This week’s episode features a conversation with ADHD coach Margit Crane Luria of Blocked to Brilliant. Margit, who has ADHD herself, brings a powerful perspective to the podcast as a passionate advocate for children and teens with ADHD. Her mission? To change the way ADHD and ADD is perceived by the rest of the world (educators, parents, and society at large) while also helping kids and teens with ADHD embrace their creativity and gifts and become the world changers they naturally are.

We cover a lot of territory in this episode which, incidentally, is the first TiLT Parenting Podcast we’ve done on this topic. In forty minutes, we explore the myths, the misconceptions, the challenges, and the gifts of ADHD. If you have a child with ADHD, or you know of other children with ADHD (which we all do!), this is one episode you won’t want to miss.

Would you rather READ than LISTEN? Click here to read a blog post of this interview!

 

About Margit: Margit is a 30-year veteran teacher and school counselor, a Positive Discipline Trainer, and the author of the Mom’s Choice Award®-Winning book: How To Train Your Parents in 6 ½ Days and the Amazon Kindle bestseller: Getting Schooled: 102 Practical Tips for Parents, Teachers, Counselors, and Students about Living and Learning with ADHD. Margit specializes in helping ADHD families who have tried everything and are still frustrated and confused by their child’s or teen’s Blocked but Brilliant brain. Fun fact: Margit was one of the first adults to be diagnosed with ADHD, back in 1980.

 

THINGS YOU’LL LEARN FROM THIS EPISODE:

  • How ADHD and ADD are defined and what the markers look like in children
  • What obtaining diagnosis can be challenging because of co-existing symptoms
  • Why ADHD / ADD has such a negative stigma associated with it and why that needs to change
  • Whether or not ADHD is being overdiagnosed
  • The many (awesome) gifts that come with having ADHD
  • A thoughtful way to consider the use of medication in children with ADHD
  • How change can happen in the brains of people with ADHD
  • What parents who suspect their child has ADHD should do to get started

 

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