Explaining ADHD to EVERYBODY ELSE

Explaining ADHD to EVERYBODY ELSE

Short answer? It’s not gonna be easy. Here’s why. The topic of ADHD has become relevant enough in our culture for people to form strong opinions about it, but NOT relevant enough for those opinions to have any basis in FACT. The unfortunate result of this...
ADHD Diagnosis

ADHD Diagnosis

For all you impatient types (and here I’m assuming that applies to pretty much my entire readership), I have some seemingly bad news for you: ADHD diagnosis is not a wham, bam, thank-you-ma’am kind of procedure. It starts with a hunt to find the right...
Alarming ADHD Statistics

Alarming ADHD Statistics

As a stand-alone condition, ADHD can be quite a challenge, especially given that it touches so many different areas of a person’s life. Trouble is, ADHD often DOESN’T stand alone – it often drags anywhere from 1 to 4 other conditions along with it, a...
How to tell someone you think he/she has ADHD.

How to tell someone you think he/she has ADHD.

So someone in your life is a chronic procrastinator, a consistent clutter-er, a frequent forget-er, and a fidgeter, to boot. You’ve examined the evidence and become convinced that your friend, family member, spouse, or coworker has Attention Deficit...
What ADHDers want you to know.

What ADHDers want you to know.

We have ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It’s actually a pretty imprecise name, because what we have doesn’t necessarily involve hyperactivity, it CAN be more of a gift than a “disorder,” and it doesn’t involve a...