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About Taking Control: The ADHD Podcast
What started as a show dedicated to getting organized back in 2010 has since become a valuable resource for people living with ADHD. Through Taking Control: The ADHD Podcast, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright strive to help listeners with support, life management strategies, and time and technology tips, dedicated to anyone looking to take control of their lives in the face ADHD.
About the Hosts
For over a decade, Nikki Kinzer has been helping individuals and businesses reach success through better organization. As an ADHD coach, Nikki's passion is to partner with individuals and families, to help them to build positive life habits, reduce stress, and inspire them to take back control in their lives.
Pete is a broadcaster, photographer, teacher, and technologist in Portland, Oregon. He was diagnosed with ADHD as an adult and has been working for more than a decade to build the living and organizational systems to support his work as a freelancer. As co-host of Taking Control, he serves to bring his experience living with ADHD to support others.
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Unbelievably, it’s back to school season. If it hasn’t hit your community yet, it’s coming, and that means it’s time to evaluate your strategies as a parent in helping your kids manage their ADHD in the classroom and beyond. To help us through this conversation, special guest Elaine Taylor-Klaus with ImpactADHD joins us to share strategies for approaching your kids in this transition period about scheduling, responsibility, self-advocacy, and technology!
This week on the show, we relive our own college years and share some of the mistakes we made in our study habits, then share five key strategies for helping you find the focus and attention you’ll need to muster to succeed in your higher education!
On this week’s digital episode, we walk through smart technology — from digital pens to dictation and beyond — that can help you stay on top of your game as a college student!
This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright share their own journeys with anxiety and offer strategies for new college students to move through attacks and back to calm.
This week on the show, we’re kicking off a month-long series dedicated to those heading back to school with tools, tips, and technologies that can make your transition to college a breeze!
Today on the show, Pete Wright shares a few key systems and technologies that can help you get back on track by evaluating how you write, and how you read. Thanks to a few old techniques and new tools, you can begin to build living systems that fit your unique ADHD challenges!
This week, we’re talking about transitions. It’s a story about a transition in the family, in fact, and the challenges that come as a result of watching those closest to us struggle in spite of our own experience. Nikki Kinzer shares the story of her son’s transition to middle school, and the work they have done as a family to understand both the social and emotional struggles that come with executive function issues at home and school.
This week on the show, Pete Wright and Nikki Kinzer will help you wrap your head around great options for managing the technology you’re going to need before you hit the books!
This week on The ADHD Podcast, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright share strategies for establishing your morning routine supporting your schedule and your health!
Continuing our series on ADHD and the college student, this week Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright talk about how to start the new year with confidence from living in a new space, to finding the right planning systems, to integrating into classes with the right foot forward!
This week on the show, Nikki and Pete Wright talk about this service and why higher education is such a unique experience for those with ADHD. From organizing to time management, to personal care, this episode sets the stage for our series on students and ADHD this month!