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What We Really Know About ADHD

September 17, 2021 Updated September 28, 2021

ADHD is often framed in terms of its negatives. And although living with ADHD can be a challenge, the condition also confers many advantages. People with ADHD often have high levels of passion, drive, and creative thinking. The discussion will include ideas about how parents can focus on the strengths of children with ADHD and start seeing them as superpowers.


  • Dr. Margaret Sibley, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine and author of Parent-Teen Therapy for Executive Function Deficits and ADHD: Building Skills and Motivation
  • Rhashidah Perry-Jones, MPA
    Parent educator and Board Member of Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)