Personal Essays

Personal Essays on Living with Adult ADHD -- in oneself or a loved one

This category features a wide range of first-person stories about living with Adult ADHD—in oneself or a loved one.

Understanding Girls with ADHD Nadeau Quinn Littman book
ADHD News & Research

A Must-Read About Girls With ADHD

Do I recommend the new revision of Understanding Girls with ADHD: How They Feel and Why They Do What They Do?  Consider the opening  lines of my review on Amazon.com. After, you’ll find a personal

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Jaclyn Paul Order from Chaos post at ADHD Roller Coaster
Personal Essays

Creating Order from ADHD Chaos

A universal challenge for people with ADHD is disorganization — of things, priorities, and time —so how do you transform chaos to order? In my experience, the first step comes with recognizing the pain that

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ADHD Relationship Support

Reaching Past ADHD Denial In A Loved One

Understanding denial sometimes associated with ADHD is one thing.  Reaching through ADHD denial in a loved one is quite another. In previous essays, we learned about what ADHD is, how it affects the brain, how

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ADHD drug holiday
Medications

ADHD Drug Holiday — Or Horror?

An ADHD Drug holiday, they call it. As if stopping to take ADHD medications guarantees a fun, freedom-filled break from tedious routine. On a recent trip to Hawaii, my friend John decided to not take

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