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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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Message from the Editor: It’s So Much Better When You’re Not Alone

At ADDA, we know the power of connection. Adults with ADHD are too often lonely. A lack of acceptance can lead to rejection by the people around us, and our own shame leads us to withdraw. Isolation becomes a (very bad) habit.…
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Road Trip Nation: Being You

with Evelyn Polk-Green Evelyn Polk-Green, ADDA's Immediate Past President, was interviewed for the Road Trip Nation Show, "Being You." Three young people with learning and attention issues travel the country seeking advice from TV host Howie Mandel and many more…
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