EP 61: Understanding ADHD. With Dr. Sharon Saline

Understanding ADHD with Dr. Saline

I’m always trying to understand some of the childhood diagnoses and today I’m sharing a very informative conversation I had with Dr. Saline as she explains ADHD and how we can support those struggling with it.

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What We Talked About

  • 5 C’s of ADHD Parenting
  • Strength-based thinking and attentive awareness
  • ADHD Awareness
  • Motivation outside-the-box thinkers
  • Executive functioning skills
  • Managing yourself first so you can be there for others effectively.

Things to Remember

“Development is in the child’s favor. The brain matures over time.”

“ADHD is a disorder of self-regulation. Children cannot manage themselves the way they want to.”

“We must help children feel good about what they are able to do. It’s critical.”

– Dr. Sharon Saline

Additional Resources

Dr. Sharon Saline’s book: What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together To Empower Kids for Success In School and Life.

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Now, Dr. Sharon and I want to know from you!

Do you know what kind of unique brain your child has? 

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More About my Guest

Sharon Saline, Psy.D., clinical psychologist and author of the award-winning book, What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life, specializes in working with kids, young adults, and families living with ADHD, learning disabilities and mental health issues.

Her unique perspective – as a sibling in an ADHD home, combined with decades of experience as a clinical psychologist and educator/clinician consultant – assists her in guiding families and adults towards effective communication and closer connections.

She lectures and facilitates workshops internationally on topics such as understanding ADHD, executive functioning, anxiety, different kinds of learners, and the teen brain.

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