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267: The Myth of Laziness, with Adam Price, Ph.D.
29 May

267: The Myth of Laziness, with Adam Price, Ph.D.

Beautifully Complex Podcast: Explore the myth of laziness and the true drivers of your kid’s motivation with Adam Price, Ph.D. on Beautifully Complex podcast.

266: A Summertime Plan that Can Work for Everyone, with Penny Williams
22 May

266: A Summertime Plan that Can Work for Everyone, with Penny Williams

Beautifully Complex Podcast: Penny shares effective summer strategies for neurodivergent kids, focusing on planning, exploring, growing, and connecting.

265: Strategies for Young Autistic Learners, with Tara Phillips, SLP
15 May

265: Strategies for Young Autistic Learners, with Tara Phillips, SLP

Beautifully Complex Podcast: Tara Phillips shares some transformative tools and techniques which have significantly benefited her students, such as the use of visual supports and predictable routines.

264: Handling Behavior Struggles with Dignity, with Wendy Snyder
08 May

264: Handling Behavior Struggles with Dignity, with Wendy Snyder

Beautifully Complex Podcast: Wendy Snyder, a positive parenting educator and family life coach, discusses behavior struggles and conscious discipline.

263: Understood Explains IEPs from Understood.org
01 May

263: Understood Explains IEPs from Understood.org

Beautifully Complex Podcast: from Understood Explains, host Juliana Urtubey breaks down the differences between IEPs and 504 plans, and which one might be right for your child.

262: Emotional Support Animals, with Dan Maigler, LCSW
24 Apr

262: Emotional Support Animals, with Dan Maigler, LCSW

Beautifully Complex Podcast: Daniel Maigler reveals how emotional support animals can aid those facing mental health challenges.

Hello!

I'm Penny.

I empower stuck and struggling parents to dial down the chaos and intensity and help their neurodivergent kid thrive. You'll parent with purpose and create the family life you crave.

Through my podcast, award-winning books, parent training programs, parent coaching, and parenting summits, I’ve helped thousands of parents raising kids with ADHD, autism, and/or anxiety improve their lives.

I'd be honored to help you, too.

Catch my appearances on other podcasts too.

HELPING NEURODIVERGENT YOUTH THRIVE

Confident Teen Podcast

SUPPORTING NEURODIVERGENT TEENS

Learn Podcast with Dr. Emily

PARENTING THE KID YOU HAVE

Learn Smarter Podcast with Rachel & Steph

EMBRACE THE JOYS & CHALLENGES OF RAISING NEURODIVERSE KIDS

The Better Behavior Show with Dr. Nicole Beurkens

MANAGING OUR PARENTAL MINDSET

ADHD Essentials with Brendan Mahan, M.Ed.

RAISING COMPLEX CHILDREN

Learn Smarter Podcast with Rachel & Steph

PARENTING ADHD AND AUTISM

The Dad Edge Podcast with Larry Hagner

PARENTING KIDS WITH ADHD AND AUTISM

The PakMag Parents Podcast with Bree James

ADHD AND AUTISM PARENTING SUCCESS STORY: A LIVED EXPERIENCE

Attention Talk Radio with Jeff Copper, PCAC, PCC

PARENTING ADHD & AUTISTIC CHILDREN

Corebrain Journal Podcast with Dr. Charles Parker

HEARING YOUR ADHD CHILD’S TRUTH

Attention Talk Radio with Jeff Copper, PCAC, PCC

PARENTING A CHILD WITH ADHD

Parenting in the Rain with Jackie Flynn, MPA, EdS, LMHC

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