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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: 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 challenges...

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


ADHD and Minding Your Manners

4/27/2017
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Research is revealing how ADHD is more of a self-regulation issue and not so much a deficit of attention. If that is true, is the process of learning to mind your manners actually a form of attention exercises designed to help kids develop self-regulation skills? In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, we interview Dr. Ari Tuckman (http://adultADHDbook.com) about the byproduct of holding a chair for a woman to sit, minding your elders, waiting to eat until everyone at the table is seated,...

Duration: 00:29:26


Point/Counterpoint: Let Those with ADHD Fail or Protect Them

4/20/2017
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Let them fail or shield them from failure? That is the question. Failure is a key component in the learning process in the classroom and at the school of hard knocks, and failure can be brutal to self-esteem. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, we debate failure in a point/counterpoint discussion with Dr. Kirsten Milliken (http://playdhd.com), as a means to share insight on the upside and downside of failure as a tool to help you manage failure. If you have ADHD, are a significant...

Duration: 00:30:23


ADHD and Mental Clutter: Organizing Your Mind

4/13/2017
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When it comes to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Attention Talk Radio is all about paying attention to what is and is not being paid attention to. In this episode we pay attention to organization. What is obvious for most is that those with ADHD struggle with organization, and their strategies center around external tools. What few individuals pay attention to is how they process things differently and the impact of mental clutter or mental disorganization on their external...

Duration: 00:49:21


The Trick of Going to Sleep for Those with ADHD

4/5/2017
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When it comes to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, going to sleep is a challenge for many, and the theories in books focus on sleep hygiene. There are very methodical answers that really make a lot of sense on paper but often don't help those with ADHD. As an ADHD coach, Jeff Copper has learned that the most difficult part of those with ADHD going to sleep is actually getting to bed, because they're interested in something else and they don't want to be bored. In this episode of...

Duration: 00:29:26

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