Exercise Is Miracle Gro for ADHD Brains with Landmark College

Exercise Is Miracle Gro for ADHD Brains with Landmark College

Getting enough exercise is important for everyone, but it’s crucial for those with ADHD. Jessica McCabe from How to ADHD returns to Distraction to talk about the best type of exercise for those who learn differently, as well as the ideal time to exercise. Like, should you go for a run before or after you study? Jessica has done her research on the subject and shares her insights with our listeners in this special episode sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. Learn more about the college of choice for students who learn differently HERE

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S3 Ep 31: Helping Athletic Coaches Understand ADHD Players

S3 Ep 31: Helping Athletic Coaches Understand ADHD Players

Own Beat Athlete is an organization that aims to help coaches better understand neurodivergent kids, like those with ADHD. As a former coach and mother to a son with ADHD and dyslexia, Susan Stout saw that many coaches of young athletes didn’t understand ADHD, resulting in seasons filled with frustration and anxiety for both the coaches and the young athletes. Susan decided to create Own Beat Athlete to reduce the struggle between coaches and players, as she tells Ned in this episode. 

Own Beat Athlete website

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S3 Ep 30: Teens with Screens Require Moderation

S3 Ep 30: Teens with Screens Require Moderation

Listener Emily has a son in 8th grade who loves his screen time a little too much for her liking. She’s worried about him developing an addiction and reached out to Dr. Hallowell for advice. Their conversation highlights the struggle many parents are facing while trying to instill healthy technology habits in their children.   

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S3 Ep 29: My Doctor Doesn’t Understand ADHD

S3 Ep 29: My Doctor Doesn’t Understand ADHD

Getting an ADHD diagnosis can be difficult outside the U.S. as you’ll hear in this episode. Dr. Hallowell speaks with a listener named Lena, who lives in Germany and has had difficulty getting her doctor to understand the condition. She turned to Distraction for advice. 

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S3 Mini 28: Do You Know What Today Is?

S3 Mini 28: Do You Know What Today Is?

It seems like there’s a “National ____ Day” for just about everything, and today is no different! Dr. H fills listeners in on what some people celebrate on April 4th in this lighthearted mini. Note: We’ve never heard of this day either!!

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S3 Ep 28: Risk of Addiction Is Real with ADHD

S3 Ep 28: Risk of Addiction Is Real with ADHD

Those with ADHD are 5 to 10 times more likely to develop an addiction to a chemical substance or to an activity, or both. ADHD coach and advanced practice nurse, Kristin Seymour, joins Dr. H to discuss the very real issue of ADHD and addiction in young people. Kristin specializes in treating adolescent boys and has seen firsthand the devastating consequences that vaping, opiods and other substances can have on young lives. 

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S3 Mini 27: Scientific Proof That ADHD Brains Are More Creative

S3 Mini 27: Scientific Proof That ADHD Brains Are More Creative

A study at the University of Michigan has shown that people with ADHD have a higher level of creativity which could make them a valuable asset in fields that value innovative and nontraditional approaches. Dr. Hallowell explains. 

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S3 Ep 27: Yes You Can Just Do It!

S3 Ep 27: Yes You Can Just Do It!

Allison Hausman had an idea and she went for it. She joins Ned to talk about the podcast project she conceived of and created, and provides some inspiration for our listeners who need a little push to get started on their own projects. As Allison says in this episode, “Keeping up the energy (to work on your project) is a choice. No one’s going to do it unless you do.” 

Allison’s project: The Pledge Podcast

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S3 Mini 26: Managing Kids’ Meds & Understanding An Impulsive Partner

S3 Mini 26: Managing Kids’ Meds & Understanding An Impulsive Partner

Dr. Hallowell answers a couple of questions we’ve received from listeners in recent weeks. The first is a question from a parent about managing their child’s ADHD medication and another listeners asks about their spouse’s impulsive behaviors. 

Tim Wilens’ book: Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids

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