Women & ADHD

Women & ADHD

By Katy Weber

A late diagnosis turned her world upside down. Join Katy Weber each week as she interviews other women who discovered they have ADHD in adulthood and are finally feeling like they understand who they are and how to best lean into their strengths, both professionally and personally.


Emily Donahoe: Theater, sexism & working memory

Episode 52 with Emily Donahoe. "I’m one of those people for whom Ritalin is like putting on a pair of glasses." Emily is an accomplished actor, writer and producer. She has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and at regional theaters around the counRead more


Tessa MacKay: Dyslexia, hyperrealism & neuroplasticity

Episode 51 with Tessa MacKay. "People with any kind of neurodivergence can just feel it in each other. It’s like sparks happen." Tessa MacKay paints contemporary realism and large-scale hyperrealism portraiture and is based in Perth, Western AustraliRead more


Lafaya Mitchell: Hypersensitivity & moving beyond labels

Episode 50 with Lafaya Mitchell. "We have traits, not symptoms. This isn't an illness — it’s not like diabetes." Lafaya is a licensed therapist with more than 20 years of experience working closely with families overwhelmed with socially, emotionallyRead more


Denise Brodey: Neurodivergence in the workplace

Episode 49 with Denise Brodey. "Looking back, I realize I just never had the right words to explain what was going on with me." Denise is a senior contributor at Forbes, focused on the role of invisible disabilities in the workplace. Her candid, deepRead more


Patty DeDurr: Sensory processing & spatial awareness

Episode 48 with Patty DeDurr "Creativity is such a large aspect of ADHD. I think it’s important to hone that as much as you can." Patty is a neurodivergent author and advocate who educates and provides educational information and resources for indiviRead more

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