315- A Parent's Guide to Advocating Objectively at School When Behavior Impedes Learning
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Children with ADHD are often labeled at school. Rachel Schwartz, Ph.D., BCBA-D, informs parents what to expect from a functional behavior assessment and how to advocate for objective language in your child's behavior intervention plan.

Hacking Your ADHD
Hacking Your ADHD
William Curb
Give Yourself Some Slack: Self-Compassion (Part 2)
Last week we started our journey of self-compassion. Self-compassion is key part of cutting ourselves some slack - it's the combination of empathy and action. We're doing the things that'll let us put ourselves at the front of the line when it comes to self-care. But self-compassion isn't easy. When we're being self-compassionate we're trying to relate to ourselves in a way that's forgiving, accepting and loving - many of us have grown up with the view that the only way for us to push ourselves forward is by being overly critical of ourselves. A typical self-compassion practice has three parts: * Observing what is going on right now - that's mindfulness * Actively developing and building a healthier self-perspective (self-kindness) * Connection with others (often called “common humanity”) In this episode, we'll be going over Self-Kindness and Common Humanity as well as looking at how we can combine all three of the ideas. Support me on Patreon Connect with me on: Facebook Twitter Instagram or ask me a question on my Contact Page Find the show note at HackingYourADHD.com/selfcompassion2 *This Episode's Top Tips* * Self-Kindness is about understanding that we have unconditional worth and accepting ourselves even with our short-comings. * One way we can practice self-kindness is by being kind to ourselves with our words - one would that can cause lots of harm is the word "should", which often brings connotations of shame and unworthiness. * Common-Humanity is about connecting with those around us and understand that what we're going through isn't unique. We're all part of the human experience and even when we're feeling alone we can know that there are people who have also gone through what we're going through. * When we put together mindfulness, self-kindness, and common humanity you can create your own practice of self-compassion. When we're being self-compassionate we're able to cut ourselves some slack and learn to be happier with who we are.
18 min
ADHD reWired
ADHD reWired
Eric Tivers
346 | Mastermind Session - Routines with Jessica
Does your brain make things more difficult than they need to be? Listen to this mastermind episode with Eric, Natalie, Blake, Erika with Jessica in the hot seat. Jessica has difficulties juggling the important things in her life. She needs help with making a routine around exercise and meditation without being overly detailed about it, and much more on this episode of . Jessica discusses her OCD and that she would like to be able to implement a routine without going overboard with details. She shares that she is using project management software, and it's helping as long as she has everything synced and can see what needs to get done, but she hasn’t been putting exercise and meditation on her calendar. Eric shares ways that Jessica can exercise with her injured foot and have everything ready to take outside, so no distractions are pulling her away from exercising. Blake, Natalie, and Erika give their insights into ways to transition from the house to the pool and back to the house easier so that Jessica isn't pulled away to another task. Routines are difficult to build, and they take time, but if you slowly begin doing the same thing every day, you will gradually build a routine one brick at a time. They also discuss Jessica's hypervigilance, how she notices when she is being sucked into it, and how to get out of it once she is in it. If you can relate to what Jessica is going through, you don't want to miss this discussion. You'll learn: [02:31] Jessica shares what she needs the mastermind's support for today. [04:28] She wants some way to implement a routine without being overly detailed about it. [05:41] When you are getting into the OCD mode, do you see yourself getting sucked in? [07:26] Jessica used project management software that allows her to see what needs to be done. [09:07] She has an injury that doesn't allow her to exercise the way she wants to. [12:00] Eric and Jessica discuss ways that she can exercise in her pool. [14:54] Eric speaks to Jessica about making things easier by having everything ready, so there are no distractions when going to exercise. [22:08] Put swimming on the calendar and making things as easy as possible is the first domino Jessica is trying to put into place. [22:25] Taking a shower is the second domino. [24:44] What are your hardest transitions? [26:47] Natalie gives some suggestions about making the pool transition easier. [29:07] Natalie speaks about making sure what she is carrying isn't too heavy. [31:41] Blake gives his insights into Jessica writing down her routines. [34:05] Erika discusses changing routines and how difficult they are for Jessica. [36:48] Jessica gives the energy pull that keeps her from her routines a name. [37:58] Routines are built like the bricks of a building, one brick at a time. [41:55] How sensitive are you to your environment? [42:50] Erika discusses how perfect Jessica is for her business. [45:03] Jessica talks about her meditation room being upstairs now, instead of being downstairs like it usually is and why. [48:00] Blake asks Jessica a question about putting down a sword. [50:49] Erika shares her insights into what Jessica is talking about. [53:58] Are you stuck in a state of hypervigilance? [56:22] Eric wants to know how to make Jessica aware of her hypervigilance. [59:14] Jessica talks about the feeling she gets before she gets into her zone of brilliance. [1:02:01] How do you complicate simplicity? [1:03:11] Jessica speaks about what she is taking away from this discussion. [1:05:50] Thank you all for being on the show! [1:06:36] If you are a regular listener, consider becoming a patron, click on our Patreon tab at Use my Audible.com affiliate link for your favorite titles: ADHD reWired Coaching and Accountability Groups The 16th season of the ADHD reWired Coaching and Accountability groups are ending soon.  ArC 17 Summer Sessions run July 11th – Sept. 19th.   We only have 9 spots remaining. Please visit to learn more and sign-up for our Last Scheduled Registration Event on June 11th at 3 PM CT.  You don’t want to miss it! Support the Podcast on Patreon Patreon allows listeners like you to support content creators like me. With a monthly contribution, you can get access to different levels of perks.  One perk example is our Patron-only Group Coaching Sessions.  Learn more at . ADHD reWired Facebook Group: If you would like to apply to join the ADHD reWired Secret Facebook group, go to and fill out the application. Productivity Q&A Get your ADHD questions answered live! These Q&A sessions take place on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 12:30 PM CT. Go to Want to be a guest? Hey! What about you? Do you have a story? Are you a coach? Are you an ADHD Clinician? If you answered yes to any of these questions and you’d like to be a guest, .
1 hr 11 min
The Psych Central Podcast: Mental Health Made Simple
The Psych Central Podcast: Mental Health Made Simple
Gabe Howard (A Psych Central Podcast)
How to Mentally Prepare for Anything
What’s the worst that could happen? And who will you still be regardless of the outcome? In today’s podcast, Gabe talks with author Shira Gura about her newest method CLEAR, a tool we can all use to prepare for an upcoming event or situation that is causing anxiety. Worried about an upcoming exam, date, or party where you won’t know anyone? Join us to learn a great method to help CLEAR your head before you go. For more information and a complete transcript, visit Podcast: How to Mentally Prepare for Anything. Guest Information for 'Shira Gura- CLEAR' Podcast Episode Shira Gura is an emotional well-being coach. Her background as an occupational therapist, yoga instructor, and mindfulness teacher led her to create two powerful self-help tools: The unSTUCK Method® and The CLEAR Way®. She is the author two books: Getting unSTUCK: Five Simple Steps to Emotional Well-Being (which was awarded winner of the 2017 International Book Award in self-help), and most recently The CLEAR Way: Five Simple Steps to Be Mentally Prepared for Anything. Through her coaching, courses, and community, she guides people to live more deliberately. She lives in Israel with her husband and four children. About The Psych Central Podcast Host Gabe Howard is an award-winning writer and speaker who lives with bipolar disorder. He is the author of the popular book, Mental Illness is an Asshole and other Observations, available from Amazon; signed copies are also available directly from the author. To learn more about Gabe, please visit his website, gabehoward.com.
27 min
Attention Talk Radio
Attention Talk Radio
Attention Talk Radio
ADHD: You’ve Read All the Books So Why Are You Stuck?
It has been said those with ADHD know what to do, but they struggle to do what they know to do. There are many reasons for this, but one reason is the difference between knowledge and the execution of knowledge.  In this episode of Attention Talk Radio ADHD coach Jeff Copper (www.digcoaching.com) has a conversation with complex parent coach Elaine Taylor-Klaus (www.impactparents.com) on the distinction between knowledge and the execution of it and talks about what is needed to increase the chances of executing and being more productive. If you have read all the books and are still stuck, don't miss this show.   Attention Talk Radio is the leading site for self-help Internet radio shows focusing on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD), including managing symptoms of attention deficit disorder, adults with ADD, or adults who have children with ADHD. Attention Talk Radio, hosted by Jeff Copper, attention and ADHD coach, is designed to help adults and children (particularly those diagnosed with or impacted by attention deficit disorder or its symptoms) in life or business who are stuck, overwhelmed, or frustrated. It will help adults and children get unstuck and moving forward by helping to open their minds and pay attention to what works.   Attention Talk Radio host Jeff Copper is an ADHD coach. To learn more about Jeff go to www.digcoaching.com.
34 min
Therapy Chat
Therapy Chat
Laura Reagan, LCSW-C
249: Transformation Through Adversity with Dr. Suzy Ross
Thank you to this episode's sponsor, TherapyNotes. Get a 2 month free trial of TherapyNotes by going to www.TherapyNotes.com and using the promo code TherapyChat. Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In this week's episode, recorded prior to the start of the pandemic, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Dr. Suzy Ross about experiencing transformation through adversity. Dr. Suzy Ross is the Coordinator of Recreation Therapy at San Jose State University in California. Her primary research examines the underlying archetypal pattern of personal transformation and is the subject of her book, “The Map to Wholeness: Real-life Stories of Crisis, Change, and Reinvention.” Dr. Ross has numerous published articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals and has spoken to participants attending local, state, national and international conferences. As a consultant she provides support to healthcare agencies and to individuals in private practice. As a recreational therapist, she specializes in the treatment of women survivors of sexual trauma, post-traumatic stress, and adventure therapy. In partnership with indigenous elders, Dr. Ross leads study abroad to ancient Peruvian Inka sites for the recovery of indigenous wisdom through sacred play. Suzy lives close to the ocean and loves to be immersed in nature. Resources https://suzyross.net Purchase her book, The Map to Wholeness - https://amzn.to/3jquo3j Want a cool Therapy Chat t-shirt, sticker or mug? Find them here: https://www.teepublic.com/user/therapychat Leave me a message via Speakpipe by going to https://therapychatpodcast.com and clicking on the green Speakpipe button. Thank you for listening to Therapy Chat! Please be sure to go to iTunes and leave a rating and review, subscribe and download episodes. You can also download the Therapy Chat app on iTunes by clicking here. Podcast produced by Pete Bailey - https://petebailey.net/audio
1 hr 1 min
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