ADHD – Radio Show Blog

Finding the right ADHD medication is just like finding the right medication for any illness: your clinician evaluates your symptoms, administers diagnostic tests, and prescribes a medication; you take the medication and report side effects and changes to your ADHD symptoms. Together, you and your clinician work to gradually find the right balance. It can take weeks, months, even years. But what if the process was more efficient?
The process of diagnosis and discovering that you are living with adult ADHD can be trying and difficult. Living well with it is an even bigger challenge. Our guest, Kelly Babcock, a.k.a. Taylor McKinlay, and author of the blog, Tao of Taylor, lives with adult ADHD and does the best he can to make the most of his diagnosis.
Many people who are dealing with mental health issues like anxiety and ADHD look for additional and alternative treatments to medication. One thing that these people find challenging is finding credible information and sources. Our guest, Jeff Lewis, MSSW, LSCSW, BCIAC is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker and a Fellow of the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America. He has been in clinical practice for 17 years. Jeff Shares with us the descriptions of biofeedback and neurofeedback, its application, and how to find trusted sources for treatment.
Understandably, as a parent, coping with a symptomatic ADHD child can wear you down. Some of the symptoms of ADHD in children include: inattention, compulsiveness, impulsiveness, opposition, defiance, hyperactivity - and these are just a few of the most common. But would you believe there are also positives and strengths within the ADHD diagnosis as well? Tracey Bromley Goodwin, M.ED. and Holly Oberacker, ATR, LMHC believe that to be true and say it's all in the way you look at your child.