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Looking For Answers To Anxiety Changed My Life

Anonymous My story has a happy-ending, but I believe it also shows why women are underdiagnosed for ADHD.    I am a man. Looking back, I had classic ADHD "boy" symptoms as early as six years old. I was out of school long before ever hearing about what was then called ADD.  I did not seek help and…
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JessicaMcCabe

Hello Brains!

By Patricia Schwab That is the greeting from YouTube sensation Jessica McCabe to address her fellow adult ADHD’rs. Jessica explains in her TED talk, “Failing at Normal – An ADHD Success Story”, that she uses that greeting to address us…
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Dr. Michelle Frank, ADDA Vice President

Press for Progress

The 2018 International Women’s Day campaign theme is Press for Progress. This morning I sat at my desk. Lost in ADHD morning fog, sipping tea (caffeinated, of course, caffeinated!) I wondered how best to give this day of celebration of…
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Non-ADHD Partners Ease Their Loneliness

By Mike Fedel One of my favorite stories about being married to someone with ADHD had to do with returning a video to Redbox. Kristi’s husband promised he would return the movie on his way home from work. She called…
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“Men Becoming Our Best,” the Virtual Support Group That’s Our Gift to the People We Love

By Mike Fedel It could have been a tough night for non-nerds. Not true – we welcome everyone! But at least 3 of the 7 guys at the meeting were ‘techies’. ADDA’s newest Peer Support Group – “Men Becoming Our…
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