“I Didn’t Mean It!” How ADHD Affects Communication — and Strategies to Improve It [Video Replay and Podcast #393]
Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#393), download the slide presentation, and learn how to get a certificate of attendance for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on March 22, 2022.
ADHD is more than an attention disorder. ADHD impacts a broader cognitive skill set called executive functions. Executive functions act as the brain manager, coordinating, planning, and executing everything from home schedules and organization to health routines to school assignments to communication in relationships. ADHD can undermine all of this — creating stress in daily routines, straining relationships, and leading to poor health outcomes.
One of the most under-discussed aspects of ADHD is its effect on communication — with children, spouses, coworkers, and friends. In this webinar, we’re review the impact of ADHD and executive function challenges on communication, as well as practical solutions for communicating with more ease — and clarity and less reactivity.
In this webinar you will learn how
- Executive function challenges and ADHD symptoms directly affect communication
- ADHD and communication shortcomings affect classroom learning, behavioral plans, and relationships
- Emotional reactivity related to ADHD can damage relationships
- Effective communication techniques can help overcome ADHD’s negative effects on daily living
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More on ADHD and Communication
- Download: Become a Small-Talk Superstar
- Read: The Power of Role-Play for Building Social Skills
- Read: The ADHD Guide to Naturally Flowing, ‘Normal’ Conversations
Obtain a Certificate of Attendance
If you attended the live webinar on March 22, 2022, watched the video replay, or listened to the podcast, you may purchase a certificate of attendance option (cost: $10). Note: ADDitude does not offer CEU credits. Click here to purchase the certificate of attendance option »
Meet the Expert Speaker:
Dr. Mark Bertin is a developmental pediatrician and author of How Children Thrive, Mindful Parenting for ADHD (#CommissionsEarned), Mindfulness and Self-Compassion for Teen ADHD (#CommissionsEarned) and The Family ADHD Solution(#CommissionsEarned), which integrate mindfulness into evidence-based pediatric care. He is a contributing author for the book Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Kids and Teens (#CommissionsEarned). Dr. Bertin is on faculty at New York Medical College and the Windward Teacher Training Institute, and on the advisory boards for the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders, Common Sense Media, and Reach Out and Read. His blog is available through Mindful.org, Psychology Today, and elsewhere. For more information, please visit his website at www.developmentaldoctor.com.
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