Ep 26 - ADHD in Women with Jane McFadden

Season #2

Let's chat about ADHD in high achieving women!  In this episode of the ADHD Families Podcast we are with the incredible Jane McFadden and she share her story.  We discuss diagnosis of ADHD in girls and women and ADHD/ASD burnout.  Jane is famous for telling it how it is and is extremely vulnerable about her experiences and generous with her tips to help other women. You do not want to miss this!

Here are the key points and timestamps:
3.07m Who is Jane
5.20m What it was like for Jane growing up
9.20m School can't and burn out
12.00m Misdiagnosis in girls
13.00m Labelling and diagnosis
15.10m ADHD mums
17.00m The invisible load on mothers
19.00m Different ADHD mum stereotypes
23.00m ADHD / ASD burnout
34.40m The 'More and More' concept 
36.00m The patterns of the high achiever with ADHD
40.00m Giving yourself grace
43.00m Jane's tips for ADHD

Jane McFadden has been studying and working in the Psychology industry for 18 years and has helped build one of the largest Psychology companies in Australia. She has a husband, 3 kids and lives on the Sunny Coast. She has battled periods of depression, anxiety, burnout and overwhelm her whole life and was finally diagnosed with ADHD at 35 years old. It answered all the questions and ignited her passion to help other women and girls avoid being misdiagnosed and wrongly medicated. With the right medication and therapy she is thriving like never before. Jane runs ADHD Mum's, an Australian podcast that shares relatable stories from typical Aussie Mum's on how they manage their ADHD whilst juggling motherhood, kids and family life. 

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