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Listen to “ADHD Myths and the Shame They Perpetuate” with Michele Novotni, Ph.D.

In this podcast, Michele Novotni, Ph.D., explains how to overcome the stigma created by myths about ADHD.

A man stands off to the side, frustrated by ADHD stigma.

Listen to “ADHD Myths and the Shame They Perpetuate” with Michele Novotni, Ph.D.

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Michele Novotni the common myths about ADHD and how to overcome the shame and embarrassment they cause.

In this episode:

  • An understanding of how stigma takes root and grows
  • An analysis of stigma’s long-term impact on individuals with ADHD
  • A three-step plan for fighting ADHD stigma
  • Strategies for overcoming shame, embarrassment, and feelings of inadequacy
  • Ways to change others’ understanding of ADHD
  • Reasons to share your ADHD story with others

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Listener testimonials:

  • “As a prospective School Counselor in NYC, these podcasts are invaluable. Thank you.”
  • ” I was able to relate with a lot of the information that was shared and was feeling validated for once. “
  • “This one was great! At our first meeting, my sons high school counselor actually said to me ‘Have you tried punishing him?’ I wish I’d had a better understanding and response then. Next time, and of course there’ll be a next time, I won’t be caught off guard.”

Listen in and tell us what you think in the comments. If you’re interested in advertising in ADDitude’s ADHD Experts podcast, write to us at anne@newhopemedia.com.

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Note on audio quality: This podcast is a recording of a webinar series, and the audio has been captured from telephone conversations, not recorded in a studio. Register to participate in the live webinars at: www.additudemag.com/webinars/


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