An Argument to Get an ADHD Diagnosis Early


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Many of those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms are reluctant to get the diagnosis because they don't necessarily want to be labeled, but this can cause problems down the road in the academic arena, as well as in sports. In this edition of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper ( has an open conversation with Christine Robinson ( around the advantages of getting the diagnosis early and having it in your pocket, which is needed to get accommodations in school, in college, and in professional sports to get waivers to level the playing field. One would think a last-minute diagnosis could get you in, but often you need a historical paper trail to take advantage of it. If you're on the fence about getting a diagnosis, this is a show you won't want to miss. 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 Jeff Copper, attention and ADHD coach, 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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