Lisa Alexoff is an experienced licensed clinical professional counselor with a demonstrated history in the mental health and healthcare fields. She specializes in helping children, teens, adults, and families in dealing with ADHD, anxiety, and medical issues. In this conversation, you will hear Lisa’s ADHD story. Right now, the group of people being diagnosed with ADHD at the highest rate is women over 40. This was when Lisa realized she has ADHD. We talk about some of the developments in ADHD diagnosis in women.
Randy Kulman joins me on this episode of the podcast. Randy is the founder and president of an educational technology company, LearningWorks for Kids. They specialize in using video games to teach executive functioning and academic skills. In this episode, you will hear Randy talk about translating game-based learning into the real world. He also talks about the career fields individuals with ADHD and processing speed deficits are drawn to and explains that parents can help nurture positive self-esteem in their children by nudging them into certain activities.
This episode is the recording of March’s live Q&A. The questions answered in this episode were submitted by listeners of this podcast, both ahead of time and live. I am, once again, joined on this episode by Brendan Mahan. In this episode, you will hear Brenden and I answer several listener questions on medication, managing emotions at the end of the day, procrastination, cell phone notifications, and much more.
Joining me on this episode are Jessica McCabe and Edward Newton. Jessica is the creator of the extremely popular and successful How To ADHD YouTube Channel. She recently did a Ted Talk that has over 10 million views! Edward has a background in television production and has played a large role in the success of How To ADHD. On this episode, you will hear Jessica and Edward talk about how How To ADHD has grown since they were last on the podcast. They also share the backstory behind her Ted Talk, including how the talk was put together and executed. Jessica has also organized a grassroots campaign in response to the Netflix documentary, “Take Your Pills.” We discuss why this film isn’t accurate and does a disservice to those who would benefit from ADHD medication.