What It’s Like to Be ADHD and Black

There are many factors that affect our lived experience of ADHD. This is the first in a series of videos that will explore what it’s like to be ADHD *and.* Given what’s going on in this country, I thought it was important to start with what it’s like to be ADHD and Black.

00:00 Intro
01:57 Meet The Brains
05:42 Mental Health And The Black Community
10:00 Masking and Code-Switching
12:32 Dealing With Discrimination
19:09 Moving Forward
24:04 Outro
25:03 Endcard

LINKS (in order of introduction):

Romanza McAllister, LCSW Social Action Influencer
ADHD Coach & Race Equity Advocate
http://mcallisterpsychotherapy.com/

Diyah Najah
Artist & Educator
www.ArtistDiyahNajah.com IG:@ArtistDiyahNajah

Roxanne Jarrett
Creative Productivity Facilitator
roxannejarrett.com / swellhead.com

Joseph Gitau
Writer/musician/blogger
@MisWiredKE

Loucresie Rupert MD
Child Psychiatrist/ blogger /consultant
www.underoneumbrella.blog

Michelle Ford
Geek of mythic proportions
@mythicgeek

Junotta, BSc Nutrition
@ADHD_JC

Stacey Machelle
Comic/ADHD Advocate
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvAgRiAuFJ97CBWwPkVcrHA

Autistic Tyla
Autism Advocate / Founder B+ND
http://Youtube.com/AutisticTyla

Corey T Queen
The Dad Bod Podcast creator
@CoreyQ_2point0 (IG and Twitter)

Inger Shaye
ADHD & Executive Coach
www.ingershaye.com

Kini Foster
Software Engineer
kini@introspectiveit.com

René Brooks
Founder, blackgirllostkeys.com

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Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Posted on June 30, 2020 by Therapist Nicki
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