491 | June 2023 Live Q&A with ADHD reWired!

Join the ADHD reWired Team every second Tuesday of the month for ADHD reWired’s monthly Live Q&A at 10:30am Pacific / 1:30pm Eastern!  If you’re listening to this early enough on the day it came out, go to adhdrewired.com/events to register so you can join the ADHD reWired Team live on Zoom!   Then, get an uninterrupted listening experience of this episode and all ADHD reWired episodes when you become a Patron at $5.00 a month or more by going to adhdrewired.com/Patreon! You might even catch some extra questions when you become a Patron and tune into the Patreon-only private podcast feed!  Questions/Topics:   [00:01:23] Welcome & introducing the panel [0003:12] A listener who was recently diagnosed with ADHD shortly after their son was diagnosed, doesn’t feel good about their prescriber’s knowledge of ADHD treatments.  What can be done to find the right people to prescribe or to help educate the prescribers beyond the usual, “How are you feeling?”   [00:11:44] Managing expectations and perspectives about communicating without needing to go into a lecture about having ADHD.  [00:13:14] How do you advocate for yourself when you don’t yet know what works best for you? [00:18:24] A discussion about boundary-setting and boundary violations.  [00:20:40] A listener asks about their 11-year-old son and screen time.  [00:30:18] “Do any of you have sensory issues?  When it comes to clothing and scents, is this an ADHD-specific thing, or could there be something else going on?”  [00:36:53] A masters student asks for tools and suggestions for keeping on top of writing, getting started on assignments, and working consistently.   [00:42:50] “Regarding the emotional regulation piece, how do you conceptualize where ADHD ends and the other struggles (such as bipolar or borderline or other mood disorders) begin?” [00:52:22] A listener asks about the secret-sauce to Eric nearing the 500-podcast-episode milestone, and also seeks advice on starting a podcast and being terrified of not being able to do it consistently.   [00:56:17] A listener talks about RSD and anxiety, and asks the panelists for advice when having a difficult time articulating their needs, especially at work.   Resources & Honorable Mentions: Website: CHADD at chadd.org Book: Set Boundaries, Find Peace by Nedra Glower Tawwab Book: How to Write a Lot – A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing by Paul J. Silvia, PhD Book: The War of Art by Steven Pressfield  ADHD reWired Episode 118: Could it be Bipolar Disorder? With Dr. Robert Olivardia 🌟 Have you heard about our Adult Study Hall Community? Go to adultstudyhall.com to join our ADHD-friendly body-doubling community! 🌟 Interested in group coaching and want to take your ADHD management to the next level? Go to coachingrewired.com to get all the up-to-date information on the upcoming season of ADHD reWired’s award-winning Coaching & Accountability groups!

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