NEWS AND EVENTS
Dr. Littman is proud to have her paper, Gender Differences in ADHD and Their Clinical Implications, published in Psychiatric Times, Volume 40, Issue 7 (July 26, 2023) and being offered for continuing education credits.
Dr. Littman is happy to announce that her book Understanding Girls with ADHD: How They Feel and Why They Do What They Do, is now available as an audiobook.
As a kickoff to facilitate access to this user-friendly format, it is being offered at a 60% discount until September 14th via this link:
Dr. Littman and Sari Solden, MS presented a video conversation, Looking Back and Looking Ahead, in which both women reflect on their 30+ year careers advocating for women and girls with ADHD.
Dr. Littman welcomes Dr. Julia Schecter to APSARD's special interest group (SIG) on Women and Girls with ADHD, as her new co-chair.
Dr. Littman was pleased to discuss neurodivergent females for documentaries on neurodivergent thinkers by producer Scott Steindroff.
Dr. Littman discussed girls with ADHD with Dr. Stephen Hinshaw for the ADHD Parents Palooza, which aired Saturday, July 30th, 2022.
Dr. Littman's article, When Big Emotions Hijack Teen Brains, was published in ADDitude magazine, Fall 2022, and is available here.
Dr. Littman addressed the question How Do I Respond When My Emotional ADHD Teen Crosses the Line? on the ADDitude website, July 2022.
Dr. Littman is pleased to be included in the award-winning documentary film, The Disruptors - a Comprehensive Look at ADHD. To view the film, click here.
Dr. Littman presented a webinar entitled How Emotional Dysregulation and ADHD Can Transform Teen Relationships from Messes to Minefields on Tuesday, April 26th, 2022, sponsored by ADDitude Magazine. It is available here.
Dr. Littman has co-authored an article with Stephen Hinshaw, PhD and Andrea Chronis-Tuscano, PhD entitled ADHD in Women and Girls: Why Female Symptoms Slip Through Diagnostic Cracks, published in ADDitude Magazine, Spring 2022.
Dr. Littman was a panelist discussing Dr. Stephen Hinshaw's presentation entitled ADHD in Girls and Women: Historical Perspectives, Current Realities, presented at the APSARD 2022 annual conference, on Saturday, January 15th, 2022.
Dr. Littman has been quoted in the American Psychological Association's article Helping adults and children with ADHD in a pandemic world, in Psych Central's article ADHD and Menopause: what to know and what you can do, in Self magazine's How the pandemic is helping some women realize they have ADHD, and in the book Traveling with the challenging child: vacation strategies for the anxious, the inflexible, and the neurodiverse by Dawn Barclay.
Dr. Littman is pleased to have been selected as a Medical Review Expert for ADDitude magazine.
Dr. Littman has been named co-chair, with Dr. Andrea Chronis-Tuscano, of the new Special Interest Group focusing on Women and Girls' Issues for APSARD (American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders).
Dr. Littman is first author of the article ADHD in Females Across the Lifespan and the Role of Estrogen, published in Russell Barkley's ADHD Report, August 2021.
Dr. Littman gave a presentation entitled A New Understanding of Girls with ADHD to the Chesapeake Center for ADHD on May 21, 2021.
Dr. Littman's article Rejection Sensitivity is Worse for Girls and Women was published in ADDitude Magazine, February, 2021.
Dr. Littman presented a webinar Why ADHD is Different for Women: Gender-Specific Symptoms & Treatments on Tuesday, December 15, 2020. A replay link is found on the Audio/Video page of this website.
Dr. Littman presented a webinar Understanding Girls with ADHD on August 28, 2020 for the Middle School Summit on ADHD, sponsored by SmartCourse.io.
Dr. Littman's article Conduct Disorder in Teens with ADHD: Signs, Symptoms, Interventions was published in ADDitude Magazine, Fall 2020.
Dr. Littman's article I'm Smart, So I Should Be Able to Overpower ADHD, Right? was published in ADDitude magazine, Summer 2020.
Dr. Littman was quoted in the Washington Post article entitled How women and girls with ADHD are given short shrift with treatment by Katherine Ellison on May 19, 2020.
Dr. Littman wrote a blogpost entitled How This Pandemic Triggers Trauma Responses in the ADHD Brain for ADDitude Magazine's COVID-19 coverage.
Dr. Littman's webinar entitled Dealing with the Traumas of an ADHD Life was presented on Thursday, February 27, 2020 as part of the ADHD Women's Palooza. You can view the interview here.
Dr. Littman was a guest on the Mel Robbins TV Show on February 25, 2020, which focused on ADHD in women.
Dr. Littman's article entitled How to Make Friends as an Adult: A Guide for Women with ADHD was published in the Spring 2020 issue of ADDitude Magazine.
Dr. Littman has created an ADHD Gender Sensitivity Case Presentation for training clinicians in conjunction with Takeda.
Dr. Littman is honored that the American Psychological Association has chosen to profile her career on its website in an article entitled Ellen Littman Brings Attention to Women with ADHD on July 30, 2019.
Dr. Littman's article entitled "5 Things Every Doctor (and Parent) Should Know about Girls and ADHD" was published in the Summer 2019 issue of ADDitude magazine.
Dr. Littman has written a blogpost about the challenges of diagnosing females with ADHD for APSARD (American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders). Click here for the article.
Dr. Littman is honored to have written the Foreword for the new workbook, A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD: Embrace Neurodiversity, Live Boldly, and Break Through Barriers by Sari Solden, MS and Michelle Frank, PsyD.
Dr. Littman is happy to announce that the second edition of her book Understanding Girls with ADHD: How They Feel and Why They Do What They Do, published in 2015 and co-written with Kathleen Nadeau, PhD and Patricia Quinn, MD, is now available for the Kindle. The book was originally published in 1999.
Dr. Littman is honored to have written the Afterword for the 2019 revised edition of Thom Hartmann's ground-breaking book, Attention Deficit Disorder: A Different Perception, which was originally published in 1993.
Dr. Littman is pleased to announce that the second edition of her book Understanding Girls with ADHD, written with Kathleen Nadeau and Patricia Quinn, was translated into Swedish and published with the title Flickor med ADHD by Studentlitteratur AB, Lund in 2018.
Dr. Littman appeared on the Thom Hartmann Program on July 6th, 2018, to discuss women with ADHD in a live TV call-in format. The link to the video is available on the Audio/Video page of this site.
Dr. Littman's article entitled When Women with ADHD Battle Borderline Personality Disorder was published in the Summer 2018 issue of ADDitude magazine.
Dr. Littman gave a keynote plenary presentation on ADHD in Girls and Women at the 10th Meeting of Minds in Madrid, Spain in April, 2018.
Dr. Littman's article on the experience of women with ADHD, entitled No More Suffering in Silence, was published in the Spring 2018 issue of ADDitude magazine.
Dr. Littman gave a webinar entitled "The Illusion of Success: How Smart ADHD Women Fake It Every Day" on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 8:00 PM EST. This webinar was part of the ADHD Women's Palooza.
Dr. Littman presented a half-day program entitled "Females with ADHD Across the Lifespan" at the International CHADD Conference in Atlanta, GA in November, 2017. To link to the European Guidelines re: Girls and Women with ADHD click here.
Dr. Littman was the invited keynote speaker for ADHD Europe's recognition of Women and Girls with ADHD as their 2017 theme, at venues in 3 cities:
-Her keynote on "Girls & Women with ADHD: what the research reveals about their inner lives and what it means for their futures" was presented as part of the ADHD Awareness conference at the Royal Airforce Museum in London, England on October 10, 2017.
-Her keynote on "ADHD, Girls & Women" was presented at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland on October 12th, 2017.
-Her keynote on "ADHD in Girls & Women: Indicators, Diagnosis, & Treatment" was presented as part of the conference on Special Brains across the Lifespan at the MAI Conference Center in Brussels, Belgium on October 14th, 2017.
Dr. Littman gave a talk on the Impact of ADHD on the Family on May 16th, 2017 at the Carmel Academy in Greenwich, CT, sponsored by SmartKids with LD. A video of the talk is available here.
Dr. Littman's article, "What the ADHD Brain Wants (and Why)" is featured in the Spring 2017 special edition of ADDitude magazine on The Brain.
Dr. Littman gave a webinar entitled "Why Do So Many Women with ADHD Feel Depressed?" on February 10th, 2017. The webinar is available here.
Dr. Littman presented a video webinar entitled ADHD with a High IQ: How Is It Different? on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016, sponsored by ADDA. It can be accessed via the ADDA website https://add.org.
Dr. Littman spoke about balancing home and career at a conference entitled "Harnessing the Power of Entrepreneurial ADHD to Maximize Success" on November 3, 2016, sponsored by UBS.
Dr Littman's TADD talk on The Experience of the ADHD Partner in a Relationship on Oxtober 22, 2017 is available at https://add.org/taddtalks.
Dr. Littman was filmed for the documentary "Hidden Faces: Women and ADHD", by Virginia Ryker of Wildly Media. The trailer is available at wildlymedia.com, with a release date in late 2017.
Dr. Littman created a two-part video training module on Women and ADHD. The videos are available as a continuing medical education course sponsored by APSARD.
Dr. Littman was an invited speaker at the Meeting of Minds VIII Conference in Vienna, Austria on June 6-7, 2016, sponsored by the Shire ADHD Institute. She spoke about Gender and ADHD to an international audience of clinicians.
Dr. Littman was invited to give the keynote address at the Better Together Festival, celebrating women with ADHD. Dr. Littman's talk traced the history of gender difference awareness in ADHD over the past 20 years. To coincide with the 20th anniversary of her book "Women with ADD", Sari Solden hosted this event in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Saturday, May 14th, 2016.
The updated and revised 2nd edition of Dr. Littman's book "Understanding Girls with ADHD", written with Kathleen Nadeau, PhD and Patricia Quinn, MD, has been published! Informed by the 15 years of research since publication of the original edition in 1999, it includes a revised Self-Report Scale for Girls. It is available from Advantage Books, or online at www.ADDvance.com.
Dr. Littman gave a video presentation on High IQ Women with ADHD as part of the ADHD Women's Palooza on January 11, 2016. Thirty speakers presented on a variety of issues related to women with ADHD.
Dr. Littman presented a webinar on "Understanding Girls with ADHD" on September 25th, 2015, hosted by the National Resource Center on ADHD. Click the link to access the webcast and slides on YouTube at http://youtu.be/XxIILekMKAc.
In June, 2015, Dr. Littman was an invited speaker at the Meeting of Minds VII Conference in Stockholm, Sweden, sponsored by the Shire ADHD Institute. Her talk on "Girls and Young Women with ADHD" was presented to an international audience of clinicians.