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/

The textbook definition of ADHD fails to reflect the condition's complexity. William Dodson, M.D., discusses why we must be interested in order to start a task, why feelings of shame are so common among adults with ADHD, and more.

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Category:ADHD Basics -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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It's not a coincidence that many of the world’s top CEOs have ADHD. Learn why from successful entrepreneur Ken "Bucky" Buckman, who feels that his "symptoms" turned out to be business advantages.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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Are you over-parenting your teen with ADHD? Instead, learn from Adam Price, Ph.D., how to become his (or her) biggest ally as he develops greater independence and discovers the keys to self-motivation.

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Category:ADHD Teens and College Students -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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As a woman with ADHD, it’s easy to lose yourself in day-to-day chaos. Linda Roggli explains how to "reframe" negative ADHD behaviors, rebuild your self-compassion, and gather the courage to live your passions, without apology or regret.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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Peggy Ramundo, a pioneer in the effort to raise awareness about ADHD, shares the lessons and insights she's gleaned from three decades of hands-on experience working with adults with the condition.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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Mindfulness activities can promote more focused and collaborative learning for students with ADHD. Elliott Buck, M.Ed., discusses how teachers, parents, and caregivers can incorporate meditation, mindfulness, and yoga into the school day.

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Category:ADHD at School -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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Stacey Turis explans how parents can encourage their teens to embrace their ADHD traits and understand that true strength comes from within, and maintain healthy minds and bodies, so they can discover their superpowers.

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Category:Parenting ADHD Children -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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Susan Kologi, Ph.D., gives an overview of PBL, which lets students interact with the concepts they are studying—a much more conducive educational approach for children with ADHD—and advises on setting up PBL experiences at school and home.

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Category:ADHD at School -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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High school IEPs and 504 Plans don't carry over to college and students don't receive educational support unless they ask for it. Elizabeth Hamblet explains how disability services work in college, and how to request accommodations.

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Is homework hijacking your evenings? Do you lie awake at night worrying about your child’s success at school? Elaine Taylor-Klaus and Diane Dempster help parents of children with ADHD step back and stop "helping" more than they should.

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Many parents of children with ADHD say homework is one of the biggest sources of family stress during the school year. Ann Dolin, M.Ed., presents research-supported strategies to end power struggles and help your child focus and finish.

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Category:ADHD at School -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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Joel Nigg, Ph.D., presents the latest scientific evidence that is changing the way we think about the role of sleep, exercise, and diet on a child’s development, and how lifestyle changes can balance out ADHD symptoms.

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Category:ADHD Treatment -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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