Author: adda-ADMIN

We Learn From Each Other

Adults with ADHD are always learning about their unique ADHD characteristics. If you can’t change them, you need to find ways to accept them and build new processes to make them work. Learning from each other is one of the greatest benefits of being a member of ADDA. I’m a procrastinator, big time. Before my […]

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My Story (Or At Least the ADD Part)

By Dr. Miriam Reiss Twenty-one years ago, a career coaching client came to my office and proclaimed, with tears in her eyes, “You have to read this book so you’ll understand me.” In reading the book, Sari Solden’s “Women with Attention Deficit Disorder,” I realized the author was talking about me too, not just my client. I was […]

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Happy Holidays!

Where ever you are, whoever you are, however you celebrate! There is a movement afoot to divide people. This year we’ve seen it grow in new and painful directions worldwide. But ADDA’s strength has always been coming together. That’s why this year I’d like to offer ADDA’s holiday wish as one, not of peace, prosperity […]

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Believe in Your Strengths and The Value of Your Differences

By Gabriel One of my typical ADHD behaviors in an elementary school classroom was to constantly recline my desk and balance on it.  Teachers would call my attention on this all the time.  Also, I just couldn’t keep my shoes on, so I would take them off and very often the teacher or other students would take […]

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How to Use Your Trampoline as the Ultimate ADHD Management Tool

By Adam Eyal  If you suffer from ADHD, you might have used a trampoline as a form of therapy as a child, but did you know that it can be just as effective a management tool when you reach adulthood? Through a mixture of coping strategies and trying to fit into social expectations, most children […]

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A Little Talent Goes a Long Way

By Dean Solden The very first ADHD Conference I attended was in 1990 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ADHDers, being the creative souls we are, often have special talents and many of the people attending were musicians. Throw a bunch of musicians together and they’ll soon be jamming. Make it ADHD musicians and it gets wild! […]

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Social Skills Guru Caroline Maguire Pilots Program for ADHD Adults

Interviewed by Patti Schwab The title of your presentation ” Why Does No One Like Me? Learn How to Read the Room to Create a More Positive Social Approach” can you tell us how you came to offer a session on social skills for adults at the Atlanta conference? I’ve been working with children with […]

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Women Connect and Unite: An Interview with Dr. Michelle Frank

By Patti Schwab The rate of women being diagnosed with ADHD has risen dramatically in recent years, which can bring a sense of relief and freedom, however the diagnoses itself does not erase a lifetime of low self-esteem, anxiety, depression and any other negative impact it’s had on the lives of countless women. The consensus […]

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5 Competitive Games for Work that Maintain Productivity
(My Personal ADD Management)

By Adam Eyal The Internet is full of strategies to help parents address ADD in their kids, with the expectation that they will have outgrown it – or learned to manage it – by adulthood. In reality, life doesn’t work out that way. That’s why around four percent of the adult population has Attention Deficit […]

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Resilience + Knowledge = Helping Others Find Answers

Interview by Patti Schwab Bethany grew up in a very structured family. Her father was in the military, and the family moved back and forth between Whidbey Island, Washington and Pensacola, Florida. Bethany was always the new kid. Being so young, she didn’t know what anxiety meant – but she knew that scary feeling in […]

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