If ADHD is a disorder, can it also be a gift or even a superpower? Some people say that it is. People with ADHD are often acutely aware of their struggles which can ravage self-esteem, so it’s natural to seek ways to feel better about themselves. It’s certainly true that individuals with ADHD have many gifts, but there are risks to claiming that ADHD itself is what provides those gifts.
In this session, view Ari Tuckman and Jessica McCabe as they integrate the impact of ableism on how disorders are defined, address the risks of toxic positivity, and assist clients to navigate social expectations for performance.
Don’t miss this dynamic duo - critically acclaimed author and presenter and podcaster, Ari Tuckman, and film actor, creator and star of award-winning YouTube channel How to ADHD and TEDx presenter, Jessica McCabe!
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Ari Tuckman, Psy.D., CST, is a psychologist in private practice, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD. He is the author of two critically-acclaimed books: More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD (2009) and Integrative Treatment for Adult ADHD: A Practical Easy-to-Use Guide for Clinicians (2007) and is a regular contributor to numerous ADHD-related publications, including ADDitude Magazine. Dr. Tuckman is a frequent presenter who routinely earns excellent reviews for his ability to make complex concepts understandable, practical and even entertaining. He has given over 200 presentations to professionals and members of the public, including full-day continuing education seminars and international conferences. He has appeared on CNN, National Public Radio and XM Radio and been quoted in The Washington Post. He is the current vice president of the Attention Deficit Disorder Association.
You can find more information about Dr. Tuckman’s books, weekly podcast, upcoming presentations and links to past presentations at ww.adultADHDbooks.com. His driving goal in his writing and presenting is to provide science-based information that is easily applicable to make people’s live better.
Financial: Financial: Ari Tuckman maintains a private practice. He receives royalties as a published author. Ari Tuckman receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Ari Tuckman is the National Conference Committee co-chair for CHAAD.
At 32, Jessica McCabe’s ADHD brought her to the darkest point of her life thus far. At 34, she was thriving both personally and professionally, producing a successful, award-winning YouTube channel about living with ADHD - How to ADHD. She is also known for roles in several independent films and television shows including the show American Dreams and the short film Lure. Since its founding in 2015, How to ADHD has grown to over 1.25 million subscribers. The channel – widely respected by treatment providers, ADHD researchers, and especially the ADHD community – has become a treasure trove of scientifically backed and experientially affirming information on how people with ADHD might work with their brains in a world not built for them.
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