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Distraction with Dr. Ned Hallowell

Struggling with distractions in this amped up world? Renowned ADHD expert Dr. Ned Hallowell guides us through stories, guests, tips, calls, and lots of surprises too. If you’re pulled and prodded all day from many directions or tied to your smartphone and apps, this insightful and entertaining journey will help you regain control of your life in a fun and novel way. Give it a listen and … wait, did you see that bird?
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Now displaying: April, 2019
Apr 25, 2019

Dr. Hallowell responds to a listener email from a mom who is concerned about her 24 year old son. Should she be worried that he's not going to achieve his goals? Is nagging the answer? 

Send us YOUR questions and episode ideas to connect@distractionpodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. Learn more HERE

Apr 24, 2019

Own Beat Athlete is an organization that aims to help coaches better understand neurodivergent kids, like those with ADHD. As a former coach and mother to a son with ADHD and dyslexia, Susan Stout saw that many coaches of young athletes didn't understand ADHD, resulting in seasons filled with frustration and anxiety for both the coaches and the young athletes. Susan decided to create Own Beat Athlete to reduce the struggle between coaches and players, as she tells Ned in this episode. 

Own Beat Athlete website

Please reach out to use with your comments, questions and show ideas. Email connect@distractionpodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. Learn more HERE

Apr 18, 2019

ADHD Coach and APRN Kristin Seymour returns for a brief chat with Dr. H about medications and how to approach them when treating ADHD. 

Kristin's book: The Fog Lifted: A Clinician's Journey with ADHD

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently. 

Apr 16, 2019

Listener Emily has a son in 8th grade who loves his screen time a little too much for her liking. She's worried about him developing an addiction and reached out to Dr. Hallowell for advice. Their conversation highlights the struggle many parents are facing while trying to instill healthy technology habits in their children.   

If you have a question for Dr. Hallowell or a show idea, email us at connect@distractionpodcast.com. Or call and leave us a voice message at 844-55-CONNECT. 

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently. 

Apr 11, 2019

6th, 7th and 8th graders need help managing their ADHD. Dr. Hallowell offers up tips for helping a young person thrive during these critical years. 

Reach out to us with your questions and show ideas. Email connect@distractionpodcast.com or call 844-55-CONNECT.

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently. 

Apr 9, 2019

Getting an ADHD diagnosis can be difficult outside the U.S. as you'll hear in this episode. Dr. Hallowell speaks with a listener named Lena, who lives in Germany and has had difficulty getting her doctor to understand the condition. She turned to Distraction for advice. 

If you have a question for Dr. Hallowell or an episode idea email it to connect@distractionpodcast.com. Or call and leave a voice message at 844-55-CONNECT. 

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently. 

Apr 4, 2019

It seems like there's a "National ____ Day" for just about everything, and today is no different! Dr. H fills listeners in on what some people celebrate on April 4th in this lighthearted mini. Note: We've never heard of this day either!!

Today's episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently! 

 

Apr 2, 2019

Those with ADHD are 5 to 10 times more likely to develop an addiction to a chemical substance or to an activity, or both. ADHD coach and advanced practice nurse, Kristin Seymour, joins Dr. H to discuss the very real issue of ADHD and addiction in young people. Kristin specializes in treating adolescent boys and has seen firsthand the devastating consequences that vaping, opiods and other substances can have on young lives. 

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College, the college of choice for students who learn differently. Learn more HERE

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