Tools & Strategies

Adult ADHD tools and strategies categories of posts at ADHD Roller Coaster

A major part of learning to thrive with Adult ADHD is identifying tools and strategies that can help with your particular challenges. Not a stereotype’s.

Adult ADHD Chore Sharing strategy couple
Relationships

ADHD & Relationships: Play the Chore-Sharing Game

Chore-sharing often presents a major bone of contention in ADHD-challenged relationships. Arguing won’t help. Neither will nagging. And, good grief, stop “talking about it.”  Instead, pick up an ADHD-informed strategy.  A very simple one. In

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Personal Essays

Bullying: How to Help Children with ADHD

Do anti-bullying programs truly work to protect children with ADHD, especially when they’re not at school? I’ve long had my doubts.  So, I did a little research. In the process, I discovered the rather contrarian

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Relationships

ADHD Relationship Success: DIY Style

With some trepidation, Dr. Goat (my husband) and I jointly tackled a domestic task involving a sharp, whirring blade. Believe it or not: We succeeded—with all limbs and good humor intact! That’s what I call

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ADHD Relationship Support

ADHD Denial Can Be Brain-Based

  Denial  of Adult ADHD symptoms hurts everyone. But we compound our hurt when we wrongly attribute this denial in our  loved ones to stubbornness or willfulness.  Sometimes, that is the case. Many times, however, “ADHD

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Personal Essays

Happy Valentine’s Day to ADHD Roller Coaster Relationship Riders

It’s Valentine’s Day on the ADHD Relationships Roller Coaster. Are you celebrating—or crying? I used to dread the occasion. Now I look forward. How did this happen?

Let’s travel back in time. Back to the “bad old days,” before my husband and I started happily traipsing through the woods singing “I Got You, Babe” (see video at the end of this post).

Back when we were getting ferociously whipped around on the ADHD roller coaster—but had just discovered ADHD. By chance.

Back when we desperately needed better strategies—fast! The year was 1999, and almost no one was talking about Adult ADHD—much less  Adult ADHD relationships.

As for Valentine’s Day, we were lucky it wasn’t the Valentine’s Day Massacre.

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Silicon Valley Adult ADHD Support

If you live in or are visiting the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley and seeking support for Adult ADHD—yours or your partners—you’ve come to the right place! For more than a decade, I have led

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