with ADHD


      Ari Tuckman, Psy.D., takes a deeper look at the science of time awareness to understand why procrastination, time blindness, and tardiness are such big problems for people with ADHD—and teaches strategies to help us "see" and "feel" time.


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      1h0m
       2017-05-16

      177- Dyslexia: Understanding the Condition, Plus Recommended Treatment Interventions


      Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., discusses dyslexia, which is the most common learning disability—symptoms, similarities to and differences from ADHD, the most effective interventions, and how to talk with your child about the diagnosis.


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      59m
       2017-05-09

      176- Beyond Hello: Building Conversation Skills in Children with ADHD


      As Anna Vagin, Ph.D., explains, the sustained attention and give and take required in face-to-face interactions can present challenges for children with ADHD. She offers strategies for parents and teachers to help kids improve their conversational skills.


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      58m
       2017-04-26

      175- Overcoming Dysgraphia and Writing Challenges: A Guide for Teachers and Parents


      Dysgraphia and written expression challenges are common in children with ADHD. For these kids, staring at a blank page can feel like torture. Literacy specialist Kendra Wagner, M.A., shares strategies to help children with LD get their thoughts on paper.


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      52m
       2017-04-20

      174- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Video Games—How Parents Can Take Action


      Video games can teach problem-solving skills and critical thinking—and also suck a child’s attention from real people and experiencesd. Wes Crenshaw, Ph.D., and Ryan Sipes explain how to choose the best games and set reasonable restrictions.


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      58m
       2017-04-12

      173- Nonverbal Learning Disorder: An Overlooked LD in Kids with ADHD


      NVLD is poorly understood, and is underdiagnosed in children with ADHD. Amy Margolis, Ph.D., explains the condition, how to distinguish symptoms from those of ADHD, and the strategies that can help these children in school and social settings.


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      55m
       2017-03-21