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Attention Talk Radio

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Location:

Tampa, FL

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Description:

Attention Talk Radio, hosted by attention coach Jeff Copper, is topical with an emphasis on paying attention to what is being paid attention to and what isn't being focused on (paid attention to). It will help adults and children with the symptoms of ADHD and ADD get unstuck and moving forward by helping to open their minds and pay attention to what works. Listen to Attention Talk Radio online for help and information for adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Language:

English

Contact:

(762) 233-2343


Episodes

ADHD and Observations: Basic Truths

9/14/2017
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can be very confusing and even more confusing if you're attending to the wrong things. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, attention and ADHD coach Jeff Copper (http://digcoaching.com) talks about basic observations and basic truths with ADHD parent coach Caroline Maguire (http://necoaching.com). Together, they illuminate things observed that most miss and obstruct progress of the ADHD crowd. If you realize what you're attending to isn't...

Duration: 00:50:34


ADHD: Characteristics of a Strength

9/7/2017
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Identifying what those with ADHD are good at can be challenging; why? Attention and ADHD coach Jeff Copper (http://digcoaching.com) thinks it's because most are paying attention to strengths in an oversimplified way. Many strengths are not easily recognizable and most cannot be labeled. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD parent coach Caroline Maguire (http://necoaching.com) discusses the characteristics of a strength with Jeff in hopes he will gain clarity on how to identify...

Duration: 00:32:00


Coaching Those Desperate for ADHD Solutions

8/31/2017
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Coaching can be difficult to understand. Often those with ADHD are desperate for answers. They're looking to be pointed in the direction of solutions in a simple fashion. In the end, it doesn't work that way. Simple and desperate are just concepts that don't work together. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, our guest Dr. Kirsten Milliken (http://playdhd.com), amazingly articulates some of the challenges of understanding ADHD and why it works, but we also hear her experience and the...

Duration: 00:35:33


Magnets, Self-Regulation, and ADHD: What a Metaphor

8/24/2017
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ADHD can easily be thought of as a magnet. It's either attracted to something or repels something. In this context, we begin to understand the challenges of self-regulation. The magnet is a magnet; you can't change its forces. How do you work with it? ADHD is ADHD; you can’t change the biology. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, Caroline Maguire (http://necoaching.com) and Jeff Copper (http://digcoaching.com) discuss using magnets as a metaphor to observe ADHD behavior and transition...

Duration: 00:31:11


ADHD: The Job Search and Procrastination

8/17/2017
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder plus ambiguity equals stuck… and stuck equals procrastination… especially in the quest of casting yourself in a career or a job. Think about it. What do you want to be when you grow up? What are you good at? What job should you look for? How do you find the right job? In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, host and ADHD coach Jeff Copper has an open discussion with Michelle Raz (http://www.razcoaching.com), premier ADHD coach, around the...

Duration: 00:35:27


ADHD and Screen Addiction Treatment

8/10/2017
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a challenge of self-regulation, meaning that the challenge of sometimes engaging attention and other times unengaging attention, much like an addiction or an addict's need to walk away. In this edition of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper interviews Dr. Clifford Sussman (http://cliffordsussmanmd.com) on the treatment and challenges of working with those who have ADHD and screen addiction issues. If this speaks to you, this show...

Duration: 00:43:14


ADHD and Screen Addiction: The Hard Part

8/3/2017
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This edition of Attention Talk Radio is a follow-up to part one in a series related to ADHD and screen addiction. In the first episode, we talked about the biology that places those with ADHD at higher risk for screen addiction. In this edition, we talk with Dr. Clifford Sussman (http://cliffordsussmanmd.com) about the issues that arise when you combine the challenges of ADHD, self-regulation, puberty, and the ever-growing requirements to interact with the world digitally. If the topic...

Duration: 00:41:59


ADHD and Screen Addiction: The Biology and Issues

7/27/2017
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is very much an issue of self-regulation. Biological issues related to those with ADHD lend themselves to struggles with screen addiction. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper interviews psychiatrist Dr. Clifford Sussman (http://cliffordsussmanmd.com) who discusses the issues related to the challenges of those with ADHD and problematic use of digital technology. He clearly lays out biology and issues at hand to understand...

Duration: 00:39:06


Communicating with ADHD Teens and Adolescents

7/20/2017
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Is it that ADHD teens shut down and won’t communicate — or that they can’t communicate? Experts often share strategies for teens that shut down, but what do you do about those who just can’t communicate? Those who can’t organize their thoughts to articulate their message or their intent? Communication requires executive functioning, which is impaired by ADHD. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper has a roundtable discussion with ADHD parent coach Elaine...

Duration: 00:44:32


ADHD: What’s Obvious about Productivity Solutions

7/12/2017
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When it comes to ADHD, the top three productivity strategies recommended by the gurus don't always work. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, attention and ADHD coach Jeff Copper interviews ADHD productivity expert Linda Walker (http://coachlindawalker.com). They share their insights around why the common productivity solutions don't work for those with ADHD. In the end, they point out the obvious and share their insights on where to look for what might work for you. If you are reading...

Duration: 00:44:01


ADHD: When Passion is Lost

7/6/2017
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder athletes, dancers, pilots, coders, artists etc., can be passionate, dedicated, all-in, and focused. But what if their passion evaporates? What about a passion inhibiting injury? Or a bureaucratic barrier? In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper interviews Dr. Michele Toner (http://micheletoner.com). They talk about their experiences working with those ADHD individuals whose passion has died, or been denied. They discuss the...

Duration: 00:39:01


ADHD Treatments and Non Stimulant Alternatives Being Tested

6/29/2017
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is the most studied and researched mental health condition. More is being learned every day, and many innovative new treatments and interventions are now being tested. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, host and ADHD coach Jeff Copper interviews Dr. Andrew Cutler of Meridian Research (http://meridienresearch.net) around some of the very different clinical trials, from digital gaming to genetic testing and repurposing nicotine. The best part...

Duration: 00:36:08


ADHD: Exactly What Is a Strength?

6/21/2017
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is diagnosed based on appearance. There's a dog's breakfast of symptoms that people judge in order to apply the label. Often it's very confusing. Same goes with a strength. What is a strength? Is it a gift, a talent, a skill? In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, host and ADHD coach Jeff Copper talks with Michelle Raz (http://www.razcoaching.com) to put a strength into a context everyone can understand. Together, they discuss the elements of a...

Duration: 00:47:45


ADHD, Satisfaction, Expectation, and Experience

6/15/2017
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Dr. Ari Tuckman (http://adultADHDbook.com) is an expert in the field of ADHD. In recent interviews, he's talked about the notion of satisfaction as a function of an individual’s experience relative to their expectations. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, host ADHD coach Jeff Copper pulls up a stool and is schooled in Dr. Tuckman's theories around working to help those with ADHD understand satisfaction, expectation, and experience to help them move forward and manage their emotions....

Duration: 00:40:38


An Alternative Mousetrap to Launch an ADHD Teen to College

6/8/2017
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Traditionally parents teach life skills and shepherd their kids along through high school. Off to college they go and we try to connect them with Disability Services. More often than not, this is ineffective. Most kids don't want to need help. In this edition of Attention Talk Radio, we interview Daniel Koffler, Executive Director of New Frontiers in Learning (http://nfil.net). In our interview, we discuss an alternative strategy of using an academic and life skills coach to launch your...

Duration: 00:32:53


ADHD and Concussion

6/1/2017
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Are those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder more prone to concussions? Is a concussion more impairing for those with ADHD? Find out more as host and ADHD coach Jeff Copper interviews Dr. David A. Baron, professor of psychiatry and neurosurgery at Keck Medical School of USC. The interview promises to be insightful not only for ADHD athletes, but also for coaches, parents, and others connected to the ADHD community. Attention Talk Radio is the leading site for self-help Internet...

Duration: 00:42:20


ADHD Wears Bifocals, Too!

5/25/2017
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Do you grow out of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder? Not! In this interview ADHD coach Jeff Copper Interviews ADHD coach Linda Roggli (http://addiva.net) around current research on hormones, cognition, and aging. Linda distinguishes the difference between A-D-H-D and A-G-E. If this has aroused your curiosity, be sure to listen to what promises to be an insightful show. Attention Talk Radio is the leading site for self-help Internet radio shows focusing on attention deficit...

Duration: 00:58:40


Physician's Challenges in Treating ADHD

5/18/2017
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It is well known among the ADHD community that a good physician is difficult to find who can diagnose and treat those with ADHD. The fact of the matter is, specializing in this area is very challenging. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, we talk with Dr. Joel Young (http://rcbm.net) around the realities and challenges of working with the ADHD crowd in both diagnosing ADHD and prescribing medication. If you want to know what it is like to deal with the other side, listen in as this...

Duration: 00:48:17


ADHD and the Value of Daily Attention Exercises

5/11/2017
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If athletes, musicians, and students use exercises to practice, to make a habit, to develop skills to perform, why shouldn’t those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder engage in exercises to practice self-regulation skills to help them perform and attain a more positive attitude? In this episode attention and ADHD coach Jeff Copper interviews one of his favorite guests, Dr. David Nowell (http://drnowell.com), on what they both have learned about attention, the notion of daily...

Duration: 00:38:28


The Impact of Perfume and Petroleum on ADHD

5/4/2017
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What we know about ADHD is that it is an executive functioning issue, which is a challenge of self-regulation. Add puberty and hormonal changes to the mix and the dynamic gets very complex. The ability to concentrate, focus, and self-regulate gets more difficult. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, we talk with Elaine Taylor-Klaus (www.impactadhd.com) about the real difficulties, intricacies, and challenges, as well as the art of parenting a child with ADHD through puberty. If you are...

Duration: 00:42:09

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