In It: Raising Kids Who Learn and Think Differently
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How We Deal With “Is ADHD Real?”

In It: Raising Kids Who Learn and Think Differently

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How We Deal With “Is ADHD Real?”

In It: Raising Kids Who Learn and Think Differently

Discover In It, a podcast from Understood for and about families of kids who learn and think differently. Hosts Amanda Morin and Bob Cunningham hear from families of kids who struggle with reading, math, focus, and other skills. Parenting kids who learn and think differently can be an emotional and frustrating adventure. But, as we’ll remind listeners on each episode, you’re in good company along the way. We hope our show will make you nod your head in agreement—or at the very least, remind you you’re not alone. Understood is a free resource and online community for families of kids who learn and think differently.

In It: Raising Kids Who Learn and Think Differently

It’s a dreaded (and hurtful) question that families get asked too often: “Is ADHD even real?” Hosts Amanda Morin and Lexi Walters Wright hear from parents of kids with ADHD who’ve muddled through explaining their child’s attention, hyperactivity and impulsivity issues to family and friends. And they hear from expert Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D, about the brain science behind ADHD.   Understood is a free resource and online community for parents of kids with learning and thinking differences. Learn more and connect with other families who are In It: u.org/podcast   Copyright © 2019 Understood.org USA LLC. All rights reserved.

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