In this episode of ADHD reWired, Skye returns to the show!
Skye is an ADHD coach and founder of Unconventional Organization, an international ADHD support service that provides research-backed support to adults with ADHD. She also has years of experience working in adult education and has studied psychology, sociology, and public health. Skye was diagnosed with ADHD as a doctoral candidate before making the decision to leave her candidature to work full time on Unconventional Organization.
Find more from Skye:
- Check out Unconventional Organization at unconventionalorganization.com (click here)
- The ADHD Skills Lab Podcast at unconventionalorganisation.com/theadhdskillslab (official site) (Apple) (Spotify)
In this episode, you’ll hear tips and discussions about:
- Life updates from Skye with a new addition to the family
- Accepting when routines need to be altered when life circumstances change
- Dividing different to-dos, transitions, and location-basing your tasks
- Adjustments, reinforcements, and externalizing routines
- Interruptions, picking a task back up post-interruption, and external support
- Routines to preserve executive functions, transitioning, mental shifting, and adjusting
- Movement and dopamine to support working memory
- Dialing down stimulation rather than shutting it off
- Troubleshooting and problem solving in the moment when an unexpected interruption pops up
- Resetting, freezing, and externalized dysregulation vs. internalized emotional dysregulation
- “I have NO routines at all–where do I start?”
- How important is knowing how long each part of a routine takes?
- The difficulty of remembering routines and excited vs. working memory
- Remembering organically vs. being reminded and creating cues
- Googly eyes? Why not!
- AI and smart tools for helping with routines
- “ADHD is not a skill deficit.”
- …and more!
Resources & Honorable Mentions