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: additude.com/tag/webinar

Susan Yellin, Esq., helps parents understand whether or not an IEP or 504 Plan is truly meeting the needs of your child with ADHD or LD, how to make minor changes, what to do if educators aren't following the plan and offering accommodations, and more.

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Category:ADHD at School -- posted at: 9:00am EST
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The food your child eats affects how his or her body and ADHD brain work. Sanford Newmark, M.D., outlines the basic dietary principles for ADHD, key nutrients your child may be lacking, sensitivities to certain foods and food additives, and more.

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Category:ADHD Treatment -- posted at: 10:07am EST
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Too many kids (and parents) feel ashamed about having ADHD — most often because they've never received a clear explanation of the disorder. Ryan Wexelblatt, LCSW, provides empathetic, practical ways to talk about ADHD with your child and loved ones.

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Ann Dolin M.Ed., shares research-based strategies for guiding your child through homework — and encouraging independence. Would life be better without homework? Quite possibly. Will you reduce stress by using these techniques? Almost certainly.

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Category:ADHD at School -- posted at: 9:00am EST
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Teachers may think that children with ADHD who act out or fail to complete schoolwork do so "on purpose." Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, M.S., provides educators the tools they need to understand and guide these students with patience and encouragement.

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Category:ADHD at School -- posted at: 9:00am EST
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Adults and children with ADHD often struggle with sleep for many reasons, everything from circadian rhythm and neurological abnormalities to engaging in overstimulating activities late at night. Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., offers explanations and solutions.

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Tapping into the right technology can make the difference between success and failure at school for students with ADHD and learning disabilities. Brian S. Friedlander, Ph.D., discusses the most popular and effective assistive technology (AT) tools.

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Category:ADHD at School -- posted at: 12:21pm EST
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Educating yourself and your family about ADHD is tougher than you may think. Most physicians receive little training in ADHD, and may not explain the disorder and treatments thoroughly. William Dodson, M.D., helps listeners fill in those holes.

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Category:ADHD Basics -- posted at: 9:00am EST
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You are at your wit's end — exhausted by your child's disruptive and wholly frustrating daily behaviors. Tried-and-true parenting advice doesn't work — but this will. Learn the basics of behavioral parent training (BPT) from Carla Counts Allan, Ph.D.

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A growing population of adults suspects they may be on the Autism spectrum. Theresa Regan, Ph.D., shares facts (and myths) about autism in adults, why getting a correct diagnosis at any age makes a difference, effective supports, and more.

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Category:ADHD Symptoms & Diagnosis -- posted at: 9:00am EST
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