Season 1 - Episode 9 | November 25, 2020
Best Strategies for ADHD & Distance Learning. PART 2
About The Episode
Distance learning is a challenge for us all, especially those with learning and attention issues. In this episode, we continue our conversation with CHC’s Chief Psychiatrist & Medical Director, Dr. Glen Elliott, and learn strategies to help kids with ADHD mitigate distractions and maximize the motivation to learn. Be sure to catch Part 1 of this episode if you haven’t already!
Dr. Elliott is an internationally renowned expert in the field of ADHD, psychoactive medications and complex diagnoses.
Glen Elliott, PhD, MD
Chief Psychiatrist & Medical Director at Children’s Health Council
In today’s episode, ADHD expert Dr. Glen Elliott shares his wisdom on how ADHD might present itself during distance learning; how to mitigate distractions and maximize learning; to medicate or not to medicate; finding compassion for yourself and your child; and the importance of positive reinforcement.
Guest: Glen Elliott, PhD, MD, Chief Psychiatrist and Medical Director at CHC.
Resources mentioned in the show:
Raising Human Beings by Ross Greene
Parent Support Groups at CHC
CHC Resource Library
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Dr. Elliott’s Reading Recommendations
Raising Human Beings. Ross Greene
Addressing ADD Naturally. Kathi J. Kemper (2010)
The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money, and Today’s Push for Performance. Stephen Hinshaw and Richard Sheffler (2014)
Making the System Work for Your Child with ADHD. Peter Jensen (2004)
Medicating Young Minds: How to Know if Psychiatric Drugs will Help or Hurt Your Child. Glen Elliott with Katie Kelley (2006)
Superparenting for ADD: An Innovative Approach to Raising Your Distracted Child. Edward M. Hallowell & Peter S. Jensen (2010)
Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medications for Kids, 4th Ed. Timothy Wilens & Paul G. Hammerness (2016)
Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents. Russell Barkley (2013)