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/

Sandy Newmark, M.D., discusses a range of natural ADHD treatment options and considerations, including optimal nutrition, how food sensitivities affect symptoms, the importance of sleep, the benefits of exercise, behavioral strategies, and more.

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Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D., shares helpful, hands-on ways to address a range of issues facing parents of teens with ADHD — from homework struggles to unpredictable emotions, road safety to the refusal to take medication, and more.

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Middle school is no cake walk, with multiple teachers, personal schedule responsibility, and long-term assignments. In ninth grade, that reality gets kicked up a notch. Learn strategies to ease the transition to high school from Ann Dolin, M.Ed.

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Technology powers advancements in organization and information gathering—but it's also really, really distracting for teens with ADHD. Wes Crenshaw, Ph.D., advises parents on how to rein in video gaming and balance it with other activities.

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Does your teen take forever to get started, whether it’s homework, chores, or extracurricular projects? Sharon Saline, Psy.D., teaches a strengths-based, collaborative approach to successfully motivating adolescents with ADHD.

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Laurie Dupar shares insider strategies to help you take control of your ADHD treatment plan, including how to manage refills, deal with uncooperative pharmacists, and save money on your prescriptions.

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Mindfulness builds emotional intelligence; increases attention; minimizes stress and anxiety; and boosts happiness. Want your teen to harness these benefits? Learn how to integrate mindfulness into everyday life from Christopher Willard, Psy.D.

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Category:ADHD Teens and College Students -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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Children with ADHD thrive on structure. Instead of entirely lazy summer days, Sarah A. Tannenbaum, Psy.D., helps parents take a measured approach to the season by working with their child to establish schedules and goals while fostering fun and relaxation.

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On top of raging hormones and escalating academic demands, teens with ADHD are navigating executive skill challenges. Peg Dawson Ed.D., offers parents the new tools they'll need to manage these turbulent years and transition their teen to adulthood.

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OT can improve the skills kids need for daily living and give them the confidence to succeed in life. Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L, explains how to break down tasks into manageable steps, sensory interventions to increase focus, and more.

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Category:ADHD Treatment -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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Russell A. Barkley Ph.D., offers guidance on helping a partner, sibling, parent, or grown child accept his or her ADHD and pursue effective treatment — while maintaining a strong, positive relationship.

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Category:ADHD Basics -- posted at: 1:03pm EDT
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Tap into your ADHD strengths and start excelling on the job. Edward Hallowell, M.D., and Peter Shankman offer career-changing tips, including: How to navigate office politics (even though you hate doing it) and how to defeat procrastination.

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Do you spend more time worrying about tasks than actually doing them? Susan Lasky gives you the tools you need to increase your productivity, including how to eliminate common time-wasters and the two magic words for getting more done.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 3:17pm EDT
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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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