27 minutes | May 19, 2020

ADHD in Black Children: “In It” With Dr. Tumaini Coker

What are the unique challenges Black families face when it comes to having kids with ADHD? In this episode, hosts Amanda Morin and Bob Cunningham speak with Dr. Tumaini Coker, an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington and director of research at Seattle Children’s Center for Diversity and Health Equity, about her unique perspective as a researcher, pediatrician, and mom to twin boys with ADHD.  Then, hear from a college student, Xavier, about how his ADHD diagnosis shaped who he is today. Understood is dedicated to shaping a world where millions of people who learn and think differently can thrive at home, at school, and at work. Learn more about “In It” at u.org/podcast. Copyright © 2020 Understood.org USA LLC. All rights reserved.
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