ADHD: My Superhero Origin Story

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Guest: Amber Swope > Host: Ann Rockley

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Join Ann Rockley in conversation with Amber Swope to learn how a late ADHD diagnosis unlocked her superpowers. Imagine learning at 56 that many of your “deficiencies” are actually strengths! That's exactly what happened to Amber Swope when she was diagnosed with ADHD. She took an online quiz that led to education, a medical diagnosis, and a treatment plan. With her new-found knowledge, Amber reevaluated her self-perceptions, reframed her interactions with others, and built systems to facilitate success. Join Ann Rockley as she chats with Amber to learn: 1) How the diagnosis helped her understand her past 2) How sharing the diagnosis changed her interpersonal dynamics 3) Strategies for navigating a world not built for her 4) Changes she’s made for greater control and success About Amber Swope: Amber Swope is an internationally recognized Information Architect, Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) expert, and information architecture (IA) consultant. With over 20 years of information development experience and 15 years of DITA expertise, Amber specializes in helping organizations create opportunity through IA. She helps teams build scalable IA solutions to future-enable their content and empowers team members to advance their architecture as it evolves to meet new business needs.
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