Ep 141: What Support do ADHD'ers Need? Book Smart or Street Smart?

Parenting with Impact

Dec 20 2023 • 31 mins

Elaine and Diane are back from the Annual International Conference on ADHD 2023! Hear about the ongoing evolution of ADHD management approaches, emphasizing the need for nuanced perspectives, change management strategies, and empowerment for individuals and families impacted by ADHD. Listen to this Parenting With Impact episode with Elaine and Diane as they reflect on their experiences at this year’s conference and the evolution of ADHD management, and how to mesh together the book-smart approach with the street-smart approach to managing ADHD. Recommended Treatment for Children and Teens with ADHD Tip-Sheet So -- your child has ADHD. Want to get past the confusion and the stigma really fast? This FREE Guide explains, in the simplest terms possible: What is recommended treatment for children and teens Ten things to consider when trying to make a decision about medication Exactly what to look for in a behavior therapy training program. Short, sweet, and to the point -- don’t spend hours on the internet scouring. ImpactParents gives you exactly what you need to know without wasting any time or effort. Here is what to expect on this week’s show: Shifting Perspectives: From deficit-based to strength-oriented approaches Observing a transition from a disempowered view of ADHD to an empowered and strength-based outlook within the community. Complexity of ADHD: Understanding the multifaceted nature of ADHD, including the complexities of diagnosis, treatment, and coexisting conditions, leading to a more nuanced approach in managing the condition. Change Management vs. Behavior Management: Recognizing the need for change management alongside behavior management, especially in familial and educational contexts, emphasizing a holistic approach to support individuals with ADHD. Empowerment and Transformation: Highlighting the transformative impact of their coaching approach, focusing on deeper conversations beyond problem-solving, empowering individuals to manage ADHD effectively and encouraging personal growth. Related Links: CHADD Annual International Conference on ADHD 2023 Dr. Tracey Marks YouTube Channel ADHD Dude- Ryan Wexelblatt, LCSW, ADHD-CCSP    ADHD Neither Gift Nor Curse with Doctors Russell Barkley and Edward Hallowell   Why Don't Parents of Complex Kids Get the Help They Need? Impact Parents - Research Results   Images From the Conference: https://impactparents.s3.amazonaws.com/images/adhd-conference-2023/digital-literacy.png https://impactparents.s3.amazonaws.com/images/adhd-conference-2023/evaluate-credible-information.png https://impactparents.s3.amazonaws.com/images/adhd-conference-2023/risk-of-over-reliance.png https://impactparents.s3.amazonaws.com/images/adhd-conference-2023/healthcare-partnership.png https://impactparents.s3.amazonaws.com/images/adhd-conference-2023/healthcare-partnership-provider-tips.png https://impactparents.s3.amazonaws.com/images/adhd-conference-2023/healthcare-partnership-client-tips.png Get your FREE copy of 12 Key Coaching Tools  Connect with Impact Parents: www.impactparents.com Instagram: @impactparents Facebook: @impactparent LinkedIn:@impactparents Twitter: @impactparents  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices