Speaker: Russell Barkley, Ph.D

Episode 2: Training, Learning, & the ADHD Brain

Episode 2: Training, Learning, & the ADHD Brain

No doubt that the child who is late, disorganized, and scattered needs help. But are you lecturingpunishing, or giving zeros to that child in hopes that he will stop messing around and just get over it? On today’s Podcast, Dr. Russell Barkley will discuss ways to improve the brain’s Executive Function skills so that children can succeed in learning and life. He emphasizes that the most important premise in training is to help the ADHD student “perform” the strategies and not just ‘know’ them.

* This is Russ’s second podcast episode that discusses how to manage the needs of students with ADHD.

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Episode 1: Unraveling Human Self-Regulation

Episode 1: Unraveling Human Self-Regulation

Anyone struggling with inattention or distractibility, general impulsivity, and poor motivation is going struggle with learning. However, conventional wisdom trivializes underachievement related to these struggles and there’s a risk that the sufferers may not get proper help they need. On today’s Podcast, Dr. Russell Barkley will discuss how the brain’s Executive Function brings behaviors under its control and directs actions towards successful learning.

* This is Russ’s first podcast episode that discusses how #Executive Function controls behaviors and directs actions towards a more desirable future.

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