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73: Parenting a Child with ADHD | Andre Brisson

73: Parenting a Child with ADHD | Andre Brisson

add/adhd Sep 21, 2021

Andre Brisson was diagnosed with ADHD, Aspergers, and Giftedness late in life. He now helps high-achieving ADHD individuals understand and celebrate their true self.


  • “Your strength can become a weakness. If you can manage the weakness, then you can flip it into a strength.” - Andre Brisson
  • “Not everyone handles information the same way. Not everybody handles structure and systems the same way and per the theme of Mothers of Misfits. We're not a one size fits all world. So there's no one size fits all solution and you can do the trial and error approach, but that can harm your relationships.” - Emily Melious


  • 1:48 - Common misconceptions about ADHD
  • 3:05 - You can succeed by identifying your ADHD strengths
  • 4:40 - Tips & tricks for managing your mental energy
  • 6:26 - Helping other understand how you communicate
  • 10:32 - Advice for parents who have a child who was just diagnosed with ADHD
  • 17:57 - ADHD & school
  • 23:19 - Andre’s podcast, Impulsive Thinker


  • Andre's Podcast: The Impulsive Thinker
  • Intrigued by some of the topics Emily spoke about? Schedule a free discovery call with her today to learn how you can be the best advocate for your children and help them learn to thrive in a one size fits all world! Schedule a Discovery Call
  • Find out more about how Emily can be a resource to you and your family by visiting our Work with Emily page as well.


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