What It’s Like to Be ADHD and Black


There are many factors that affect our lived experience of ADHD. This video is part of a series that will show you what ADHD *and. In light of the current events in the country, it seemed important to begin with Black ADHD.

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: Moving forward
24: 04 Outro
25: 03 Endcard

LINKS (in alphabetical order):

Romanza McAllister, LCSW Social Action Influencer
ADHD Coach & Race Equity Advocate /

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

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

Joseph Gitau

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

Michelle Ford
Geek of mythic proportions

Junotta, BSc Nutrition

Stacey Machelle
Comic/ADHD Advocate

Autistic Tyla
Autism Advocate / Founder B+ND

Corey T Queen

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

Inger Shaye
ADHD & Executive Coaching

Kini Foster
Software Engineer
[email protected]

Rene Brooks
Founder, blackgirllostkeys.com


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