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Message from the Editor: Struggling with Social Skills

I have taken on much writing and editorial work in my career as a journalist and editor, but I have been struggling socially to get to what I like to call “independent wages.” My work skills are strong, but I…
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Message From the Editor: Transitions

Transitions As the summer ends many of us are returning back to school and work. I am an adult with ADHD and I am not. I have been unemployed for many years. My long-term unemployment stint started in 2009 when…
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ADHD is not One-Size-Fits-All

When I first started to figure out my ADHD (and this wasn't easy, but that's another story) I thought I had solved the problem for my ADHD daughter as well. My youngest daughter was diagnosed with ADHD before I was…
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Learn to Listen. Listen to Learn.

I was enjoying a classic Ramones song today with a strikingly simple and powerful chorus. It said: Learn to listen; listen to learn You gotta learn to listen before you get burned. The Ramones I found the song’s message particularly…
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ADDA Is Diversity: A Statement on Recent Events and ADDA’s Commitment to Diversity

The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) is dedicated to helping adults with ADHD lead better lives. ADDA has a responsibility to spread awareness about ADHD and to help combat stigma and discrimination for those with ADHD. But we also have…
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