Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, otherwise known as ADHD is a serious medical condition common among children aged 4 to 17.
According to a 2016 report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are approximately 6.1 million American children suffering from the said condition and the numbers continue to rise as the years go by.
With people suffering from it having trouble focusing on tasks and getting easily bored, accomplishing goals and getting things done both at work and in school may become difficult.
While there is no for the said disorder, understanding what it is and learning more about it can help make them become more manageable.
With that being said, the following podcasts may offer some useful insights that can help make life easier. It should be noted that the podcasts included in the list are those that are still being updated with fresh content and that we left out those that haven’t updated episodes recently.
While there may be value in older episodes, we wanted to recommend podcasts that are still active and constantly being updated.
Hosted by Robert Wise, ADHD Productivity is a weekly podcast that provides useful information about ADHD along with tips, advice, and strategies on productivity people with ADHD would find effective. The podcast’s main objective is to allow you not just to manage, but to thrive and succeed with ADHD. Each episode may be short (around 15 to 30 minutes) but it’s definitely packed with information coming from someone who has ADHD as well.
Though Robert may go off tangent from time to time, the topics he covers, including his own personal experiences, will help you learn more about the disorder and how you can remain productive despite having it.
Taking control is a podcast hosted by ADHD Coach Nikki Kinzer and photographer and podcaster Pete Wright. The podcast aims to help listeners by providing life management tips and strategies they can use and implement so they can take control of their lives with ADHD on the side.
The show covers a variety of topics listeners will find helpful which includes productivity, symptom management, and healthy ADHD living among others. There’s a ton of value to take away when you’ve got an ADHD coach and a person with ADHD as hosts.
“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman
Dubbed as “The podcast for adults,” host Eric Tivers doesn’t just interview experts but practically anyone with the said disorder. The podcast not only provides productivity strategies and tips but also allows its listeners to listen to real-life stories and struggles and how you can overcome each of them.
ADHD reWired is more than just a podcast about ADHD, it’s about becoming the best person you can be even if you have the disorder.
ADHD Experts is a weekly podcast where distinguished ADHD experts discuss a variety of topics affecting the lives of people with the disorder that can include family, work, life, and education among others. Unlike other podcasts, ADHD Experts has a more interactive format with questions submitted by parents of children with ADHD being addressed on the air.
The podcast is a recording of a webinar series captured from phone conversations so the audio is not of studio-recorded quality. Despite this fact though, the value listeners will get from the discussions will definitely go a long way.
For host Peter Shankman, having ADD or ADHD is not a curse but a gift. Every week, you’ll hear from various individuals from all over the world talk about the ways they were able to unlock the ‘gifts” of the said disorders. From rockstars to CEOs, teachers to politicians, you’ll practically be learning from people from all walks of life.
By showing people how they can make their ADHD work for them, the show helps people fight the stigma through bite-sized interviews that are presented in a very straightforward manner. Listeners will always find something practical and useful to take away in each and every episode.
“I was told years ago, “if you want others to be ’emotionally vulnerable’ with you, you need to go first.” Fair enough, especially if you don’t know me. Life has given me lots of challenges to embrace and overcome on the way to now, just like you. Some have been harder, some have taken longer, and like you, I am a work in progress.” – Dr. B
Hosted by “Dr. B” Barbara Cohen, Living Beyond ADHD is a podcast that strives to explore relevant information about the disorder from the experts straight to the public to increase awareness.
With decades of experience and success as an ADHD expert, Dr. B’s mission is to help you get to where you want to go and achieve everything you’ve set out for, whether you have ADHD or not. The podcast aims to help listeners focus on what they stand for each day and create a loving relationship with their selves.
This award-winning podcast helps its listeners through meaningful discussions about some of the challenges and issues people with ADHD are facing every day. Hosted by Tara McGillicuddy and Lynne Edris, the podcast interviews some of the top ADHD experts today, tackling a variety of issues that help improve productivity and manage life as a person with ADHD.
This 2015 Top ADHD Podcast awardee also has one of the most impressive lineups of guests that include the likes of Dr. Stephanie Sarkis, Dr. Edward Hallowell, Dr. Ari Tuckman, Terry Matlen, and Laurie Dupar to name a few.
This weekly podcast hosted by ADHD Coach Jennie Friedman explores various topics related to ADHD. From understanding what ADHD is to learning from guests’ personal stories and experiences, the show is a one-stop shop for everything ADHD-related.
See in ADHD is a great resource both for people with ADHD and those who have loved ones living with ADHD. The refreshing insights the show provides whether you are diagnosed with ADHD or not will help you thrive and live the best life you can despite the condition.
Attention Talk Radio is an internet radio podcast that provides support for ADD and ADHD. Whether you’re an adult with ADHD or a parent with a child who has one, this podcast hosted by ADHD and Attention Coach Jeff Cooper puts emphasis on “Attention” and the role it plays in the life of a person with the said disorder.
The show is designed to help adults and children who are frustrated, stuck, and overwhelmed in life or business move forward by opening their minds and shifting their focus to what actually works. If you or any of your loved ones are currently in a similar situation, this podcast is for you.
Hosted by Michael Joseph Ferguson and Bahman Sarram this podcast provides effective tips and practices in dealing with Adult ADD or ADHD in a more natural and holistic way, without using any form of medication.
The podcast is perfect for people in situations where medicine is not an option. With years of experience as an ADD/ADHD life coach and having studied the effects of nutrition and exercise on brain chemistry for over a decade, Michael provides content that is both great and balanced, something listeners will find useful in their everyday lives.
“I’m a coffee-lovin’, ADHD-obsessed momma on a mission, and I’m honored to help families on this always chaotic, often stressful, anything-but-ordinary parenting journey.” – Penny Williams
On this podcast hosted by the ADHD Momma, Penny Williams, listeners will learn about Penny’s powerful parenting techniques and management tips so they can effectively raise their children with ADHD successfully. From ADHD tools and gadgets to homework strategies, Penny keeps things real so listeners can adapt the same strategies in their own lives.
Having been where you are as parents, Penny helps you gain the ability to understand and change your child’s behavior, increase your parenting confidence, reduce stress, and create more success and joy by learning how to cope with your child’s ADHD challenges and the struggles that go along with it.
“The better we understand ADHD and the way it impacts our lives, the more effectively we can manage it. ADHD is driven by a lack of skills, but those skills can be taught and developed. ADHD might still win sometimes, but if we commit to making steady progress, getting 10% better day-to- day and week-to- week, we’ll come out ahead in the long run.” – Brendan Mahan
ADHD Essentials is a podcast hosted by Brendan Mahan that offers in-depth conversations with parents, experts, and educators about various topics related to ADHD. The podcast aims to help its listeners develop the skills and knowledge they need to manage the disease.
“When my son Markus was diagnosed with ADHD at 12 his therapist told my husband and me that our job as his parents was to reduce his expectations so he wouldn’t be disappointed in life. Eight months later I was diagnosed with ADHD. That’s when it dawned on me that had my mother taken this same psychologist’s advice when I was a child, I would have never made it through college, law school or graduate law school. Right then and there is when I made the commitment to learn everything I could about what ADHD actually looks like in the real world because so many of the professionals I consulted with didn’t seem to have a clue.” – Tracy Otsuka
As the name suggests, the podcast is all about women who see their ADHD symptoms as more positive than negative. Hosted by Tracy Otsuka, this weekly podcast aims to give the spotlight more on women who suffer from ADHD and their experiences in managing their symptoms towards success.
Hosted by ADHD Coaches Aaron Smith and Stephen Tonti, the podcast aims to highlight the importance of adopting a more uplifting and life-affirming approach to the way ADHD is diagnosed, treated, and understood by the person living with the said condition.
Attention Different is a neurodiversity podcast dedicated to reframing ADHD by providing insights and strategies as well as a touch of humor to help you find success despite living with the condition. The podcast aims to reclaim the label in order to understand the condition in a more accurate and positive way.
As the brains behind Adulting With ADHD, my career went from striving to thriving within a year after being diagnosed in 2015 at the age of 34. – Sarah Snyder-Castaneda
Adulting with ADHD is a podcast made for women with ADHD and hosted by a woman with ADHD that tackles a variety of topics surrounding ADHD. From issues about self-worth to tips and strategies in managing the condition, this podcast offers a ton of value for individuals living with ADHD.
The ideas and tips covered by the podcast are designed to help not just those that are diagnosed with ADHD but also those that aren’t.
This podcast hosted by Kristen Carder is specially made for adults with ADHD and those who think they may have it. With helpful discussions about the challenges and struggles of living with the said disorder, the show aims to help its listeners understand what they have and unlock their potential.
Kristen’s honest and genuine approach make it easier for listeners to relate to the challenges and struggles she goes through and how she successfully became a mother, spouse, boss, and artist despite living with the condition.