Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD)

Break the Habit of Dependence

June 10, 2021

As a teen or young adult with ADHD, are you looking for ways to be less dependent on your parents? Do you need tips and strategies on how to get accommodations in college, find a doctor to continue your ADHD treatment, and manage life during and after college? In this episode, Ari Tuckman answers questions similar to those asked by callers to CHADD’s helpline. He addresses what youth ages 14-24 need to know about managing ADHD and life on their own. If you’re a teen or young adult with ADHD, this information will help you break the habit of dependence and show your parents that you’re ready to fly the coop.


Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST

Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST, has given more than 350 presentations and routinely earns excellent reviews for his ability to make complicated information understandable and useful. He is the author of four books: ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship; Understand Your Brain, Get More Done; More Attention, Less Deficit; and Integrative Treatment for Adult ADHD. His More Attention, Less Deficit podcast has more than 100 episodes and more than two million downloads. A psychologist in private practice in West Chester, Pennsylvania, he is a former member of CHADD’s board of directors and serves as the CHADD conference committee's co-chair.


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