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ADHD: A Holiday Recipe for Disaster?

By Duane Gordon I love the holidays. People are more cheerful, children are well behaved and the holiday baking, or eating! But that’s not it. The holidays offer a “perfect storm” of opportunities to go overboard! Put someone with ADHD in charge of a creative project and the results will be, well… MORE than you […]

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A Holiday Message from ADDA

For many, the holidays bring a mix of excitement, joy, and stress. This holiday season, remember to slow down and remind yourself that the best gifts often come in small packages….and I don’t mean from Tiffany’s! A kind word, laughter, and your presence (I won’t say undivided attention, but your best effort at it!), can make all […]

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Message from the Editor: All About Women With ADHD

This week we have some exciting news to share! We have been thrilled to see so many wonderful events planned dedicated to building awareness and support for women with ADHD in the coming months. Of course, the acknowledged pioneer in recognizing ADHD in women is Sari Solden, who created a big stir in the ADHD […]

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Message from the Editor: The Story Can Finally Be Told

Every year, the ADDA Board of Directors and Professional Advisory Board, along with a few other major supporters, meet for a three-day virtual Face-to-Face “State of the Organization” retreat. I’ll spare you the details, but I think it’s important to give you the inside scoop.  So, I want to let you in on a little […]

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ADDA Serves, Connects and Empowers: Meet The People Who Make It Happen

As 2015 draws to a close, we would like to publicly thank those who have served ADDA with loyalty, dedication, and heart. As 2016 draws near, we would like to publicly celebrate those who are taking on new positions within our organization as ADDA continues to help adults with ADHD live better lives. “Those who […]

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Wanted: Adult ADHD Patients for a Clinical Trial to Evaluate an Investigational Medicine

Would you or someone you know like to participate in a research study for an investigational medicine to treat adult Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? The MEASURE Study is now recruiting adults who have been diagnosed with ADHD for a clinical trial taking place at 13 doctors’ offices in the U.S. and two in Israel. As […]

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ADHD Is My Super Power!

ADHD is my diagnosis, but more than that, it is my superpower. I want to share my story. I’m 22 years old and from Peru. In November, 2014 I graduated from university and became licensed in clinical psychology with training in logotherapy and thanatology. I am looking forward to getting a Master’s degree in pediatric […]

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Getting Organized for the Holiday Season

Before you know it, you’ll be knee-deep in wrapping paper, cookie sprinkles and decorative lights. The holiday season is upon us, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend the next five weeks “holidazed.” Try these ADD friendly ideas for managing some of the typical jobs we all face. A Gathering Place – Whether you’re […]

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Should You Disclose Your ADHD at Work? Survey Says…

We are often asked, “Should I disclose my ADHD at work?” To answer this question, ADDA’s Workplace Committee conducted a survey between November 2013 and February 2015 asking adults with ADHD about their experiences related to disclosing ADHD at work. In the ADDA Workplace Committee online survey, we asked participants if they had disclosed their […]

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Message from the Editor

Happy ADHD Awareness Month! The month may be coming to a close, but the work we do to build awareness and support for adults with ADHD is as important as ever. Share your story of hope today by visiting our  ADHD Awareness page. This month’s edition of the ADDA Insider puts the spotlight on two women […]

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