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You do not have to go through your ADHD journey alone. I am Yakini and I am an ADHD advocate that focuses on parents with ADHD and parents with children with ADHD. Adults can also take away gems especially when I talk with the parents that have ADHD. The purpose is to provide as much information as possible to support parents through their journey. I will be talking to parents and professionals that work with ADHD children. Join us in these conversations. Note, any missing episode that you don’t see on this podcast, you can catch it on my YouTube channel - ADHD Love - YouTube.

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How Can a Person with ADHD Make a Relationship Better?

Dr. Sasha Hamdani is a Board Certified Psychiatrist and an ADHD clinical specialist. She was diagnosed with ADHD, the combined-type. She is also a wife and mom to two children.

I talk to her about ADHD and relationships. What is a relationship? How do we build and maintain relationships?

Dr. Sasha’s resources:

■ IG: https://www.instagram.com/thepsychdoctormd/

■ Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thepsychdoctormd

■ Website: https://www.drhamdanimd.com/

Other Resources:

■ Understood.org

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How Can Someone with ADHD Manage Binge Eating?

Becca King is a Registered Dietitian. She focuses on helping adult with ADHD when it comes to eating. She was diagnosed at 19 years old with the hyperactivity type.

We talk about ADHD and Binge Eating. What is binge eating? How is it tied to ADHD? How can people manage their binge eating episodes? Take a listen!

Becca’s Resources:

■ IG: https://www.instagram.com/adhd.nutritionist/

 

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How Can Neurotypicals Support Those with ADHD?

Jess DuBose is an ADHD Coach who wasn’t diagnosed with ADHD. She was married to a person with ADHD, and they are good friends still today. She talks about how and why she became an ADHD Coach. She also shares some things she has learned as a neurotypical supporting others with ADHD.

Jess Resource’s:

■ IG: https://www.instagram.com/coachingwithjess/

■ Website: https://www.jessdubose.com/

 

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Is Staying Organized Difficult for You or Your ADHD Children?

Lisa Piana is a mom of two teens and an organizing coach. She has three children with ADHD. Her husband was not diagnosed with ADHD, but she was diagnosed later in life.

We talk about how those with ADHD can be better organized. I know that when it comes to things at home, I am not the best. When it comes to projects or putting on events, I am better organized. We talk about why that happens.

Lisa’s Resources:

■ Website: https://www.orderedorganizing.com/

■ IG: https://www.instagram.com/ordered_organizing/

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HOW CAN SOMEONE HANDLE COMORBIDITIES ALONG WITH ADHD?: Natasha Hickling is the founder of Indigo Hub. She is a mom of fur babies, an ADHD life coach, and she was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 27 with the combined type. She used to be a teacher and she also used to be a Special Education Needs Coordinator.

She shares her ADHD story and why she decided to get her assessment at 27 years old. She also talks about her comorbidities and how they were affected because of ADHD. Her comorbidities included dyslexia and dyspraxia which we talked in the previous video at a high-level. This is a great story.

Check her out!!

Her Resources:

■ IG: https://www.instagram.com/indigohubadhd/

■ Email: indigohubadhd@gmail.com

■ Website: www.indigo-hub.com

 

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Ok, I know that I was very confused about all of these D's. Have you ever wanted to know what they meant and how they connected with ADHD?

Patty DeDurr is a physical therapist’s assistance. She is also an advocate and a new author. She has been diagnosed with ADHD about 20 years ago. She talks about dyslexia, dysgraphia, dysnomia, dyscalculia, and dyspraxia.

She talks about what are the differences are and from a high level what can people do to help with these different diagnoses.

In the future, I plan to get into more detail of each, but I wanted to provide you what in general each of these means.

Check this out!

Patty’s Resources:

■ Author of This Kid Can HyperFocus

■ IG: https://www.instagram.com/sensinggreatness/

■ Website: https://www.sensinggreatness.com/

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What has your ADHD journey been like since you started with your children? Do you feel that you are the only one that gets what you and your children are going through?

Well, you are not!!!

In this video, I talk about the importance of finding your community. I talk about what is a community, how do you find it and how do you make sure you connect with healthy communities. I shared some quick tips on this topic, but this is a bit of a deeper dive.

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Josiah's ADHD Story

Today, my guest is Josiah Sanchez. He is an emotional intelligence coach. He was diagnosed with ADHD in 3rd grade. He struggled with it when he was younger. He was separated and put into a different school. He also took medicine when he was younger but due to what he took it didn’t work well for him.

As he got older, he understood that he needed to be more connected with how he was feeling and manage that piece. He also got into fitness right after high school to help him drain a lot of his excited energy. Learn more about his story and other tips and tools that helped him through his ADHD journey.

Check out his story!

His Resources:

■ IG: ​https://www.instagram.com/josiahsperspectives/

■ Website: https://josiahsanchezperspectives.mykajabi.com/

Other Resources:

■ Calm music like Tony Anderson

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ADHD and Movement

Anna Lopez is Psychiatrist physician’s assistant. She was diagnosed with the combined type of ADHD. She is also a mom of two young boys. She talks about ADHD and movement. Why movement in general is important to children with ADHD and how you can

Her Resources:

■ IG: https://www.instagram.com/adhdinatx/

■ Email: adhdinatx@gmail.com

■ Link: https://linktr.ee/adhdinatx

Other Resources:

■ IG: @yourkidstable by Alisha

■ IG: @movementmatters by Kelly

■ IG: @busytoddler by Susie

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ADHD and Fitness:

Do you want to learn how fitness can help your ADHD? Barbie Haven is a life-coach, health coach and a co-dependency recovery coach for women. She has been helping people with their health and wellness for over 6 years. She was recently diagnosed with ADHD with the inattentive type.

She talks about why those diagnosed with ADHD benefit from fitness. She also talks about how we can get started and some tips on staying consistent and not quit.

Check this out!

Her Resources:

■ IG: https://www.instagram.com/desired_lives/

■ Email: Barbie@desiredlives.com

Other Resources:

■ Beachbody.com

■ Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown

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