ADHD in College: Let's Admit the Launch Pad is Broken


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Call ADHD coach Jeff Copper ( crazy, but does anyone else see the carnage and fallout from the glass wall ADHD teens slam into on their 18th birthday? What's more, is Jeff the only one who is dumbfounded listening to others advocate solutions for a systematically flawed system to launch ADHD teens into college? Can't anyone else see the insanity of it all? In this episode, Jeff shares excerpts from his interviews with Neil Peterson, founder of the Edge Foundation, and Theresa Maitland, ADHD/LD specialist at UNC Chapel Hill, as well as Dr. Timothy Willens, Dr. Russell Barkley, and Dr. Clifford Sussman, as he puts a spotlight on what's broken. If you're part of the ADHD community, please listen to this show so we can begin an honest discussion in a grassroots effort to channel our energy into building a better mouse trap rather than fighting a broken system. If you're mad as hell and don't want to take it anymore, this is a show that's meant for you. Attention Talk Radio is the leading site for self-help Internet radio shows focusing on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD), including managing symptoms of attention deficit disorder, adults with ADD, or adults who have children with ADHD. Attention Talk Radio, hosted by attention coach Jeff Copper, is designed to help adults and children (particularly those diagnosed with or impacted by attention deficit disorder or its symptoms) in life or business who are stuck, overwhelmed, or frustrated. It will help adults and children get unstuck and moving forward by helping to open their minds and pay attention to what works. Attention Talk Radio host Jeff Copper is an ADHD coach. To learn more about Jeff, go to

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