Best Strategies for ADHD & Distance Learning. PART 1

with Glen Elliott, PhD, MD

Best Strategies for ADHD & Distance Learning. PART 1

Episode 8, Season 1 | November 19, 2020

Show Notes

Distance learning is a challenge at best. Add ADHD to the mix and you get a whole new kind of challenge. Tune into this podcast to hear from ADHD expert Dr. Glen Elliott about how you can best support your child with ADHD while learning remotely.

Guest Info
Glen Elliott headshot

Dr. Elliott diagnoses and treats severe psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. An internationally known expert in psychoactive medications, he is the author of Medicating Young Minds: How to Know if Psychiatric Drugs Will Help or Hurt Your Child. Before joining Children’s Health Council, Dr. Elliott was Director of the Children’s Center at Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, University of California, San Francisco for over 17 years. He also is Associate Training Director for the Stanford Child and Adolescent Psychiatry residency programs.


Resources mentioned in the show:

Raising Human Beings by Ross Greene

Parent Support Groups at CHC

CHC Resource Library



Visit Dr. Glen Elliott’s bio.


Dr. Elliott’s Reading Recommendations


ADD Organization

ADHD Medication Guide

ADD Warehouse

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

American Academy of Pediatrics

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD)

Council for Exceptional Education (CEC)

Guilford Publications

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)

National Institute of Mental Health

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities

Russell Barkley



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)