We received an email from just about the best boss in the world. Why? Because she asked a question that everyone living quietly with ADHD would like to hear their boss asking. In short: How can I help?
If you’re a regular listener of the show, you know we’re big fans of the accountability partner. Recruiting someone you trust to help you accomplish something new, build a new habit, conquer a pesky behavior can be critical to your success. This week on The ADHD Podcast, Nikki breaks down Levels of Accountability and shares a model for how you can apply an accountability partner depending on the change you want to experience in your life!
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ADHD and work don’t always mix. That’s why it’s important for you to know your own strengths, and how to best leverage them on the job.
We’ve spent the last few weeks touching on the challenges of ADHD in the workplace. Today, inspired by your calls and emails, we’re talking specifically about what it means to tell your employer about your ADHD. It’s not a simple equation and while being open about your ADHD-related challenges at work may seem like a great idea, but there are considerations that may impact just how public you want to be. This week on the show, Nikki and Pete talk about the experience of ADHD at work, the role of accommodations and your rights, and offer some guidance for determining who to trust and how to move forward and reduce stress.
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!
We’re continuing our series on ADHD and Self-care this week. Today, we’re digging into the sometimes thorny question of medication, and we have a fantastic guest to help us do just that: Laurie Dupar, senior certified ADHD coach and psychiatric nurse practitioner.
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!