Listen to “From Shame and Stigma to Pride and Truth” with Ned Hallowell, M.D., and William Dodson, M.D.
Tune in to an ADHD Experts podcast episode about embracing your ADHD and learning differences.
Listen to “From Shame and Stigma to Pride and Truth: It’s Time to Celebrate ADHD Differences” with Ned Hallowell, M.D., and William Dodson, M.D.
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It is hard to be different from most other people; taking pride in your differences is the first step toward navigating the world successfully. ADHD and learning differences come with challenges, but adults and kids with these conditions also have a host of special talents, abilities, and gifts. It is time to band together to stare down stigma — one person at a time.
In this episode, learn:
- Why shame so often accompanies ADHD
- How to develop a sense of pride in your ADHD or learning differences
- How to correct misperceptions about ADHD when you encounter them
- Free Download: 7 Myths About ADHD… Debunked!
- Resource Center: ADHD Awareness Month
- 21 Ignorant Comments About ADHD (and the Facts to Refute Them)
- “Our Life Is Not a Punch Line”
- “Where Are All the ADHD Role Models?”
- “Always great to hear Dr. Hallowell & Dr. Dodson — true pioneers and champions of ADD/ADHD education, knowledge, and pride.“
- “I had no expectations listening to my first webinar on ADHD. But it was so insightful. I now have some tools to help my 7-year-old deal with his ADHD. And help me be a better parent to him. It was a reminder I shouldn’t be too hard on him and instead encourage him more. I look forward to the next one. Thank you so much for your work!“
- “Thank you for explaining about disclosure of ADHD. I made the mistake of telling everyone and am reaping the rewards daily. My son and I both have ADHD, and that makes our household different. I feel empowered after listening to the webinar and I haven’t felt that way in many years.”
Ned Hallowell, M.D., and William Dodson, M.D., are members of the ADDitude ADHD Medical Review Panel.
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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/
Updated on September 26, 2019