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Attention Magazine February 2022

Awkward in Social Situations? Ten Tips to Help

Caroline Maguire ACCG, PCC, MEd

CONNECTION MATTERS




Key Challenges for Youth with ADHD During the Pandemic

Yuanyuan Jiang and Pooneh Montazeralsedgh

RESEARCH BRIEFS




Peer Support for Retirees with ADHD

Mark Katz

PROMISING PRACTICES




As He Enters Retirement, Russell Barkley Looks Back

Ari Tuckman interviews Russell Barkley

He has been a driving force behind our current understanding of ADHD, a tireless advocate who leaves behind an enormous body of work that has improved the lives of everyone diagnosed with ADHD.




Challenges in ADHD Care for Children of Color
PART TWO

Melvin Bogard interviews Roberto Olivardia

We still have a way to go in educating teachers and healthcare practitioners about ADHD and communities of color, and in making sure parents know how to advocate for their children in medical and educational settings.




ADHD and Divorce

Sharon Saline PsyD

A team approach that benefits everyone requires you to separate co-parenting responsibilities from previous partnership difficulties and move beyond competition to collaboration.




How to Help College and Grad Students Stay on Top of their Game

Cheryl Gedzelman

As a parent, do you feel powerless to help because they’re reluctant to accept your advice? There are many ways they can receive support.




What the Pandemic Taught Us About Students with ADHD

Frank Mills

These issues may have already been present, but were highly exacerbated when students were forced to attend school from home.




Routines for Times of Uncertainty

Carey A. Heller

Coping during the ongoing global pandemic requires flexibility, and individuals with ADHD will find that routines actually help them to adjust and function successfully.




Guiding Complex Teens and Young Adults to Launch

Elaine Taylor-Klaus

With ADHD in the mix, there’s a higher risk for power struggles, communication breakdowns, and disconnected or conflicted relationships. So, how can parents successfully guide and empower them?




What Does It Take to Become an Adult?

Kimberly Harrison PhD

The shift to self-sufficient living might seem unmanageable for young adults with ADHD, but with a little desire and a step-by-step plan, it’s an achievable goal.




ADHD Accommodations Across All Settings

Frances Shefter

For children and adults, any reasonable accommodation that is needed to compensate for ADHD can be requested in any setting. The setting determines what is reasonable and required.