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...
ADHD Signs and Symptoms

ADHD Signs and Symptoms

Here is a list of signs which may indicate you or someone you know has ADHD. Note that some of these symptoms appear to directly contradict each other. The contradictory nature of ADHD is part of what sometimes makes it difficult to diagnose. Easily distracted, often...
What Is ADHD?

What Is ADHD?

If you stop a few people on the street and ask them to tell you everything they know about ADHD, you’ll get answers like these: “It’s a disease that makes little boys act like maniacs. My nephew has it, and they LITERALLY have to keep him on a leash...